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Gall Myrick, Jessica; Noar, Seth M.; Sontag, Jennah M.; Kelley, Dannielle – Journal of American College Health, 2020
Objective: This study tested how media, family, and peer sources of health and beauty information predict indoor tanning (IT) beliefs and behavior. Participants: 210 undergraduate women at a state university in the southeastern United States. Methods: Respondents completed a survey about sources of health and beauty information, IT beliefs, and IT…
Descriptors: Females, Aesthetics, Undergraduate Students, Surveys
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Ustun, Ferhat; Tasgin, Erdal – Journal of Education and Learning, 2020
In this research, Muay Thai athletes who are university students have been examined by evaluating trait anger and anger expressions in terms of some variables. One hundred and ninety-five Muay Thai Athletes from Turkey Muay Thai Championship between universities volunteered for the study. "The Trait Anger and Anger Expression Scales" by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Athletes, Psychological Patterns, College Students
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Speidel, Ruth; Wang, Lijuan; Cummings, E. Mark; Valentino, Kristin – Developmental Psychology, 2020
Maltreated children are susceptible to dysregulation, but developmental mechanisms at the family level that influence this process are understudied. In the current investigation, 4 mediators (positive parenting, positive and negative family expressiveness, and maternal sensitive guidance during reminiscing) were examined as process variables…
Descriptors: Self Control, Mothers, Child Abuse, Longitudinal Studies
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Marrun, Norma Angelica – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2020
In the past decade, we have seen a significant growth in Latina/o college enrollment. Rarely is Latino families' engagement in their children's educational aspirations acknowledged for this increase in the rate of Latinas/os attending college. I examined how first-generation Latina/o students reflected on and retold stories of how their families…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, College Attendance, First Generation College Students, Academic Persistence
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Kesici, Ayse Elitok; Ceylan, Veysel Karani – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2020
This study was aimed to compare the major studies conducted on the quality of school life in Turkey, Finland and South Korea. The study focuses on which dimensions of quality of school life research in these three countries were examined, their participants, school levels and research methods. This research is in the literature review model. In…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Cultural Differences, Self Concept
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House, Lisa A.; Neal, Chelsea; Kolb, Jason – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2020
First-generation college students (FGCS) experience the same challenges as non-first-generation students (NFGCS), but they also face their own unique stressors such as a lack of academic preparation, absence of support from family and friends, and difficult cultural transitions. A combination of these factors may put them at higher risk for mental…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Student Needs, Mental Health, Stress Variables
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Kim, Jinho – Youth & Society, 2020
Given large variations in the etiology and developmental trajectories of violent and nonviolent delinquency, this study examines whether educational outcomes of violent and nonviolent offenders might differ. In particular, this study attempts to remove environmental influences such as family background and neighborhood effects from the effects of…
Descriptors: Violence, Delinquency, Environmental Influences, Family Influence
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Fennell, Jon M. – Journal of Philosophy of Education, 2020
In Chapter V of his autobiography, John Stuart Mill describes the 'crisis in my mental history' that cast this brilliant mind into profound gloom at age 20. Mill makes clear that his plight had everything to do with the extraordinary analytical and critical education imparted to him by his father. That which prompts Mill's deep distress, as well…
Descriptors: Philosophy, Mental Disorders, Depression (Psychology), Family Influence
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Patrón, Oscar E. – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2020
This article takes an assets-based approach to study the educational aspirations of Latino males and their families, including extended family. While research has underscored the influence that Latina/o families have on their children's educational trajectories, this investigation demonstrates the reciprocity in relationships through the…
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Males, Hispanic Americans, Family Influence
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Paramita, Pramesti; Sharma, Umesh; Anderson, Angelika – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2020
This study investigated Indonesian primary school teachers' causal attributions for behaviour problems and their classroom behaviour management strategies. The total sample consisted of 582 teachers from public primary schools in Surabaya, Indonesia. Teachers completed questionnaires which gathered information on demographics, teachers' causal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Behavior Problems
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Lupton, Deborah – Sport, Education and Society, 2020
Digital technologies such as websites, online discussion forums, social media, content-sharing platforms, mobile apps and wearable devices are now available as a means for young people to learn about and promote their health, physical fitness and wellbeing. This article provides findings from a qualitative interview-based study of young…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Behavior, Physical Fitness, Information Sources
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Guan, Shanshan; Ploner, Josef – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
In the wider context of national growth and investment in higher education in China, more mature students seek to gain access to university education. Considering the far-reaching socioeconomic and political shifts in contemporary China and its higher education sector in particular, this study explores the experience of mature university students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Cultural Capital, Cultural Influences
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Maliszewski Lukszo, Casey; Hayes, Shannon – Community College Review, 2020
Objective: This study seeks to expand understanding of transfer student capital (TSC), including sources of TSC and how TSC is used by community college transfer students to navigate transfer to a public, 4-year institution. Method: Using the TSC framework, a descriptive case study design was employed. Data sources include 17 transfer student…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Social Capital, Student Adjustment
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Donnelly, Samantha; Buchan, Duncan S.; Gibson, Ann-Marie; Mclellan, Gillian; Arthur, Rosie – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
School-based health activities that involve parents are more likely to be effective for child health and well-being than activities without a parent component. However, such school-based interventions tend to recruit the most motivated parents, and limited evidence exists surrounding the involvement of hard-to-reach parents with low socioeconomic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mothers, Parent Participation, Low Income Groups
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García-Pérez, Omar; Inda-Caro, Mercedes; Fernández-García, Carmen-María; Torío-López, Susana – International Journal of Science Education, 2020
There is a need to improve students' motivation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Student's academic choices are significantly influenced by parental behaviours and even more so by how those behaviours are perceived by the students. The purpose of this study is to determine the influence of perceived family…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, STEM Education, Secondary School Students, Grade 10
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