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Childs, Alison Jean – Multicultural Education Review, 2018
The period of transition between education and employment can be difficult for young people, particularly young immigrants. Human capital theory argues that higher levels of educational attainment should lead to improved likelihood of employment. However, although young immigrants have higher, on average, levels of educational attainment than…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Education Work Relationship, Secondary School Students, Adolescents
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Milthorpe, Naomi; Clarke, Robert; Fletcher, Lisa; Moore, Robbie; Stark, Hannah – Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2018
This article provides an account of a collaborative teaching and learning project conducted in the English programme at the University of Tasmania in 2015. The project, "Blended English", involved the development, implementation, and evaluation of learning and teaching activities using online and mobile technologies for undergraduate…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Ip, Martin Ho Kwan; Imuta, Kana; Slaughter, Virginia – Developmental Psychology, 2018
Correct counting respects the stable order principle whereby the count terms are recited in a fixed order every time. The 4 experiments reported here tested whether precounting infants recognize and prefer correct stable-ordered counting. The authors introduced a novel preference paradigm in which infants could freely press two buttons to activate…
Descriptors: Preferences, Serial Ordering, Computation, Infants
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Bell, Megan F.; Bayliss, Donna M.; Glauert, Rebecca; Ohan, Jeneva L. – Developmental Psychology, 2018
There is evidence that children of incarcerated parents are at risk of poor developmental and educational outcomes. However, much of this evidence is limited by biased samples, as studies must rely on opt-in recruitment. Administrative data present an opportunity to overcome this challenge, as they capture information on all incarcerated…
Descriptors: Child Development, Crime, Teacher Attitudes, Models
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Cheng, Xue Jun; McCarthy, Callum J.; Wang, Tony S. L.; Palmeri, Thomas J.; Little, Daniel R. – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 2018
Upright faces are thought to be processed more holistically than inverted faces. In the widely used composite face paradigm, holistic processing is inferred from interference in recognition performance from a to-be-ignored face half for upright and aligned faces compared with inverted or misaligned faces. We sought to characterize the nature of…
Descriptors: Holistic Approach, Models, Comparative Analysis, Correlation
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Wang, Cen; Williams, Kate E.; Shahaeian, Ameneh; Harrison, Linda J. – School Psychology Quarterly, 2018
The objective of this study is to examine the trajectory of internalizing problems across middle childhood among a population sample of Australian children, and to understand the timing of explanatory factors related to children's development of internalizing problems, by using multiple-indicator latent growth curve modeling. Participants were…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Behavior Problems, Parenting Styles, Parent Child Relationship
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Kelada, Lauren; Hasking, Penelope; Melvin, Glenn; Whitlock, Janis; Baetens, Imke – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2018
Phenomenological and cultural understandings of recovery from the perspective of individuals who engage in nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) are rare. The primary study objective was to understand similarities across three samples in (a) how young people define recovery from NSSI and (b) what they consider helpful approaches taken by parents and…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Self Destructive Behavior, Phenomenology, Cultural Awareness
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Sridharan, Bhavani; Muttakin, Mohammad Badrul; Mihret, Dessalegn Getie – Accounting Education, 2018
Despite increasing demands by stakeholders to instil teamwork skills in accounting graduates, the assessment practices associated with teamwork in the accounting curricula are not yet well developed. This study examined the association between students' perceptions of peer assessment attributes (i.e. anonymity, question relevance and mark…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Peer Evaluation, Teamwork, Masters Programs
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Montuoro, Paul; Lewis, Ramon – Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Recent studies have shown that student behavioral engagement is malleable. For example, these studies have reported that students who feel emotionally supported by their teachers experience higher levels of behavioral engagement. The authors contributed to this research by investigating behavioral disengagement among innocent bystanders during…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Teacher Student Relationship, Teacher Behavior, Aggression
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Hardie, Geraldine; Almeida, Shamika; Ross, Pauline J. – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2018
Internships are becoming more relevant to universities as they provide students with practical skills that can be aligned with their career aspirations. Typically, successful undergraduate internship programs depend on the efficiency and design of the university internship program; the student commitment to the internship; and host organization's…
Descriptors: Mentors, Undergraduate Students, Internship Programs, Case Studies
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Pandya, Samta P. – Religious Education, 2018
Based on a one-year longitudinal experimental study with 3,782 kindergarten school children across 15 countries, this article examines the association between prayer and happiness. Results show that the post-test scores on the faces scale were higher for the participant group who had taken the prayer lessons vis-à-vis the comparison group.…
Descriptors: Scores, Cross Cultural Studies, Christianity, Pretests Posttests
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Gunn, Therese; Jones, Lee; Bridge, Pete; Rowntree, Pam; Nissen, Lisa – Interactive Learning Environments, 2018
In recent years, simulation has increasingly underpinned the acquisition of pre-clinical skills by undergraduate medical imaging (diagnostic radiography) students. This project aimed to evaluate the impact of an innovative virtual reality (VR) learning environment on the development of technical proficiency by students. The study assessed the…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Medical Students, Simulated Environment, Educational Technology
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Gleeson, Jim; O'Gorman, John; Goldburg, Peta; O'Neill, Maureen M. – Journal of Catholic Education, 2018
The faith-based identity of Catholic schools is increasingly problematic in a secularised society where the numbers of teachers belonging to religious orders are diminishing rapidly. Teachers' views regarding the characteristics of Catholic schools are an important aspect of the identity of such schools. The authors locate Catholic schools in the…
Descriptors: Institutional Characteristics, Catholic Schools, Comparative Education, Foreign Countries
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Thielking, Monica; Skues, Jason; Le, Vi-An – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2018
In Australia, policies such as the Better Outcomes in Mental Health Care initiative have been the impetus for improved collaboration between medical practitioners and psychologists in general. However, policies that promote collaboration between school psychologists and community mental health, health, justice and/or human services professionals…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Psychologists, School Counselors, Cooperation
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Aoun, Chadi; Vatanasakdakul, Savanid; Ang, Karyne – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
Reflective teaching practice is often heralded as a pillar of effective tuition. However, the perceptions of multiple forms of feedback among learners and their contributions to reflective learning is yet to attract significant attention, particularly in the Information Systems (IS) context. This research investigates the antecedent constituents…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Learning Experience, Foreign Countries, Information Systems
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