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Kiss, Allyson J.; Vukovic, Rose – Psychology in the Schools, 2021
Little is known about how math anxiety in parents may relate to engagement in their children's education (i.e., parent involvement, parent educational expectations) or children's math outcomes (i.e., child math achievement and child math anxiety). The current exploratory study examined these relations between parents and their fifth grade…
Descriptors: Mathematics Anxiety, Parent Influence, Parent Participation, Mathematics Achievement
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Beecher, Constance C.; Van Pay, Craig K. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2021
Background: Early language input contributes to children's healthy brain development and sets the stage for life-long achievement and wellness. Parents vary in their ability to offer rich language support within the home environment due to social and contextual factors. There is a lack of research on the effectiveness of a universal prevention…
Descriptors: Language Acquisition, Parent Influence, Young Children, Child Development
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Bailey, Wayne – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
This case study illustrates why a group of young adults from a working-class community in the UK choose not to participate in HE despite having the necessary qualifications. It highlights the impact that parents have on HE participation decisions, and the network of social connections participants are able to mobilise from their parents. It shows…
Descriptors: Parent Influence, Decision Making, Cultural Influences, Social Structure
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Fung, Wing-kai; Chung, Kevin Kien-hoa – Early Child Development and Care, 2021
Social mastery motivation and parental response are important correlates of children's vocabulary and self-regulation skills, but little research has examined their relationships collectively. This study investigated the direct relationships among social mastery motivation (active interaction and positive affect frequencies), parental response,…
Descriptors: Social Development, Vocabulary Development, Self Control, Skill Development
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Monfared, Shamsi Sanati; Lebeau, Jean-Charles; Mason, Justin; Cho, Seong Kwan; Basevitch, Itay; Perry, Inbal; Baur, Daniel Alan; Tenenbaum, Gershon – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2021
Purpose: Changes in biophysiological markers related to perceived burnout and self-comfort were tested in this study. Method: Forty-two student-athletes from middle and high school grades were evaluated for burnout, salivary cortisol levels, measures of arousal-related physiological markers (i.e., blood volume pulse; BVP), galvanic skin response…
Descriptors: Athletes, Burnout, Physiology, Middle School Students
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Kim, Hwewon; Han, Tae-Im – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2021
This study examined weight concerns and body dissatisfaction among female kindergarteners and assessed their relationships to body mass index (BMI) and parental, peer, and media influences. A total of 90 girls in South Korea were recruited and two-step cluster analysis was used to examine body image concerns and their association with diverse…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Young Children, Kindergarten, Females
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Koçak, Ömer; Göksu, Idris; Göktas, Yüksel – International Online Journal of Education and Teaching, 2021
The study aimed to identify the factors and to demonstrate their effects on academic achievement in various publications that utilized meta-analyses. For this purpose, the meta-analyses publications on the Web of Science-All Database till 2018 were reviewed. In the study, the systematic review method was adopted. Following a related review, 169…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Research, Meta Analysis, Correlation
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Mehrotra, Meeta; Zemba, Stephanie; Hoffman, Kristi – Journal of College and Character, 2021
Dating across religious lines is becoming more common in the United States, especially among young adults, suggesting greater acceptance of interfaith relationships. Although college is a place where young adults encounter diversity, little is known about students' attitudes toward interfaith dating. Thirty-seven students were divided into five…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Religion, Parent Attitudes, Parent Influence
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Gülseven, Zehra; Liu, Yangyang; Ma, Ting-Lan; Yu, Mark Vincent B.; Simpkins, Sandra D.; Vandell, Deborah Lowe; Zarrett, Nicole – Developmental Psychology, 2021
Developmental theories and previous research have emphasized the significance of cooperation and self-control in middle childhood. The present study extends previous research by examining (a) the growth of cooperation and self-control as well as the relations between them in middle childhood (third to sixth grade) and (b) the extent to which…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Self Control, Social Development, Emotional Development
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Iyer, Kavitha; Siddhartha, Anupam – International Journal of Higher Education, 2021
The choice of media as a career has conventionally not been a top priority amongst undergraduate students in India. Despite the surging need for responsible media professionals in a developing country like India, this career is not widely accepted or chosen. This research aimed at determining specific motivations among the first-year undergraduate…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Mass Media, Student Motivation, Foreign Countries
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Shorer, Maayan; Swissa, Ori; Levavi, Pedut; Swissa, Anael – Early Child Development and Care, 2021
Parental playfulness describes a parent's ability to act in a spontaneous, amusing, flexible and creative manner in different parent-child situations. This study examined the hypothesis that parental playfulness promotes children's emotional skills and thus should be related to improved emotion regulation and lower anxiety. A sample of 137 parents…
Descriptors: Play, Parent Background, Emotional Response, Parent Influence
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Ünlü-Çetin, Senil; Olgan, Refika – Early Child Development and Care, 2021
Paternal involvement is of concern not only because it has an impact on the child's development, but also because it has an important contribution to future generations' parenting behaviours, particularly for male children. This study aims to examine: (1) the general pattern for perceived intergenerational paternal involvement and fathers' own…
Descriptors: Fathers, Parent Participation, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Influence
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Wu, Ming-Hsuan – Urban Education, 2021
This study examines Asian students' interracial/interethnic friendships at a multiracial middle school. Friendship groups remain predominantly segregated despite the school's efforts, reflecting community and parental influences. The circulation of uncontested stereotypes such as "loud" and "brash" African Americans is based on…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Friendship, Racial Relations, Middle School Students
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Sonkola, Kennedy; Kvalsvig, Jane Dene; Brouwer, Inge; Holding, Penny; Taylor, Myra – Child Care in Practice, 2021
While it is well-accepted that mothers play a key role in child health outcomes, the role of the father is less well understood. This study, the first of two investigations of the relationship between the social environment and child health, growth and development, was nested in a child nutrition programme carried out in Kwale County. At present…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Parent Role, Parent Influence, Decision Making
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Cui, Yiran; Zhang, Danhui; Leung, Frederick K. S. – Early Education and Development, 2021
Research Findings: This study employed data from the TIMSS 2015 survey to investigate whether parental educational involvement behaviour in early childhood and parental attitudes towards education can enhance children's mathematics achievement in the 4th grade via influencing children's learning interests. Samples from Singapore (N=6237) and Hong…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Parent Influence, Parent Attitudes, Elementary School Students
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