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Delcenserie, Audrey; Genesee, Fred; Gauthier, Karine – Applied Psycholinguistics, 2013
We assessed the language, cognitive, and socioemotional abilities of 27 internationally adopted children from China, adopted by French-speaking parents, 12 of whom had been assessed previously by Gauthier and Genesee. The children were on average 7 years, 10 months old and were matched to nonadopted monolingual French-speaking children on age,…
Descriptors: Language Tests, Adoption, Foreign Countries, Speech Communication
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Teng, Zhaojun; Nie, Qian; Guo, Cheng; Zhang, Qian; Liu, Yanling; Bushman, Brad J. – Developmental Psychology, 2019
Although adolescents around the world play video games, little is known about their longitudinal effects on adolescents from Eastern countries. This large longitudinal violent video game study has 4 strengths. First, it is the first longitudinal study conducted with Chinese adolescents. Second, it examines moral disengagement as a possible…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Video Games, Violence
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Blown, Eric J.; Bryce, Tom G. K. – Research in Science Education, 2017
The research reported here investigated the everyday and scientific repertoires of children involved in semi-structured, Piagetian interviews carried out to check their understanding of dynamic astronomical concepts like daytime and night-time. It focused on the switching taking place between embedded and disembedded thinking; on the imagery which…
Descriptors: Scientific Literacy, Scientific Concepts, Scientific Principles, Semi Structured Interviews
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Yan, Shunqin – International Journal of Higher Education, 2016
Aim: This thesis discusses the relationship between college students' boredom tendency and attribution style as well as achievement motivation. Method: The author uses scale assessment on college students of boredom tendency scale, the inner-control scale, internality-powerful others scale and chance scale draw up by Leveson, as well as…
Descriptors: Correlation, College Students, Scores, Psychological Patterns
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Jinying, Wang; Pelagie, Pene Zongabiro Nina – International Journal of Higher Education, 2014
Students' perceptions towards entrepreneurship have been a focus for many researches in the field of Entrepreneurship: Given the role that entrepreneurship play in the economic development of a country, researchers acknowledge that students are the key population for entrepreneurial activities. Researchers want to predict and understand students'…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Intention, Performance Factors, Vocational Interests
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Li, Dongping; Bao, Zhenzhou; Li, Xian; Wang, Yanhui – Journal of School Health, 2016
Background: School factors play important roles in adolescent suicide. However, little is known about how school climate is associated with adolescent suicide. This study examined the relationship between perceived school climate and adolescent suicidal ideation and suicide attempts, and whether these relations were explained by adolescent sleep…
Descriptors: Suicide, Asians, Mediation Theory, Educational Environment
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Hu, Guoqing; Baker, Susan P.; Baker, Timothy D. – Journal of Rural Health, 2010
Context: Urban-rural disparity is an important issue for injury control in China. Details of the urban-rural disparities in fatal injuries have not been analyzed. Purpose: To target key injury causes that most contribute to the urban-rural disparity, we decomposed total urban-rural differences in 2006 injury mortality by gender, age, and cause.…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Transportation, Injuries, Mortality Rate
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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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Ebbeck, Marjory; Yim, Hoi Yin Bonnie; Lee, Lai Wan Maria – Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2010
This article presents some findings of a small-scale research study carried out in 1 kindergarten in Hong Kong. The study looked at the problems associated with the transition of families from one culture (mainland China) to a new culture (Hong Kong), concentrating on the children's development of a sense of belonging in Hong Kong. Specific issues…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Kindergarten, Young Children, Child Development
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Han, Pi Guo; Wu, Yun Peng; Yu, Tian; Xia, Xu Min; Gao, Feng Qiang – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2016
The current study explored the role of teacher-child relationship plays on the relationship between preschooler's shyness level and externalizing problem. The sample consisted of 463 children from 6 preschools of Shandong province in northern China. Mothers reported the shyness level, aggressive behavior, and attention problem of their children,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Student Relationship, Preschool Children, Preschool Teachers
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Liu, Lin; Xie, Ailei – International Studies in Sociology of Education, 2016
This paper reports the findings of an eight-month ethnographic study of a small group of at-risk youths in a school of a southern coastal city in China. The process leading to the young students being marginalised by the school system and how they developed a "muddling through" subculture to counteract this marginalisation is revealed.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnography, At Risk Students, Student Subcultures
Elsevier, 2006
The "problem of the 21st century" is rapidly expanding diversity alongside stubbornly persistent status and power inequities by race, ethnicity, gender, class, language, citizenship and region. Extensive technological, economic, political and social changes, along with immigration, combine to produce a global community of great diversity…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Economic Development, Higher Education, Student Diversity
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Nelson, Larry J.; Duan, Xin xing; Padilla-Walker, Laura M.; Luster, Stephanie S. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2013
Past work in China has revealed that approximately 60% of young people in China consider themselves to be adults. However, no work, prior to this study, has been done examining either the views of Chinese parents regarding their children's adult status or the criteria that Chinese parents use in determining whether or not their children have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Young Adults, Parents
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Zhang, Jie; Jia, Shuhua; Jiang, Chao; Sun, Jie – Death Studies, 2006
Studying the characteristics of attempted suicide is helpful in knowing the background of some completed suicides and improving prevention or intervention strategies. This current study analyzed data of 74 suicide attempters and 92 accident injured patients admitted to 6 hospital emergency rooms in an area of Northeastern China and found both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Patients, Females, Marital Instability
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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
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