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Topcu, Çigdem; Erdur-Baker, Özgür – Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 2018
The aim of this study is to update the Turkish version of the Revised Cyber Bullying Inventory (RCBI) and eliminate specific technology names. Validity and reliability tests were carried out with 1,803 high school students. The updated version of the RCBI yields valid and reliable scores measuring cyberbullying and victimization.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication
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Cacciamani, Stefano; Villani, Daniela; Bonanomi, Andrea; Carissoli, Claudia; Olivari, Maria Giulia; Morganti, Laura; Riva, Giuseppe; Confalonieri, Emanuela – Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 2018
To maximize the advantages of the tablet personal computer (TPC) at school, this technology needs to be accepted by students as new tool for learning. With reference to the Technology Acceptance Model and the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology, the aims of this study were (a) to analyze factors influencing high school students'…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Attitude Measures, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications
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Perry, Justin C.; Fisher, Alexandra L.; Caemmerer, Jacqueline M.; Keith, Timothy Z.; Poklar, Ashley E. – Youth & Society, 2018
Self-regulation is a well-known construct in educational and psychological research, as it is often related to academic success and well-being. Drawing from criticisms of a lack of context applied to the investigation of this construct, the current study examined the multi-dimensional role of social support (teachers, parents, peers) and coping…
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Coping, Self Management, Independent Study
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Hennessey, Maeghan N.; Terry, Robert; Martin, James E.; McConnell, Amber E.; Willis, Donna M. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2018
We examined the theoretical factor structure fit and psychometric properties of the "Transition Assessment and Goal Generator" (TAGG). In the first study, 349 transition-aged students with disabilities, their special educators, and family members completed TAGG assessments, and using exploratory factor analysis (EFA)/confirmatory factor…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Factor Structure, Factor Analysis, Disabilities
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Afacan, Senol; Cilden, Seyda – Journal of Education and Learning, 2018
This study was conducted for the purpose of developing a valid and reliable learning strategies scale for students receiving violin education in Departments of Music at Fine Arts High Schools. The scale was applied to 391 violin students receiving education in the 11th and 12th grades in Departments of Music at Fine Arts High Schools in the…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Music Education, Music Techniques, Musical Instruments
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Hanham, José; McCormick, John – Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Relationships among self-construal, self-efficacy, and group behaviors during a group problem-solving task with friends and acquaintances were hypothesized. The sample comprised 126 students in Grades 8-11, from 5 randomly selected government high schools, organized into 42 groups. Data collection involved self-reports and observations.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Hierarchical Linear Modeling, Student Attitudes
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Li, Jingguang; Zhao, Yajun; Kong, Feng; Du, Shuailing; Yang, Suyong; Wang, Song – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2018
This study sought to validate the Short Grit Scale (Grit-S), an instrument that measures perseverance and passion for long-term goals, among Chinese high school students. Confirmatory factor analyses revealed that the scale retains the two-factor structure of the original scale. The scale demonstrated satisfactory internal consistency and…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Adolescents, Program Validation, High School Students
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Balkis, Murat – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2018
The purpose of the current study is to examine the mediation role of academic achievement and absenteeism in the relationship between multidimensional amotivation and intention to school dropout among Turkish high school students. The results have shown that multidimensional amotivation has direct and indirect effects on intention to school…
Descriptors: Intention, Learning Motivation, Dropout Characteristics, Academic Achievement
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Costa, Sebastiano; Ingoglia, Sonia; Inguglia, Cristiano; Liga, Francesca; Lo Coco, Alida; Larcan, Rosalba – Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 2018
The purpose of this multistudy report was to adapt the Basic Psychological Need Satisfaction and Frustration Scale (BPNSFS) to the Italian context. Two studies were conducted. In Study 1, we investigated the dimensionality, reliability, and convergent and discriminant validity of the instrument in a sample of 544 participants (males = 41%) from 16…
Descriptors: Psychological Needs, Psychometrics, Need Gratification, Gender Differences
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Renshaw, Tyler L.; Cook, Clayton R. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2018
The present studies report on the initial development and validation of the Youth Internalizing Problems Screener (YIPS), which is a 10-item self-report rating scale for assessing general internalizing problems and identifying depression and anxiety caseness within the context of school mental health screening. Results from Study 1 (N = 177)…
Descriptors: Scores, Screening Tests, Well Being, Mental Health
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Cuellar, Matthew J. – Journal of School Violence, 2018
Recent incidents of school-based violence have resulted in the widespread implementation of school safety strategies across the United States. While research on these strategies has grown over the past decade, there is little understanding about their collective influence on indicators of school violence. Using data from the 2007-2008 School…
Descriptors: Violence, School Safety, Factor Analysis, Intervention
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Yusrizal; Harun, Cut Zahri; Husen; Iqbal, Muhammad – International Journal of Instruction, 2018
This research aimed at determining the level of performance of state senior high school (Sekolah Menengah Atas Negeri abbreviated as SMAN) teachers aged 56 years and older. The research population was all SMAN teachers aged 56 years and older in Banda Aceh Municipality, Districts of Aceh Besar, Pidie and Pidie Jaya. Performance assessment…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Performance Based Assessment, Public School Teachers, Construct Validity
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Inks, Scott A.; Avila, Ramon A. – Journal of Marketing Education, 2018
Each year employees aggressively seek undergraduate business students to fill openings in their companies. While the number of universities offering sales programs is growing, it is apparent students' desire to pursue a career in sales continues to lag behind demand for sales professionals. This article presents a study of college-bound high…
Descriptors: High School Students, Student Attitudes, Sales Occupations, Career Choice
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Cengiz, Cevdet; Tilmac, Kubra – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Purpose: The existing literature has shown that the amount of sedentary time during early adolescence is low. This decrease is more pronounced among girls than boys. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to analyze high school students' exercise-related stages of change (ESC) and physical activity self-efficacy (PASE) for overcoming barriers…
Descriptors: High School Students, Physical Activities, Self Efficacy, Multivariate Analysis
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Kato, Daiki; Suzuki, Mikie – Education, 2018
The main purpose of this study is to hypothesize the existence of the general sense of role satisfaction and device a scale to measure it. The participants in study 1 were 1029 Japanese high school students (484 men and 545 women). The result of exploratory factor analysis suggested that the two-factor structure is adequate. One is "social…
Descriptors: Rating Scales, Test Construction, Psychometrics, Hypothesis Testing
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