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Yokoi, Katsushi; Kurasawa, Shigeki; Utsumi, Miyoko; Miyai, Nobuyuki – Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools & Early Intervention, 2020
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between the Child Occupational Self-Assessment (COSA) and quality of life (QoL) in elementary school children. A total of 77 children from a public elementary school were included in the study. A survey was conducted using the COSA and the Kid-KINDLR. The COSA consists of 25 items on…
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Individuals), Quality of Life, Elementary School Students, Correlation
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Ballesteros, Jorge; Tran, Alisia G. T. T. – Journal of American College Health, 2020
Objective: To investigate racial-ethnic minority student-athletes' (REMSA) symptoms of distress (mental health need), mental health use (usage rate), and factors that influence mental health usage. Participants: There were 241 varsity athletes (African American = 108, Latinos = 66, Asian American= 67) from the American College Health Association…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Student Athletes, College Athletics, Asian American Students
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Liu, Junyan; Bray, Mark – Educational Studies, 2020
Recent decades have brought global expansion of private supplementary tutoring, and China is among countries in which patterns have been especially dramatic. National survey data indicate that 29.8% of primary and lower secondary students had received private supplementary tutoring in 2014, with proportions rising at higher levels of the school…
Descriptors: Educational Demand, Private Education, Tutoring, Supplementary Education
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Keskin, Deniz Ozge Yuceloglu; Bayram, Levent – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2020
The purpose of the study is to determine the job satisfaction levels of physical education teachers according to the variables of gender, seniority, marital status, grade and status of education. The study was conducted on a total of 103 physical education and sports teachers, 40 females and 63 males, with an average age of 40.01±6.65, working at…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, Physical Education Teachers, Gender Differences, Status
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Bintz, William P. – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2020
This article reports research results from an analyzsis of frequency and content of read aloud articles published between 2011 and 2015 in selected, national, peer-reviewed journals across the K-8 curriculum. An introduction describes the problem, purpose, and limitations of the study. It provides a review of research on reading aloud at home, in…
Descriptors: Periodicals, Reading Aloud to Others, Journal Articles, Elementary Secondary Education
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Schmidt, William H.; Burroughs, Nathan A.; Houang, Richard T.; Cogan, Leland S. – Journal of Teacher Education, 2020
Employing data from a stratified random survey of newly certified teachers in Texas, we compare the mathematical content preparation of traditional teacher program graduates with graduates of alternative programs. We find that graduates of traditional programs have statistically significantly higher content preparation even when taking precollege…
Descriptors: Teacher Certification, Knowledge Level, Mathematics Teachers, Alternative Teacher Certification
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Chen, Ji-Kang; Chen, Li-Ming – Journal of School Violence, 2020
This study examined the similarities and differences between three distinct Chinese societies (Taiwan, Hong Kong, and China) regarding the contribution of gender and grade level to school violence, the ranking orders of perpetration and victimization behavior, and the correlates of school nonattendance due to violence. A cross-national random…
Descriptors: Violence, Educational Environment, Cross Cultural Studies, Gender Differences
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Oberle, Alex – Journal of Geography, 2020
Designed for middle school grades, the National Geographic Geo-Inquiry Process engages students in geographic inquiry that begins with formulating a question that addresses an issue in the local community and ends with taking informed action to advocate for a specific, concrete solution. This research employs a pretest and post-test in classrooms…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Inquiry, Geography Instruction, Local Issues
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Wright, Katherine Landau; Hodges, Tracey S.; Dismuke, Sherry; Boedeker, Peter – Literacy Research and Instruction, 2020
In many states, writing is tested only in selected grades causing writing instruction often to be over-emphasized some years and neglected in others. The present study examines how students' motivation for writing differs during the middle school years. We administered the "Self-Beliefs, Writing Beliefs, and Attitude Survey" (SWAS) to a…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Student Motivation, Attitude Change, Instructional Program Divisions
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Johnson, Robin; Edwards, Ronisha; Rivers, Angela; Patil, Crystal; Walsh, Susan – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: A multidisciplinary team from a US midwestern urban medical centre developed written patient education materials for a group education programme designed to prepare adolescents and emerging adults with sickle cell disease for transition to adult care. We evaluated the literacy levels of these materials and demonstrate how to revise the…
Descriptors: Patient Education, Urban Areas, Hospitals, Diseases
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Liu, Yang; Chen, Senlin – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to capture students' essential knowledge and behaviors concerning active living. Methods: Students (N = 1,079) from elementary, middle, and high schools in the United States reported their knowledge of physical activity and fitness (PAF knowledge), and physical activity and sedentary behavior using…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Physical Activity Level, Health Related Fitness, Elementary School Students
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Yasar, Onur Mutlu; Turgut, Murat – World Journal of Education, 2020
The aim of the study was to determine the financial well-being of university students in sports education according to their gender, age, grade/class, education department and residence (place to live). Total 654 college studentsn (M, age=21.08 ± 1.25) participated in the study. The study designed as a descriptive study and the Turkish version of…
Descriptors: Financial Problems, Student Welfare, Gender Differences, Instructional Program Divisions
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Randall, Jennifer; O'Donnell, Francis; Botha, Sandra M. – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2020
Within the context of post-conflict DRC, we examined the impact of the Accelerated Learning Program for out-of-school girls' on student learning outcomes and traditional school enrollment. We found that the vast majority of girls advanced through the levels as expected (80%) and, on average, improved their numeracy and literacy skills. The impact…
Descriptors: Acceleration (Education), Females, Out of School Youth, Academic Achievement
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Rudd, Matthew; Honkiss, Lawrence – Athens Journal of Education, 2020
The primary objective of this research paper is to examine the relationship between students' English language proficiency skills and academic performance across unrelated subjects from a sample population totalling 2,026 students at a private university in the surrounding areas of Bangkok. Participants in this research study comprised first,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Language Proficiency, Academic Achievement
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Yavuz Mumcu, Hayal; Cansiz Aktas, Meral – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2020
This research has been carried out in two stages and has two main objectives. The first aim of the study is to develop a Likert-type scale which is used to determine the attitudes towards the use of mathematics in real life. The second aim is to examine the attitudes of high school students about the use of mathematics in real life according to…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Mathematics, High School Students, Relevance (Education)
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