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Jung, Jae Yup; Young, Marie – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2019
This mixed methods study investigated the occupational/career decision-making processes of intellectually gifted adolescents from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. In the first phase, interview data from 26 Australian adolescents, who were simultaneously intellectually gifted and of low socioeconomic status background, were analyzed using…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Occupational Aspiration, Academically Gifted, Adolescents
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Martin, Monica J.; Conger, Rand D.; Robins, Richard W. – Developmental Psychology, 2019
The present study examines the influence of economic and family stress processes on change in drug and alcohol use in a cohort of 478 Mexican American youth (50.8% female) followed longitudinally beginning in Grade 5 when the youth averaged 10.4 years of age. Adolescents, their mothers (median age 36 at Grade 5), and their fathers (median age 39…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Family Characteristics, Family Environment, Preadolescents
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Viciana, Jesús; Mayorga-Vega, Daniel; Parra-Saldías, Maribel – European Physical Education Review, 2019
All Latin-American countries are affected by the lack of physical activity and its consequences on youth. Chile's population has shown troublingly low levels of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity. This is the first study using objectively measured physical activity levels in Chilean adolescents. The objectives were to compare the compliance…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Adolescents, Physical Activity Level
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Pereira, Dra. Sara; Fillol, Joana; Moura, Pedro – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2019
The dissonance between what teenagers learn in classrooms and their everyday lives is not a recent phenomenon, but it is increasingly relevant as school systems are unable to follow the evolution of media and society beyond traditional concerns regarding the protection of young people. An overly scholarly view of learning continues to prevail in…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Multimedia Materials, Informal Education, Adolescents
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Mustapha, Mulikat Ladi AbdulQadir; Odediran, Deborah – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
Nigerian adolescents are facing increasing rate of parental separation, which is affecting their overall development, including good mental health. Various studies have examined the impact of parental separation on the self-esteem of adolescents. Outcomes of such studies are elaborate, complex and intricate; hence the need for this inquiry. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Family Environment, Adolescent Development
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Kolano, Lan Quach; Davila, Liv T. – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2019
This article presents case study data from a 2-year ethnography of Southeast Asian youth engagement within a grassroots community organization that serves immigrants in North Carolina before, during, and after the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Specifically, this study focuses on the ways in which five adolescent young women, who self-identified…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Refugees, Females, Asians
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Cetinkaya, Levent – Contemporary Educational Technology, 2019
This study aimed to investigate the relationship between parental psychological and behavioral control which the adolescents perceived from their parents and internet addiction. It employed relational survey model and was carried out with the participation of a total of 356 students (female=205, male=151) aged 14-18. Correlation and regression…
Descriptors: Parent Student Relationship, Correlation, Internet, Addictive Behavior
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Laninga-Wijnen, Lydia; Gremmen, Mariola C.; Dijkstra, Jan Kornelis; Veenstra, René; Vollebergh, Wilma A. M.; Harakeh, Zeena – Developmental Psychology, 2019
This study examined the role of academic status norms in friendship selection and influence processes related to academic achievement across the 2nd year of secondary school (SNARE project; N = 1,549 students from 70 classes; Mage = 13.69 years). Academic status norms were operationalized as the class-level correlation between academic achievement…
Descriptors: Role, Friendship, Academic Achievement, Secondary School Students
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Orton, Alice; Pitts, Stephanie E. – Music Education Research, 2019
Previous research on adolescents and singing has focused on understanding the physiological changes in the voice during the age range 11-16 [Cooksey, J. M., and G. F. Welch. 2008. 'Adolescence, singing development and national curricula design.' British Journal of Music Education 15 (1): 99-119], and addressing the lack of male participation in…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adolescent Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Secondary School Students
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Muñoz Reyes, José Antonio; Guerra, Rómulo; Polo, Pablo; Cavieres, Eduardo; Pita, Miguel; Turiégano, Enrique – Journal of School Violence, 2019
In this study, we applied an evolutionary perspective to analyze the relationship between aggressiveness, academic performance, and sociality in a population of 528 adolescents of both sexes. In men, we expect physical aggression (PA) and sociality to be negative predictors of academic performance. However, in women, PA would be a negative…
Descriptors: Aggression, Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Late Adolescents
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Berger, Christian; Poteat, V. Paul; Dantas, Julio – Journal of School Violence, 2019
Empowering students to report peer victimization is a major part of bullying intervention. Nevertheless, although bullying often can be discriminatory (e.g., homophobic), there remains limited attention to how issues of diversity relate to students reporting their victimization experiences. Among 572 students in four Chilean high schools, we…
Descriptors: Sexual Orientation, Bullying, Teacher Behavior, Adolescents
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Mathys, Cécile; Véronneau, Marie-Hélène; Lecocq, Aurélie – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2019
This study tested whether grade retention at the transition into secondary school had a significant impact on adolescent psychosocial adjustment. A quasi-experimental design was used in which propensity score matching was implemented. Univariate ANCOVAs were subsequently run on a subsample of 181 students enrolled in one typical secondary school…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adolescent Development, Secondary School Students, Grade Repetition
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Chan, Heng Choon; Wong, Dennis S. W. – Youth & Society, 2019
Traditional school bullying and cyberbullying are growing concerns worldwide. Research has been devoted to understanding the etiology of bullying behaviors. Using a large sample of secondary school adolescents in Hong Kong (N = 1,893), this study explores gender differences in mean levels of traditional school bullying (i.e., physical and verbal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Student Behavior
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Jørgensen, Clara Rübner; Weckesser, Annalise; Turner, Jerome; Wade, Alex – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
Young people's sexting is an area of increasing concern amongst parents, educationalists and policy makers, yet little research has been conducted with young people themselves to explore their perspectives on the support they need to navigate relationships in the new digital media landscape. To address this absence, an inter-disciplinary team of…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Adolescents
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López, Cristina; Hartmann, Patrick; Apaolaza, Vanessa – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2019
Social networking sites, such as Myspace and Facebook, have become popular online communities with large teenage user populations who engage in social media to interact, play, explore, and learn. Research based on uses and gratifications theory has revealed that among the gratifications on social media most sought specifically by adolescents…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Social Media, Secondary School Students, Individual Differences
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