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Heng, Tang T. – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
Mainland Chinese students form the largest international tertiary student population in the USA, yet most discourse around them tends to adopt a deficit perspective. Adopting a hybridized sociocultural framework, this qualitative study follows 18 Chinese undergraduates over one year to examine how challenges they face are influenced by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Social Bias, Undergraduate Students
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Strapp, Chehalis M.; Drapela, Danica J.; Henderson, Cierra I.; Nasciemento, Emily; Roscoe, Lauren J. – Teaching of Psychology, 2018
This study investigated the accuracy of psychology majors' expectations regarding careers. Psychology majors, including 101 women and 35 men (M[subscript age] = 23 years; standard deviation[subscript age] = 6.25), indicated a desired career and estimated the level of education needed and the expected annual salary for the career. Students'…
Descriptors: Psychology, Career Choice, Student Attitudes, Income
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Matell, Matthew S.; Della Valle, Rebecca B. – Learning & Memory, 2018
Presentation of a previously trained Pavlovian conditioned stimulus while an organism is engaged in operant responding can moderate the rate of responding, a phenomenon known as Pavlovian-to-instrumental transfer. Although it is well known that Pavlovian contingencies will generate conditioned behavior that is temporally organized with respect to…
Descriptors: Operant Conditioning, Experiments, Animals, Time
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Woodcock, Stuart; Jiang, Han – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2018
Claims of the importance of having positive perceptions and expectations of students with learning disabilities (LD) have been repeatedly made over recent years. This article aims to raise awareness of the importance of attributional beliefs in relation to the educational outcomes of students with LD in Australia and China. Australian and Chinese…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Disabilities, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences
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Booth, Chase R.; Brown, Hannah L.; Eason, Elizabeth G.; Wallot, Sebastian; Kelty-Stephen, Damian G. – Discourse Processes: A multidisciplinary journal, 2018
Reader expectations form across hierarchical scales of discourse (e.g., from coarse to fine: genre, narrative, syntax). Cross-scale interactivity produces word reading times (RTs) with multifractal structure. After introducing multifractals, we test two hypotheses regarding their relevance to reader expectations: (1) multifractal evidence of…
Descriptors: Gender Issues, Expectation, Reading Rate, Hypothesis Testing
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Lile, Joy R.; Ottusch, Timothy M.; Jones, Terese; Richards, Leslie N. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2018
Dual-enrollment programs have been proposed as a useful way to ease students' transition from high school to community college. Several studies have shown that dual enrollment produces positive effects for students, but less is known about the mechanisms these programs use to support student success. Symbolic interactionism suggests that clarity…
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, High School Students, Two Year College Students, Community Colleges
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Wells, Kevin Eugene; Morgan, Grant; Worrell, Frank C.; Sumnall, Harry; McKay, Michael Thomas – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2018
The goal of the present study is to examine the stability of time attitudes profiles across a one-year period as well as the association between time attitudes profiles and several variables. These variables include attitudes towards alcohol, context of alcohol use, consumption of a full drink, and subjective life expectancy. We assessed the…
Descriptors: Time, Attitude Measures, Drinking, Context Effect
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Ferguson, Lara – Child Care in Practice, 2018
The focus for this literature review developed from reading American research by Oyserman and Destin around the theme of identity and possible selves. The intention of this review was to consider whether an identity-based perspective could be applied to investigate the multiple outcomes of UK care leavers. The aim was to explore the relevant…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Identification, Individual Development, Foster Care
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Ennis, Robin Parks; Hirsch, Shanna E.; MacSuga-Gage, Ashley S.; Kennedy, Michael J. – Preventing School Failure, 2018
Teaching expectations is an essential component of schoolwide positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS). Creating PBIS videos is a tool for teaching expectations and other targeted skills within a schoolwide PBIS framework. In this article, we offer the why, how, when, where, and what of producing/screening PBIS videos to effectively…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Intervention, Video Technology, Expectation
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Yamin-Ali, Jennifer – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
This research focuses on the perspectives of university-based teacher educators regarding their roles at a School of Education in Trinidad and Tobago. It investigates the tensions between their own expectations of the position they were employed for and their perspectives of the institution's expectations of them. This focus adds to the findings…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Case Studies, Teacher Role, Foreign Countries
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Mahmoudi, Hojjat; Brown, Monica R.; Amani Saribagloo, Javad; Dadashzadeh, Shiva – Youth & Society, 2018
This aim of this current research was a multi-level analysis of the relationship between school culture, basic psychological needs, and adolescents' academic alienation. One thousand twenty-nine (N = 1,029) high school students from Qom City were randomly selected through a multi-phase cluster sampling method and answered questions regarding…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Culture, Psychological Patterns, Adolescents
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Thomas, Paul Andrew; King, Jake S.; Mendelson, Jenna L.; Nelson-Gray, Rosemery O. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
Background: The influence of parental psychopathology and parental expectations on child well-being is well documented among typically developing populations. However, to date little research has examined the relationship among these factors in families of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This study examines an observed relationship…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Expectation, Well Being, Children
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Çevik Kiliç, Deniz Beste; Baltacilar Bayoglu, Talia Özlem; Güner Canbey, Ebru – International Education Studies, 2018
An expectation is the belief that a certain action will lead to a given outcome. It is noteworthy to reveal individuals' expectations from their future occupations. The quality and success of education are undoubtedly related to meeting their occupational expectations in the future. In this regard, it is of critical importance to investigate the…
Descriptors: Music Education, Undergraduate Students, Majors (Students), Occupational Aspiration
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Take, Hiroko; Shoraku, Ai – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2018
Because internationalization in higher education has recently received significant attention within the context of globalization, universities in Japan have begun to develop study-abroad programs to support their students in gaining international experience. This article explores those university policies designed to support the…
Descriptors: Universities, Expectation, College Students, Study Abroad
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Rapa, Luke J.; Diemer, Matthew A.; Bañales, Josefina – Developmental Psychology, 2018
Marginalized youth's development occurs in contexts rife with racialized, gendered, and socioeconomic social identity threats and barriers to social mobility. An emergent line of inquiry suggests critical action--a component of critical consciousness, defined as engaging in individual or collective social action to produce social change--may…
Descriptors: Social Mobility, Structural Equation Models, African Americans, Low Income Groups
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