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Maïano, Christophe; Coutu, Sylvain; Morin, Alexandre J. S.; Tracey, Danielle; Lepage, Geneviève; Moullec, Grégory – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: Research on the self-concept of youth with intellectual disabilities has not been summarized in more than four decades. The present systematic review addresses this gap. Method: A systematic literature search was performed in nine databases and 21 studies, published between 1979 and 2017, met our inclusion criteria. Results:…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Youth, Intellectual Disability, Cognitive Ability
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Robinson, Daniel B. – European Physical Education Review, 2019
In recent years, physical education (PE) pedagogues and researchers have studied, theorized about and provided practical suggestions related to diverse and intersecting identities (e.g. class, [dis]ability, gender, racialized identity, sexual orientation, etc.). Such efforts have had a profound impact upon those who have suffered the consequences…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Religion, Social Distance, Identification (Psychology)
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Ngabaza, Sisa; Shefer, Tamara – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
South African schools are tasked with providing sexuality education through the Life Orientation curriculum as a means of challenging continued high rates of HIV, unwanted pregnancy and gender-based violence. While in theory schools are well positioned to provide appropriate knowledge for reproductive health and navigating sexual challenges within…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Foreign Countries, Violence
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Safer-Lichtenstein, Jonathan; Hamilton, Jillian C.; McIntyre, Laura Lee – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2019
We reviewed the demographic reporting practices and diversity of participants in published randomized controlled trial studies of group-based social skills interventions (GSSIs) for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). A total of 17 studies met inclusionary criteria. Results of this review suggest that the majority of published RCTs…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Randomized Controlled Trials, Intervention
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Karagiorgas, Dimitrios N.; Niemann, Shari – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2017
In the last 10 years, gaming has evolved to the point that it is now being used as a learning medium to educate students in many different disciplines. The educational community has begun to explore the effectiveness of gaming as a learning tool and as a result two different ways of utilizing games for education have been created: Gamification and…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Video Games, Comparative Analysis, Learning Processes
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Lamb, Martin – Language Teaching, 2017
Motivation is recognized as a vital component in successful second language learning, and has been the subject of intensive research in recent decades. This review focuses on a growing branch of this research effort, that which examines the motivational effects of language teaching. This is pertinent because, despite enhanced mobility and…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Learning Motivation, Teaching Methods
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Wang, Ming-Te; Degol, Jessica L. – Educational Psychology Review, 2017
Although the gender gap in math course-taking and performance has narrowed in recent decades, females continue to be underrepresented in math-intensive fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Career pathways encompass the ability to pursue a career as well as the motivation to employ that ability. Individual differences…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, STEM Education, Females, Womens Education
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2017
Mental health disorders are prevalent among youths in the juvenile justice system. This literature review focuses on the scope of mental health problems of at-risk and justice-involved youths; the impact of mental health on justice involvement as well as the impact of justice involvement on mental health; disparities in mental health treatment in…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Juvenile Justice, At Risk Persons, Youth
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Janicki, Matthew P.; McCallion, Philip; Splaine, Michael; Santos, Flavvia H.; Keller, Seth M.; Watchman, Karen – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2017
A working group of the 2016 International Summit on Intellectual Disability and Dementia was charged to examine the terminology used to define and report on dementia in publications related to intellectual disability (ID). A review of related publications showed mixed uses of terms associated with dementia or causative diseases. As with dementia…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Dementia, Vocabulary, Language Usage
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Kim, Jinhee; Gutter, Michael S.; Spangler, Taylor – Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, 2017
This article reviews the theories and literature in intrahousehold financial decisions, spousal partners and financial decision making, family system and financial decision process, children, and financial decisions. The article draws conclusions from the literature review and discusses directions for future research and educational programs. Most…
Descriptors: Money Management, Decision Making, Family (Sociological Unit), Counseling Techniques
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Buskirk-Cohen, Allison A.; Duncan, Tisha A.; Levicoff, Margaret – Teaching in Higher Education, 2016
This paper reviews the literature on emerging adulthood with a focus on the implications of generational theory on teaching and learning in higher education. During the past 15 years, researchers have described personality traits, attitudes, and behaviors of emerging adults. Two very different views have emerged: one that is prosocial, citing…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Higher Education, Individual Characteristics, Educational Theories
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Traxler, Adrienne L.; Cid, Ximena C.; Blue, Jennifer; Barthelemy, Ramón – Physical Review Physics Education Research, 2016
In this article, we draw on previous reports from physics, science education, and women's studies to propose a more nuanced treatment of gender in physics education research (PER). A growing body of PER examines gender differences in participation, performance, and attitudes toward physics. We have three critiques of this work: (i) it does not…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Education, Gender Issues, Womens Studies
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Beckh, Kathrin; Becker-Stoll, Fabienne – International Journal of Developmental Science, 2016
The aim of this article is to demonstrate how relational experiences with parents and preschool teachers provide children with a feeling of security that facilitates the development of competence in different domains. We first focus on the mechanisms regarding how secure attachments to parents serve as an important foundation for later…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Teacher Student Relationship, Child Care, Preschool Teachers
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Schwery, Denise; Hulac, David; Schweinle, Amy – School Psychology Forum, 2016
This literature review provides school psychologists with an understanding of the important issues related to the gender gap in mathematics achievement. The extant literature suggests that girls tend to receive lower scores than boys on standardized math tests, but in general these differences tend to be small. However, girls have better classroom…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Sex Stereotypes, Mathematics Achievement, Self Efficacy
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Faucher, Chantal; Cassidy, Wanda; Jackson, Margaret – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2015
As research advances in the areas of bullying, cyberbullying, and harassment in various sectors, it is a useful endeavour to consider the connections between research studies conducted in what may appear to be parallel spheres. In this paper, we examine the similarities and differences between research on bullying, harassment, and especially…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Interpersonal Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education
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