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Egilmez, Hatice Onuray; Engür, Doruk; Nalbantoglu, Ertem – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The relationship between communication, self-esteem and the attitude towards music teaching, which are all necessary features for a music teaching candidate, has been observed for students in the music teaching program in the TRNC. The data for the communication skills of 66 students studying music teaching in Near East University and Girne…
Descriptors: Self Esteem, Student Attitudes, Communication Skills, Music Teachers
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Topuz, Ramazan; Bahadir, Ziya; Erdogan, Çagri Hamdi – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2019
The aim of this research study is to investigate the social appearance anxiety and self-esteem levels of sports management department students concerning some variables. 328 students participated in research group, who were studying at Erciyes University Department of Sports Management, Faculty of Sport Sciences in the 2018-2019 academic year. The…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Self Esteem, College Students, Social Influences
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Jordan, Katherine A.; Gagnon, Ryan J.; Anderson, Denise M.; Pilcher, June J. – Journal of Experiential Education, 2018
Background: Experiential education in higher education provides opportunities for college student development that contribute to student success. As such, a leisure education program is posited as a complement to experiential education programming. Purpose: This study explored the impact of a leisure education program (leisure skills) on…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Leisure Education, Experiential Learning, Outcomes of Education
Spierer, Jeremy A. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study was designed to better understand the factors that influence religious belief and change of belief during the freshman year of college. This study focused on a specific population: 256 emerging adults (ages 18-19 years old), all Orthodox Jews, men and women, who had studied for at least one year in Israel prior to entering college. They…
Descriptors: Religion, Beliefs, Religious Factors, Foreign Countries
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Lau, Eva Yi Hung; Chan, Kevin Ka Shing; Lam, Chun Bun – Journal of College Student Development, 2018
Although the contribution of family support and peer support to university adjustment has been examined separately, few attempts have been made to explore the mechanism underlying this relation. This is the first study in the Asian context to test the role of self-esteem in mediating the effect of social support on first-year university adjustment…
Descriptors: Student Adjustment, College Freshmen, Self Esteem, Foreign Countries
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Hillier, Ashleigh; Goldstein, Jody; Murphy, Deirdra; Trietsch, Rhoda; Keeves, Jacqueline; Mendes, Eva; Queenan, Alexa – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2018
Increasing numbers of students with autism spectrum disorder are entering higher education. Their success can be jeopardized by organizational, social/emotional, and academic challenges if appropriate supports are not in place. Our objective was to evaluate the effectiveness of a support group model for university students with autism spectrum…
Descriptors: College Students, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Social Support Groups
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Shaikh, Ayesha – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2018
The present study examined the effectiveness of interpersonal group therapy designed to improve self-esteem and social functioning in college students with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Participants with documented ADHD diagnoses completed self-report measures of self-esteem and social functioning at the initiation of the study,…
Descriptors: Group Counseling, Self Esteem, Interpersonal Competence, College Students
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Robbins, A.; Kaye, E.; Catling, J. C. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
Resilience, when coping with stress, can protect against serious negative life outcomes and lead to greater lifetime satisfaction. The current literature suggests that there are internal factors that may moderate the development of resilience. These factors could be used to inform targeted interventions for young people experiencing stress within…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Resilience (Psychology), Higher Education, Coping
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Comanaru, Ruxandra-Silvia; Noels, Kimberly A.; Dewaele, Jean-Marc – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2018
Studies of bicultural identity have claimed conflict--harmony and distance--overlap as relevant axes for describing bicultural identity, whereas other research emphasises variations across social situations. Based on this literature and focus group interviews, the bicultural identity of 300 young adults from immigrant families was examined, and a…
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Self Concept, Factor Structure, Immigrants
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Prihadi, Kususanto; Tan, Christine Y. H.; Tan, Reimy T. S.; Yong, P. L.; Yong, Jonathan H. E.; Tinagaran, Sharvini; Goh, Chee Leong; Tee, Yu Jin – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2018
This study aims to study the mediation role of locus of control on the impact of learned helplessness on students' academic procrastination. Studies reported that more than 70% university students procrastinate, and one of the causes is the perception that one is vulnerable or helpless in finishing the procrastinate tasks. It was hypothesized that…
Descriptors: Locus of Control, Time Management, Helplessness, Undergraduate Students
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Asakereh, Ahmad; Yousofi, Nouroddin – International Journal of Educational Psychology, 2018
The present study investigated the relationship between reflective thinking, general self-efficacy, self-esteem and academic achievement of Iranian EFL students. To this end, 132 Iranian EFL students from three state universities were recruited. To collect the data, the participants completed four questionnaires, namely background information…
Descriptors: Reflection, Self Esteem, Self Efficacy, English (Second Language)
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Alsalkhi, Mahmoud – International Journal of Instruction, 2018
This study aimed at knowing the level of specialty satisfaction and its relation to the self-esteem of the students in the Department of Educational Sciences of the University of Petra. In order to accomplish the objective of this study, a specialty satisfaction scale was established covering 30 items. Also, Rosenberg scale of 10 items was used to…
Descriptors: Student Satisfaction, Self Esteem, Foreign Countries, Specialization
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Nelson, Sarah C.; Syed, Moin; Tran, Alisia G. T. T.; Hu, Alison W.; Lee, Richard M. – Developmental Psychology, 2018
Ethnic-racial identity (ERI) development is a central developmental process for youth of color. Although a great deal of research establishes the importance of cultural socialization by parents to the development of ERI, limited empirical work has examined peers' role in these processes. This study uses 4 cross-sectional data sets (N = 127, 312,…
Descriptors: Racial Identification, Socialization, Parent Influence, Peer Influence
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Bonsaksen, Tore – Cogent Education, 2018
Background: Students' preferences for teaching have been associated with their own approaches to studying. However, whether teaching preferences are associated with a set of student characteristics is yet unknown. Aim: To investigate whether sociodemographic, education-related and personal factors were associated with preferences for teaching…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Occupational Therapy, Allied Health Personnel, College Students
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Watson, Ryan J.; Grossman, Arnold H.; Russell, Stephen T. – Youth & Society, 2019
Disparities in psychosocial adjustment have been identified for lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) youth, yet research that explores multiple sources of social support among subgroups of LGB youth is sparse. Social support theory is used as a framework to analyze the ways that different sources of support might promote better psychosocial adjustment…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Social Support Groups
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