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Thorlacius, Örnólfur; Gudmundsson, Einar – School Mental Health, 2019
The study examined the screening effectiveness of the Children's Emotional Adjustment Scale (CEAS), a parent-reported scale that measures the emotional competence of children across four continuous factors (temper control, mood repair, anxiety control, social assertiveness) anchored in adaptive child behaviors, characteristics and skills that are…
Descriptors: Emotional Adjustment, Mental Health, Screening Tests, Children
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Clair, Erin – CEA Forum, 2019
To help many students stay in college today, faculty need to advise students in areas such as financial struggles, coping with stress, mental or physical issues, and family pressures as much as they need to advise them about what classes to take. But what Erin Clair found in surveying the faculty at Arkansas Tech University and in the surveys of…
Descriptors: Teacher Motivation, College Faculty, Family Work Relationship, Faculty Advisers
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Walsh, Andrea – CEA Forum, 2019
This article, based on Andrea Walsh's teaching experience at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), focuses on a strategy to inspire students to approach the revision process proactively with imagination and critical insight: envisioning essays as documentary films. It first looks at some central tasks of revision and then explores the…
Descriptors: Revision (Written Composition), Writing Strategies, Writing Instruction, Instructional Effectiveness
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Diez-Bedmar, Maria Belen – International Journal of English Studies, 2011
In this paper an updated overview of the main errors that Spanish students make when writing the English exam in the University Entrance Examination is provided. To do so, a Computer-aided Error Analysis (CEA) (Dagneaux, Denness & Granger, 1998) was conducted on a representative sample of the students who took the exam in June 2008 in Jaen,…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), Academic Achievement, Error Analysis (Language), Foreign Countries
Sefcik, Michael – Education Canada, 2013
Are students just "doing school" or are they engaged with their studies? How does a student's level of engagement influence learning, achievement, and teaching? The latest series of What did you do in school today? reports focus on academic outcomes, instructional challenge, and intellectual engagement. The reports reveal there is a…
Descriptors: Grades (Scholastic), Adolescents, Learner Engagement, Academic Achievement
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Thorlacius, Örnólfur; Gudmundsson, Einar – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2019
The study examined the psychometric properties of the Children's Emotional Adjustment Scale--Preschool Version (CEAS-P), a new behavioral rating scale completed by parents. The scale measures preschoolers' emotional functioning across three competency-based factors (Temper control, Social assertiveness, Anxiety control) anchored on healthy…
Descriptors: Emotional Adjustment, Preschool Children, Behavior Rating Scales, Mothers
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Steinmetz, Adam B.; Ng, Ka H.; Freeman, John H. – Learning & Memory, 2017
Amygdala lesions impair, but do not prevent, acquisition of cerebellum-dependent eyeblink conditioning suggesting that the amygdala modulates cerebellar learning. Two-factor theories of eyeblink conditioning posit that a fast-developing memory within the amygdala facilitates slower-developing memory within the cerebellum. The current study tested…
Descriptors: Memory, Brain, Neurological Organization, Learning
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Takele, Silabat – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
This is a predictive validity study which aimed at examining the validity strength of College Entrance Assessment (CEA) scores, EGSLCE (Ethiopian General School Leaving Certificate Examination) and High School Average Transcript (HSAT) in predicting college students' academic success as measured by first year CGPA. For this purpose, 2015 regular…
Descriptors: Validity, Scores, College Entrance Examinations, Multiple Regression Analysis
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AugsJoost, Brett; Jerman, Petra; Deardorff, Julianna; Harley, Kim; Constantine, Norman A. – Health Education & Behavior, 2014
Expanding condom-related knowledge and skills and reducing barriers to condom use have the potential to help reduce pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections among youth. These goals are sometimes addressed through condom education and availability (CEA) programs as part of sexuality education in school. Parents are a key constituency in…
Descriptors: Contraception, Parent Child Relationship, Health Behavior, Sexuality
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Campbell-Smith, Emma J.; Holmes, Nathan M.; Lingawi, Nura W.; Panayi, Marios C.; Westbrook, R. Frederick – Learning & Memory, 2015
The present study investigated how oxytocin (OT) signaling in the central (CeA) and basolateral (BLA) amygdala affects acquisition, expression, and extinction of context-conditioned fear (freezing) in rats. In the first set of experiments, acquisition of fear to a shocked context was impaired by a preconditioning infusion of synthetic OT into the…
Descriptors: Animals, Brain, Learning, Cognitive Processes
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Li, Wei; Dong, Nianbo; Maynard, Rebecca A. – Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 2020
Cost-effectiveness analysis is a widely used educational evaluation tool. The randomized controlled trials that aim to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of the treatment are commonly referred to as randomized cost-effectiveness trials (RCETs). This study provides methods of power analysis for two-level multisite RCETs. Power computations take…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Cost Effectiveness, Randomized Controlled Trials, Educational Research
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Hunter, Leah J.; DiPerna, James C.; Hart, Susan Crandall; Crowley, Max – School Psychology Quarterly, 2018
Although implementation of universal social-emotional learning programs is becoming more common in schools, few studies have examined the cost-effectiveness of such programs. As such, the purpose of this article is two fold. First, we provide an overview of cost-effectiveness methods for school-based programs, and second, we share results of a…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Social Development, Emotional Development, School Activities
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Erdogan, Mehmet; Marcinkowski, Thomas – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2015
This study focuses on the design, development, validation, and psychometric properties of the Children's Environmental Affect Scale (CEAS). The following steps were taken in developing the CEAS. A substantial review of literature on environmental affect and EL helped the researchers identify several scales and questionnaires that, in turn, help…
Descriptors: Affective Measures, Test Construction, Test Validity, Psychometrics
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Moody, Elaine; Phinney, Alison – Canadian Journal on Aging, 2012
Social inclusion is an important factor in promoting optimum health and wellness for older adults. Community-engaged arts (CEA) have been promoted as a means to support social inclusion for this population, but little empirical evidence has been reported. The objective of this study was to explore the role of a CEA program in the social inclusion…
Descriptors: Participant Observation, Older Adults, Art Education, Social Integration
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Liu, Richard T.; Jager-Hyman, Shari; Wagner, Clara A.; Alloy, Lauren B.; Gibb, Brandon E. – Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 2012
Objective: Although past research has documented a link between adverse childhood experiences--particularly childhood emotional (CEA), physical (CPA), and sexual abuse (CSA)--and depression, relatively few studies have examined the unique impact of each of these highly co-occurring abuse types. Moreover, relatively little is known about the…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Children, Depression (Psychology), Criminals
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