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Fung, Suk-Chun – International Education Studies, 2019
This is the first study to investigate humane attitudes toward animals and empathic tendencies toward humans among Chinese adolescents and young adults. The present study administered two scales, the Animal Attitude Scale (AAS) and Interpersonal Reactivity Index (IRI), to 471 Hong Kong secondary school and university students who were between the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Altruism, Empathy, Humanistic Education
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de Lima Bastos, Pedro Augusto; Pessoa, Rosane Rocha – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2019
In this qualitative study, we intend to discuss how adolescent students in a Brazilian public school classroom define their body image and personalize the themes "beauty standards" and "fatness." Grounded on a critical approach to language teaching, these two social themes were problematized in eight lessons of "Ensino…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Human Body
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Kroneman, Marieke; Admiraal, Wilfried; Ketelaars, Mieke – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2019
Not many interventions are available to improve the school climate for lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) youth in prevocational secondary education. In four schools with different student populations, this study examined the impact of a newly designed peer-educator intervention on attitudes towards lesbian women and gay men and on the class climate…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Intervention, Females, Student Needs
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Ummet, Durmus; Eksi, Halil; Erdogan, Ahmet – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Purpose: This study aimed at examining the effects of narcissism and family relations on secondary school students' decision-making characteristics. The study also investigated whether or not students' decision-making characteristics differentiated according to gender. Research Methods: Participants were secondary school students who were studying…
Descriptors: Prediction, Role, Family Relationship, Personality Problems
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Mawang, Lucy Lugo; Kigen, Edward M.; Mutweleli, Samuel M. – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to establish the relationship between musical self-concept and musical creativity, and to determine the best predictors of musical creativity given the musical self-concept dimensions. Participants (N = 201) were music students, drawn from 21 secondary schools in Kenya. Music Self-perception Inventory-Version 2…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Creativity, Music Education, Music
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Orton, Alice; Pitts, Stephanie E. – Music Education Research, 2019
Previous research on adolescents and singing has focused on understanding the physiological changes in the voice during the age range 11-16 [Cooksey, J. M., and G. F. Welch. 2008. 'Adolescence, singing development and national curricula design.' British Journal of Music Education 15 (1): 99-119], and addressing the lack of male participation in…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adolescent Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Secondary School Students
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Meiser, Susanne; Esser, Günter – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2019
To provide further insight into stress generation patterns in boys and girls around puberty, this study investigated longitudinal reciprocal relations between depressive symptoms, dysfunctional attitudes, and stress generation, the process by which individuals contribute to the occurrence of stress in interpersonal contexts (e.g., problematic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Stress Variables, Depression (Psychology), Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Akturk, Ahmet Oguz; Ozturk, Handan Saka – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2019
The aim of the current study is to analyze the relationship among teachers' TPACK levels, students' self-efficacy and the academic achievement. Another purpose of this study is to determine whether there is significant difference in teachers' TPACK levels according to their gender and professional experience. In this study, singular survey model…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Technological Literacy, Academic Achievement, Self Efficacy
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Fraenken, Judith; Wosnitza, Marold – Frontline Learning Research, 2019
In the past decades, schools have become more autonomous and open learning environments. It therefore seems increasingly important for educational research to also consider contextual influences by including autonomous learning settings in its investigations. Studying the positive activating emotion of pride seems useful to learn more about the…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Individualized Instruction, Student Centered Learning, Foreign Countries
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Ramberg, Joacim; Låftman, Sara Brolin; Almquist, Ylva B; Modin, Bitte – Improving Schools, 2019
The effective schools literature has shown that school-contextual aspects matter for students' academic and social outcomes. A potential link here may be the quality of the relationships between teachers and students, but few studies have investigated whether features of school effectiveness are in fact associated with students' perceptions of…
Descriptors: School Effectiveness, Caring, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Student Relationship
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Kornbluh, Mariah E.; Pykett, Alisa A.; Flanagan, Constance A. – Developmental Psychology, 2019
This study explores whether adolescents' societal explanations regarding the causes of poverty are associated with distributive justice reasoning. Survey data were collected from 425 6th-12th graders who answered questions concerning the causes of poverty and a vignette depicting a hypothetical class project designed to assess the degree to which…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Justice
Karademir, Cigdem Aldan; Deveci, Ozge – Online Submission, 2019
Based on Confucius' saying "A word may change your mind, an emotion may change your life and a person may change you", our emotions affect our learning if we take life as a process of learning. Some of our learning on which we are successful and unsuccessful are student characteristics. Effective properties are one of the characteristics…
Descriptors: Early Adolescents, Secondary School Students, Student Characteristics, Mathematics Skills
Rahman, Mehadi – Online Submission, 2019
The study investigates secondary students' attitude towards junior school certificate (JSC) examination in Bangladesh. The study is mainly quantitative and data was collected in a computable manner through questionnaires. Secondary students who would take the JSC examination were the main data source of the study. Two hundred fifty students (120…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Student Certification
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Atwal, Kavita; Wang, Cixin – School Psychology, 2019
Bullying victimization related to race or religion is a problem that permeates schools in the United States for minority students. One group of students that are at higher risk for victimization is Sikh American adolescents, which may result from them being stereotyped as foreigners. We used path analysis to examine the relationships among…
Descriptors: Clothing, Indians, Stranger Reactions, Asian Americans
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Almahasnih, Abderraheem Fadhil Salamn – World Journal of Education, 2019
The aim of this research was to investigate the phenomenon of bullying and the dangerous effects on victims and the security of school environment, and to understand the psycho-social dimensions, through recognizing the degree of contribution of embodying the social values, feeling inferiority and strength of inner feeling of bullies who try to…
Descriptors: Bullying, Case Studies, Grade 9, Grade 10
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