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Messina, Barbara A. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Catholic schools in the United States support the Church's mission to evangelize; in doing so, they have an impact on the future vitality of the Catholic Church. Catholic school cultures make the schools authentically Catholic and distinguish them from other educational institutions. The Church depends on administrators and teachers in the schools…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Church Role, Institutional Mission, School Culture
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McLouglin, Larisa; Spears, Barbara; Taddeo, Carmel – International Journal of Emotional Education, 2018
A substantial amount of research has documented the negative impact technology has on young people's lives: particularly cyberbullying and the negative mental health outcomes associated with it. Research examining how technology could promote mental health and wellbeing in young people however, needs further investigation. This paper reports on a…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Mental Health, Well Being
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Mohammadian, Amir; Saed, Amin; Shahi, Younes – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2018
With the development of educational technology, the concept of technology-enhanced multimedia instructions is using widely in the educational settings. Technology can be employed in teaching different skills such as listening, reading, speaking and writing. Among these skills, reading comprehension is the skill in which EFL learners have some…
Descriptors: Video Technology, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Jalalian, Farzad – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2018
The inability of English language learners to recall English concepts is a major challenge faced by teachers. This paper aims to determine the effectiveness of video educational games with a linguistic approach in English language education of the 2nd grade high school students. This is an applied and quasi-experimental study conducted in 2016.…
Descriptors: Video Games, Educational Games, Sampling, Control Groups
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Williamson, Rachel E.; Reed, David E., II.; Wickham, Robert E.; Field, Nigel P. – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2018
Research demonstrates that children exposed to domestic violence experience a myriad of internalising and externalising symptoms. The current study examines this pathway within a Cambodian sample, specifically determining if the effect of witnessing domestic violence on the child's tendency to bully or to be bullied is mediated by symptoms of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Family Violence, Bullying
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Eymur, Guluzar – Journal of Chemical Education, 2018
The present study investigated how students' self-efficacy changed after participation in four lab investigations that were designed on the basis of a new laboratory instructional strategy, namely, argument-driven inquiry (ADI). The study was conducted with 64 10th grade students from two intact classes in a public high school in the northeast of…
Descriptors: High School Students, Self Efficacy, Inquiry, Laboratory Training
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Lin, Yu-Tzu; Wu, Cheng-Chih; Chiu, Chiung-Fang – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2018
This article explores the feasibility of employing cooperative program editing tools in teaching programming. A quasi-experimental study was conducted, in which the experimental group co-edited the programs with peers using the wiki. The control group co-edited the programs with peers using only the face-to-face approach. The findings show that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Grade 10, Programming
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Saw, Guan; Chang, Chi-Ning – Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 2018
This study examines the disparities in, changes in, and longitudinal interrelationships among mathematics achievement and motivational factors for Hispanics and their White, Black, and Asian peers throughout high school. Analyzing the nationally representative High School Longitudinal Study of 2009, regression results indicate that Hispanics trail…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Achievement, Motivation Techniques, Hispanic American Students
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Chang, Anna C-S; Hu, Hsueh-chao Marcella – TESL-EJ, 2018
This study investigates 62 EFL young adults' vocabulary learning rates immediately after reading ten graded readers, and their vocabulary decay rates after a three-month period. The participants were divided into two relative levels: higher (n = 31) and lower (n = 31). One hundred target words were semi-randomly selected from the reading texts and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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Fuhrmann, Tamar; Schneider, Bertrand; Blikstein, Paulo – International Journal of Science Education, 2018
The Bifocal Modelling Framework (BMF) is an approach for science learning which links students' physical experimentation with computer modelling in real time, focusing on the comparison of the two media. In this paper, we explore how a Bifocal Modelling implementation supported learning outcomes related to both content and metamodeling knowledge,…
Descriptors: High School Students, Science Instruction, Models, Outcomes of Education
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Jin, Wen; Lin, Yuewu – English Language Teaching, 2018
The psychological quality is a stable, basic and derivative psychological character, and is a dynamic organization composed of four subs-systems of cognition, personality psychology, mental health and social adaptation. Foreign and domestic scholars have done plenty of researches on the relationship between the academic performance and several…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Proficiency
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Li, Jingguang; Zhao, Yajun; Kong, Feng; Du, Shuailing; Yang, Suyong; Wang, Song – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2018
This study sought to validate the Short Grit Scale (Grit-S), an instrument that measures perseverance and passion for long-term goals, among Chinese high school students. Confirmatory factor analyses revealed that the scale retains the two-factor structure of the original scale. The scale demonstrated satisfactory internal consistency and…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Adolescents, Program Validation, High School Students
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Baker-Smith, E. Christine – Peabody Journal of Education, 2018
In recent years, the frequent use of suspensions and the racial disparities in their application, particularly for nonviolent behaviors, has created a maelstrom of public pressure for schools to adjust their suspension practices. In an era of increasing institutional accountability for schools, there is evidence that schools may be responsive to…
Descriptors: Suspension, High School Students, School Policy, Board of Education Policy
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Hinze-Pifer, Rebecca; Sartain, Lauren – Peabody Journal of Education, 2018
Driven by a combination of concern for historically high suspension rates and substantial disproportionalities in suspension use, a recent wave of education reforms encourages schools to reduce their use of suspensions for student behavior management. Both academic and political discourse has focused on the extensive use of suspension for…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Student Behavior, Suspension, Disproportionate Representation
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Waasdorp, Tracy E.; Berg, Juliette; Debnam, Katrina J.; Stuart, Elizabeth A.; Bradshaw, Catherine P. – Journal of School Violence, 2018
Parochial schools are assumed to provide better social and academic experiences; however, few studies account for selection bias when comparing with public schools. This study contrasted public versus parochial schools using propensity score matching across a range of outcomes (e.g., perceptions of school, emotional symptoms, substance use,…
Descriptors: Risk, Parochial Schools, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Mental Health
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