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Balgiu, Beatrice Adriana – International Journal of Psychology and Educational Studies, 2019
The present article looks into the psychometric properties of the Revised Youth Purpose Survey (RYPS) in the case of a group of Romanian students emerging adults (N = 500). RYPS is a ten-item scale made of two sub-scales which measure Purpose Exploration (4 items) and Purpose Commitment (6 items). Confirmatory factorial analysis indicated an…
Descriptors: Romance Languages, Psychometrics, Factor Analysis, Validity
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Dong, Xuan – Education and Urban Society, 2019
This article examines how a group of martial arts students in China make sense of their futures and how their hopes toward a "feel-good" future reveal and affect their perceived class identities. Twelve months of ethnographic fieldwork was conducted in Dengfeng, a county-level city in central China. Dengfeng was home to 48 registered…
Descriptors: Athletics, Foreign Countries, Social Class, Self Concept
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Dowd, Jason E.; Thompson, Robert J., Jr.; Schiff, Leslie; Haas, Kelaine; Hohmann, Christine; Roy, Chris; Meck, Warren; Bruno, John; Reynolds, Julie A. – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2019
Various personal dimensions of students--particularly motivation, self-efficacy beliefs, and epistemic beliefs--can change in response to teaching, affect student learning, and be conceptualized as learning dispositions. We propose that these learning dispositions serve as learning outcomes in their own right; that patterns of interrelationships…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Theses, Undergraduate Students, Correlation
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Mantzicopoulos, Panayota; French, Brian F.; Patrick, Helen – Elementary School Journal, 2019
We examined associations between the quality of kindergarten teachers' mathematics instruction and their students' achievement and motivation in mathematics. Using a sample of 20 kindergarten teachers and their 285 students, we rated 5 video-recorded mathematics lessons per teacher throughout the spring semester with the Mathematical Quality of…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Mathematics Instruction, Learning Motivation, Kindergarten
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Sentürk, Burcu – International Journal of Curriculum and Instruction, 2019
The study investigated the attitudes of Turkish undergraduate EFL students' attitudes toward learning English. The study was carried out with 60 students studying at Bartin University the School of Foreign Languages in the 2018-2019 academic year by conducting a questionnaire designed on a five-point Likert scale. The scales examined in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Linvill, Darren L.; Tallapragada, Meghnaa; Kaye, Nigel B. – Communication Education, 2019
We assessed the effectiveness of an integrated engineering public-speaking class relative to a traditionally taught public-speaking class. The integrated class was designed to meet the growing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics communication needs and the fundamental Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology and the…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Engineering Education, Public Speaking, Instructional Effectiveness
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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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Nasrollahi Shahri, Mohammad Naseh – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2019
The study examines second language identities constructed in small stories around intercultural communication. It presents a detailed narrated-event and narrating-event analysis of small stories narrated by an Iranian user of English as a second language (ESL). The analysis suggests that small stories can become a site where second language…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Language Usage, English (Second Language), Self Concept
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Gómez Fernández, Roberto – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2019
Alexis Patterson's paper researches equity in groupwork in the science classroom by looking at micro-interactions. She points to the key features of student voice, student visibility and student authority while addressing the teachers' role in creating a more equitable and productive talk in science classrooms. This forum paper aims at continuing…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), Classroom Communication, Science Instruction, Equal Education
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Gray, Donald Stuart; Colucci-Gray, Laura – Environmental Education Research, 2019
There is growing global awareness of the importance of what are often labelled as 'natural environments' for human health, well-being and cognitive development. However, fostering learning in such 'natural environments', as they may be differently experienced and understood, requires a review of theoretical and practical approaches in teacher…
Descriptors: Ecology, Physical Environment, Teacher Education Programs, Outdoor Education
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Bond, Bee – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
This paper examines the multiple, intersecting identities expressed by international taught-post graduate students who are studying in a culture and language that is not their own. The study presented includes the collection of data around and beyond a planned pedagogical intervention on a pre-sessional EAP programme. The data were thematically…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, English for Academic Purposes
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Bukowski, William M.; Castellanos, Melisa; Commisso, Melissa; Persram, Ryan; Lopez, Luz Stella – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2019
Cultural and socioeconomic differences in children's perceptions of their peers as being typical members of the cis gender group were examined in a cross-sectional sample of 351 girls (N = 164) and boys from 19 fifth- and sixth-grade classrooms (M age = 11.5) in three primary schools in Montréal (N = 156) and two schools in Barranquilla.…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Cultural Differences, Socioeconomic Status, Student Attitudes
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Castellanos, Melisa; Saldarriaga, Lina; Lopez, Luz Stella; Bukowski, William M. – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2019
Evidence of cultural comparisons of gender-identity-measurement scales is scarce. The present study aims to assess the scalar invariance of two dimensions of a widely used gender identity scale (Egan and Perry's Multidimensional Gender Identity Inventory) across two cultural contexts. Fourth, sixth, and fifth graders from Barranquilla (Colombia)…
Descriptors: Sex Role, Gender Differences, Peer Relationship, Self Concept
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Endendijk, Joyce J.; Andrews, Naomi C. Z.; England, Dawn E.; Martin, Carol L. – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2019
The current study examined emerging adults' gender identity and its link with several gender-related and social outcomes, by using a novel dual-identity approach that was originally developed in children. Dutch emerging adults between 18 and 25 years old (N = 318, M[subscript age] = 21.73, SD = 2.02; 51% female) indicated their similarity to the…
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, Young Adults, Sex Stereotypes, Friendship
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Clayton, Ashley B.; Medina, Mary C.; Wiseman, Angela M. – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2019
This qualitative study explores the college choice process and first-year experiences of first-generation college Latino students. Case study analysis was used with one-on-one interviews, revealing five emerging themes: (1) Latino identity expression; (2) first in the family; (3) desire for sense of community; (4) embracing Latino identity in…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Hispanic American Students, Case Studies, College Choice
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