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Yu, Kai; Martin, Andrew J.; Hou, Yuxue; Osborn, Justin; Zhan, Xi – Measurement: Interdisciplinary Research and Perspectives, 2019
The present study sought to extend prior research in the Chinese context by examining the role of demographic and socioeconomic factors in middle school students' motivation, engagement, academic buoyancy, and adaptability. A total of 2,434 middle school students (aged 11-15¬†years) in China participated in the study. For demographic factors,…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Learner Engagement, Student Adjustment, Middle School Students
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Zhang, Junhua; Wang, Siyuan; Lu, Yuan – World Journal of Education, 2019
Previous studies have shown that quality and the quantity of father involvement in education play an important role in children's development. The influence of father involvement in education on Chinese children's mental health status still needs further study. To understand the present situation of father involvement in education and its impact…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Participation, Fathers, Elementary School Students
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Baoyan, Yang; Minggang, Wan – Chinese Education & Society, 2015
This paper uses survey data from educational tracking upon graduation from middle schools in Q County, Gansu Province, and explores the mechanism in which the level of father's education and economic capital affect academic performance. The study finds that the academic performance of male students is significantly higher than that of female…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Attainment, Fathers, Parent Background