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Walpole, Sharon; Chow, Sy-Miin; Justice, Laura M. – Early Education and Development, 2004
This study investigated the contributions of initial literacy, oral language, and social adjustment to literacy achievement at the end of the kindergarten year. Data were collected across the kindergarten year from 48 children attending a school serving primarily children from low-income households with research-based curriculum and intervention…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Intervention, Social Adjustment, Spelling
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Hoy, Wayne K.; Tarter, C. John – International Journal of Educational Management, 2004
The concept of organizational justice is defined, and, based on a review of the literature, ten principles of organizational justice are elaborated. Similarly, the elements of faculty trust are conceptualized and discussed. Then, a model of organizational justice and trust is proposed and tested using path analysis. The results underscore the…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Path Analysis, Justice, Literature Reviews
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Lawson, Anton E.; Worsnop, William A. – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 1992
Indicates that measures of reflective reasoning skill are significantly related to initial scientific beliefs about evolution, as well as to gains in declarative knowledge about evolution; however, the same measures are not significantly related to changes in those beliefs. Interrelationships among the study's major variables and their educational…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Biology, Conflict, Creationism
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Pizzini, Edward L.; Shepardson, Daniel P. – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 1992
Compares models of the classroom dynamics for a traditional laboratory setting and a problem-solving-centered environment, both at the eighth grade science level. Descriptive data indicate no differences in the models, whereas path analyses suggest that, in the problem-solving model, student behaviors significantly correlate to lesson structure,…
Descriptors: Causal Models, Classroom Research, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style
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Watkins, David; Gutierrez, Myrna – Journal of Social Psychology, 1990
Examines path-analytic models linking measures of self-concept, attributions, and grades of 194 Filipino high school students. Finds attributions for successful outcomes to ability or effort mediated the causal relationship between achievement and self-esteem. Interprets negative paths from ability attributions for success in mathematics to…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Attribution Theory, Educational Research, Foreign Countries
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Gaziel, Haim H. – Planning and Changing, 1984
Communities in Israel share educational finance and planning with the national government. Data from approximately 300 schools were analyzed to investigate the relationships between educational expenditures and the following environmental and political variables: (1) community socioeconomic status, size, and education system size; and (2) citizen…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Community Size, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education
Merrill, Paul F. – NSPI Journal, 1980
Analyzes the procedure for playing "Life Game" in three major phases: (1) information processing analysis, (2) path analysis, and (3) hierarchical analysis. (Author/JEG)
Descriptors: Educational Games, Flow Charts, Path Analysis, Task Analysis