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Kupers, Elisa; Lehmann-Wermser, Andreas; McPherson, Gary; van Geert, Paul – Review of Educational Research, 2019
Within education, the importance of creativity is recognized as an essential 21st-century skill. Based on this premise, the first aim of this article is to provide a theoretical integration through the development of a framework based on the principles of complex dynamic systems theory, which describes and explains children's creativity. This…
Descriptors: Children, Creativity, Child Development, Student Development
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Schrijvers, Marloes; Janssen, Tanja; Fialho, Olivia; Rijlaarsdam, Gert – Review of Educational Research, 2019
In this review, we explore whether and how literature education may foster adolescent students' insight into human nature. A systematic search of five databases was complemented with citation tracking, hand searches, and expert consultation. We included 13 experimental and quasi-experimental intervention studies. Methodological quality and…
Descriptors: Intervention, Databases, Citation Analysis, Literature Appreciation
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Pearman, Francis A., II. – Review of Educational Research, 2019
Research in the neighborhood effects tradition has primarily concerned itself with understanding the consequences of growing up in high-poverty neighborhoods. In recent years, however, the in-migration of relatively affluent households into disinvested central city neighborhoods--commonly referred to as gentrification--has markedly risen,…
Descriptors: Neighborhoods, Middle Class, Land Acquisition, Urban Areas
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Østby, Gudrun; Urdal, Henrik; Dupuy, Kendra – Review of Educational Research, 2019
Does more education lead to less political violence, and may education thus be a tool for peace? This article provides the first systematic review of the existing quantitative literature on education and political violence. Looking at arguments pertaining to levels, expansion, inequality, and content of education, we identify 42 quantitative…
Descriptors: Political Issues, Violence, War, Conflict
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van den Berghe, Rianne; Verhagen, Josje; Oudgenoeg-Paz, Ora; van der Ven, Sanne; Leseman, Paul – Review of Educational Research, 2019
In recent years, robots have increasingly been implemented as tutors in both first- and second-language education. The field of robot-assisted language learning (RALL) is developing rapidly. Studies have been published targeting different languages, age groups, and aspects of language and using different robots and methodologies. The present…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Vocabulary Development, Reading Skills
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Byrd, Derria – Review of Educational Research, 2019
This article critically examines the empirical scholarship that applies institutional habitus, a conceptual extension of Bourdieu's theory of practice, to investigations of higher education. Given Bourdieu's extensive scholarly focus on higher education as well as the field's undertheorization of its own exclusionary history, application of…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Higher Education, Educational Research, Equal Education
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Scherrer, Vsevolod; Preckel, Franzis – Review of Educational Research, 2019
Theoretical approaches and empirical research suggest a decline in the levels of motivational variables and self-esteem among students during the school career. However, precise statements about the magnitude of the change remain elusive. Conducting a meta-analysis of 107 independent longitudinal studies with 912 effect sizes, we found an overall…
Descriptors: Self Esteem, Self Concept, Student Motivation, Academic Ability
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Sheridan, Susan M.; Smith, Tyler E.; Moorman Kim, Elizabeth; Beretvas, S. Natasha; Park, Sunyoung – Review of Educational Research, 2019
This meta-analysis examined the effects of family-school interventions on children's social-behavioral competence and mental health. One hundred and seventeen group design studies yielding 592 effect sizes constituted the current sample. Random effects models were estimated when calculating each pooled effect size estimate, and mixed effects…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Family School Relationship, Parent Teacher Conferences, Mental Health
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Snodgrass Rangel, Virginia – Review of Educational Research, 2018
Among the many challenges facing public schools are high levels of principal turnover. Given the important role that principals play and are expected to play in the improvement process, concerns about principal turnover have resulted in a growing body of research on its causes and consequences. The purpose of this review is to take stock of what…
Descriptors: Principals, Labor Turnover, Literature Reviews, Occupational Mobility
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Vandenbroucke, Loren; Spilt, Jantine; Verschueren, Karine; Piccinin, Claire; Baeyens, Dieter – Review of Educational Research, 2018
Executive functions (EFs), important cognitive processes that enable goal-directed behavior, develop due to maturation and environmental stimulation. The current study systematically reviews and synthesizes evidence on the association between teacher-student interactions and EFs. The search resulted in 28 studies, from which 23 studies provided…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Teacher Student Relationship, Executive Function, Meta Analysis
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Joksimovic, Srecko; Poquet, Oleksandra; Kovanovic, Vitomir; Dowell, Nia; Mills, Caitlin; Gaševic, Dragan; Dawson, Shane; Graesser, Arthur C.; Brooks, Christopher – Review of Educational Research, 2018
Despite a surge of empirical work on student participation in online learning environments, the causal links between the learning-related factors and processes with the desired learning outcomes remain unexplored. This study presents a systematic literature review of approaches to model learning in Massive Open Online Courses offering an analysis…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Educational Research, Literature Reviews, Nonformal Education
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Ke, Fengfeng; Whalon, Kelly; Yun, Joonmo – Review of Educational Research, 2018
This article is intended to synthesize the broader literature investigating the effectiveness and salient features of interventions designed to enhance the social competence of youth and adults with autism spectrum disorder. Outcomes for adults with autism spectrum disorder remain poor with only minimal improvement shown for decades. Among 796…
Descriptors: Intervention, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Interpersonal Competence
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Peng, Peng; Wang, Cuicui; Namkung, Jessica – Review of Educational Research, 2018
The current study investigated the cognitive deficit profiles among individuals with mathematics difficulties (MD) and potential moderators and mechanism for these profiles. Seventy-five cognitive profiling studies on MD were included, representing a total of 13,001 individuals and 126 independent samples. Results showed that compared with…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Mathematics Skills, Comparative Analysis, Phonological Awareness
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Davies, Scott; Rizk, Jessica – Review of Educational Research, 2018
This article examines evolving uses of Bourdieu's signature concept of Cultural Capital in American educational research. Bourdieu originally developed the concept in the 1960s and 1970s by mixing French intellectual traditions with ideas from American social science. American researchers have adopted the term over three generations. The first…
Descriptors: Cultural Capital, Educational Research, Educational History, Educational Sociology
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Egert, Franziska; Fukkink, Ruben G.; Eckhardt, Andrea G. – Review of Educational Research, 2018
High pedagogical quality in early childhood education and care (ECEC) is related to developmental outcomes in young children. This review summarizes findings from (quasi)-experimental studies that evaluated in-service training effects for ECEC professionals on external quality ratings and child development. The aggregation of findings at teacher…
Descriptors: Inservice Teacher Education, Faculty Development, Preschool Teachers, Early Childhood Education
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