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Wroblewski, Althea P.; Dowdy, Erin; Sharkey, Jill D.; Kyung Kim, Eui – Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 2019
The present study examined whether high school students' (N = 1,658) self-reported social-emotional strengths collected at the beginning of the school year via schoolwide screening could predict student membership in one of three truancy categories (low, moderate, and high to chronic truancy) using discriminant analysis. Results indicated that…
Descriptors: High School Students, Emotional Response, Interpersonal Competence, Truancy
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Liou, Daniel D.; Rotheram-Fuller, Erin – Urban Education, 2019
Although education reforms have been designed to improve academic achievement for all students, there may be intervening factors, such as teacher expectations, that interfere with the success of these initiatives. This ethnographic case study examined student and teacher perspectives on an urban high school reform, and how that reform was…
Descriptors: African American Students, Academic Achievement, Equal Education, Self Concept
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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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Lambert, Kirsten; Wright, Peter; Currie, Jan; Pascoe, Robin – Critical Studies in Education, 2019
This article explores the effects of neoliberalism and performative educational cultures on secondary school drama classrooms. We consider the ways Deleuze and Guattari's schizoanalysis and Butler's concept of gender performance enable us to chart the embodied, relational, spatial and affective energies that inhabit the often neoliberal and…
Descriptors: Drama, Neoliberalism, Criticism, Teaching Methods
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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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Li, Yu-Chih – International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives, 2019
Due to its historical and geopolitical contestations, Taiwan is a country whose people possess divergent imaginations of the national community. Such a condition has been described as institutional liminality, which captures Taiwan's status as not a complete nation state nor a non-nation state; not China nor non-China. Under such a condition,…
Descriptors: National Curriculum, High School Students, Foreign Countries, Self Concept
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Kennedy, Andrea K.; Winter, Virginia Ramseyer; Corbin, Megan M. – Physical Educator, 2019
In this study, we examine if school physical education (PE) policy initiatives are related to body image among adolescents. Problems with body image often peak during adolescence, and it is important that there are ways of improving body image among youth. This cross-sectional study used data from the Health Behavior in School-Aged Children…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Human Body, Self Concept, Educational Policy
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Mueller, Carlyn – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2019
Frequent discussion in the field of disability research focuses knowledge on rehabilitation for students with disabilities. However, lacking is a focus on student identity development in the face of a highly stigmatizing and stigmatized label. Semi-structured interviews with four freshman males labeled with high incidence disabilities were…
Descriptors: Social Bias, Labeling (of Persons), Males, Students with Disabilities
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Wiklund, Emelie; Jonsson, Emma; Coe, Anna-Britt; Wiklund, Maria – Sport, Education and Society, 2019
An increased interest in health, diet, and physical activity exist among young people, in this study termed 'fitness hype'. Viewing the body and health as commodities can be understood as part of a healthism discourse. In this study, we explored how Swedish high school students perceive and negotiate the trend regarding exercise, diet and body…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Physical Fitness, High School Students, Exercise
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Shih, Jeffrey; Ing, Marsha; Phelan, Julia; Brown, Richard; Maiorca, Cathrine – Investigations in Mathematics Learning, 2019
This study explores the relationships among students' perceived learning opportunities in school mathematics, their perceptions of self in mathematics, and their desire to learn more mathematics in the future. Data included student survey responses from eighth and tenth grade students from a state in the Southeast region of the United States.…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Mathematics Instruction, Grade 8, Grade 10
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Guse, Tharina; Vescovelli, Francesca; Croxford, Sarah-Ann – Youth & Society, 2019
Findings on contextual variables related to subjective well-being (SWB) and gratitude among adolescents are inconsistent. This study examined the association between SWB and gratitude among a group of South African adolescents (n = 840) as well as gender and cultural differences in the mean scores on measures of SWB and gratitude. Correlations…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Cultural Differences, Well Being
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Steele, Jamie Simpson – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2019
How do high school students experience art, school, self and others after graduating from an arts integrated elementary school? This exploratory case study employs elements of narrative inquiry to detail the experiences of six students who graduated from one arts integrated elementary school. Participants expand and revise their perceptions of…
Descriptors: High School Students, Art, Art Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Flowers, Alonzo M., III; Banda, Rosa M. – Gifted Child Today, 2019
Given the need to increase Black males' participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), this study employed a multiple case studies approach to investigate the perceptions of identity to STEM possibilities of Black males who participated in advanced placement and math and science courses. A conceptual framework of…
Descriptors: African American Students, Males, STEM Education, Advanced Placement
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Babino, Alexandra; Stewart, Mary Amanda – International Multilingual Research Journal, 2019
The children of (im)migrants are the fastest growing population in U.S. schools at the same time there is increased anti-(im)migrant discourse, creating a unique linguistic ecology for its students. These multinational, multilingual, and multicultural students often encounter mononational, monolingual, and monocultural ideologies in their schools…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Mexican Americans, Multilingualism, Self Concept
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Gorges, Julia – International Journal of Educational Psychology, 2019
Self-concepts of ability (SCA) and intrinsic task values (ITV) are key determinants of students' choice of study program and dropout. Both constructs are multidimensional (i.e., specific to curricular learning content) and hierarchically structured (i.e., aggregate into one or more higher-order factors). The present study investigated German…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Dropouts, Business Administration Education, Longitudinal Studies
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