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Mendes-Rodrigues, Clesnan; Ranal, Marli A.; Carvalho, Deise V. P. – World Journal of Education, 2019
Productivity demand of Brazilian Postgraduate Programs has increased as a result of global scientific and technological competitiveness, leading to stresses among researchers and students. Thus, this work was aimed at evaluating the quality of life of students of one Postgraduate Program in Agronomy through the WHOQOL-bref. Of the 36 students…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Quality of Life, Productivity, Competition
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Ko, Sei Jin; Marx, David M. – Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 2019
Women and ethnic minorities (e.g., Latinos) continue to be underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). In an attempt to understand why these STEM minorities are underrepresented, we explored high school students' cost perceptions about pursuing STEM in college. Past research has grouped cost into three dimensions:…
Descriptors: High School Students, Student Attitudes, STEM Education, Gender Differences
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Noonan, Robert J.; Boddy, Lynne M.; Knowles, Zoe R.; Fairclough, Stuart J. – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: This study investigated relative associations between physical activity and selected predisposing, reinforcing and enabling factors among 9- to 10-year-old children from socially disadvantaged communities and examined the extent to which these associations varied by sex. Design: Cross-sectional design. Setting: Ten public primary…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Case Studies, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries
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Trayner, Kirsten M. A.; Anderson, Niall; Cameron, J. Claire – Health Education Journal, 2019
Background: In response to an outbreak of severe meningococcal disease caused by serogroup W, the UK introduced the meningococcal ACWY (MenACWY) for adolescents and new university students as a control measure. Objective: To estimate MenACWY vaccine uptake and identify factors associated with uptake, barriers and motivations towards vaccination…
Descriptors: Immunization Programs, Diseases, Adolescents, Barriers
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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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Gumus, Huseyin; Honca, Ayse Asli; Cetinkaya, Turan – Higher Education Studies, 2019
The purpose of this study is to examine university students' perceived social support level in recreational activity participation. 536 students who were selected from 3 different universities using convenience sampling participated in the study voluntarily. As data collection form; Perceived Social Support Scale (PSSS-R) and Preference Factors of…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Social Support Groups, Recreational Activities
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Lie, Richard; Selcen Guzey, S.; Moore, Tamara J. – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2019
Recent reforms in education call for science teachers to incorporate STEM concepts into their curricula. This study explores the association among student and teacher demographics, and student learning of engineering content and attitudes towards STEM after participation in an elementary or middle school engineering-based science curricula.…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Science Teachers, Engineering Education, English Language Learners
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Ozdayi, Nahit; Yücel, Ali Serdar; Demir, Mehmet Burak – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2019
The purpose of this study is to analyze the loneliness levels of students studying in 2017-2018 summer school of Balikesir University School of Physical Education and Sports by some demographic characteristics. This is a descriptive study. The research population is composed of 865 students studying in 2017-2018 summer school of Balikesir…
Descriptors: Summer Programs, Psychological Patterns, Affective Measures, Physical Education
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Karatas, Özgür; Savas, Bugra Çagatay – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2019
The purpose of this study is to analyze the sportspersonship orientations of students studying in the faculty of sports sciences/school of physical education and sports by different variables. The population of this descriptive research is composed of the students studying in faculty of sports sciences/school of physical education and sports in…
Descriptors: Team Sports, College Students, Physical Education, Universities
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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
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Hershberg, Rachel M.; Johnson, Sara K. – Developmental Psychology, 2019
An intersectional approach to human development emphasizes the multiple social categories individuals occupy, some of which confer privilege (e.g., being White) and some of which confer marginalization (e.g., being poor). This approach is needed especially in critical consciousness scholarship, and particularly in regard to understanding whether…
Descriptors: Whites, Low Income, Working Class, Trade and Industrial Education
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Okada, Alexandra; Whitelock, Denise; Holmes, Wayne; Edwards, Chris – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
Authenticating the students' identity and authenticity of their work is increasingly important to reduce academic malpractices and for quality assurance purposes in Education. There is a growing body of research about technological innovations to combat cheating and plagiarism. However, the literature is very limited on the impact of…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Distance Education
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He, Wenliang; Holton, Amanda; Gu, Hengrui; Warschauer, Mark; Farkas, George – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2019
This study assessed the impact of flipped instruction on study effort, exam performance, motivation, and perceived class quality in two sections of an introductory chemistry course. Giving frequent assignments and quizzes provided enough incentive to ensure pre-class study compliance, and flipped instruction did not appreciably increase overall…
Descriptors: Homework, Video Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Çakir, Ergün – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2019
The aim of this study was to determine the exercise addiction levels of Van Yüzüncü Yil University Vocational School of Health Services and Health Vocational School Students. The population of the study consisted of the students studying in Van Yüzüncü Yil University Health Services Vocational School and Health Vocational School. The Exercise…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Exercise, Addictive Behavior, College Students
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Alzeer, Gergana – International Studies in Sociology of Education, 2019
This article is concerned with the types of lived spaces that emerged from exploring Emirati women learners' spatial experiences in higher education. By conducting an ethnographic qualitative inquiry and by utilizing Lefebvre's triad of the perceived, conceived and lived space and rhythmanalysis as a theoretical framework, two distinctive…
Descriptors: Females, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Needs
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