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Wainer, Howard – Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 2010
In this essay, the author tries to look forward into the 21st century to divine three things: (i) What skills will researchers in the future need to solve the most pressing problems? (ii) What are some of the most likely candidates to be those problems? and (iii) What are some current areas of research that seem mined out and should not distract…
Descriptors: Research Skills, Researchers, Internet, Access to Information
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Kiang, Lisa; Moreno, Amanda J.; Robinson, JoAnn L. – Developmental Psychology, 2004
This study examined the influence of maternal preconceptions on child difficult temperament at 6 months and maternal sensitivity at 12-15 months and whether all 3 variables predicted children's empathy at 21-24 months. Within a low-income, ethnically diverse sample of 175 mother-child dyads, path models were tested with 3 empathy indices…
Descriptors: Personality, Child Rearing, Path Analysis, Empathy
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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
Crawley, Frank E.; Black, Carolyn B. – 1990
This study explores the utility of the theory of planned behavior for understanding and predicting the behavioral intentions of secondary science students. Data were collected from secondary science students enrolling in earth science (8th grade), biology (9th grade), physical science (10th grade), or chemistry (11th grade). Cause-effect relations…
Descriptors: Course Selection (Students), Enrollment Influences, Path Analysis, Physics
Nolen, Susan Bobbitt; Haladyna, Thomas M. – 1989
This paper describes a model of the influence of personal and environmental factors on students' valuing of two deep-processing strategies for studying expository texts. In the model, task orientation (a form of intrinsic motivation in which learning and understanding are the major goals) interacts with perceptions of the teacher's goals to…
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Educational Objectives, High Schools, Learning Motivation
Nolen, Susan Bobbitt – 1987
The relationship between goal orientation and the use of learning strategies and their effects on learning outcomes were investigated. The three goal orientations considered were: (1) task orientation, which involves learning for its own sake; (2) ego orientation, which involves a desire to perform better than others; and (3) work avoidance, which…
Descriptors: Behavior Rating Scales, Goal Orientation, Grade 8, Junior High Schools
Hubert, John A.; And Others – 1984
By using a path analytic model, this study seeks to determine the relationship of school organizational stressors to teacher stress in public high schools. The model included three stress variables (emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and degree of personal accomplishment), seven organizational health characteristics, a motivational variable,…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, High Schools, Need Gratification, Organizational Climate
Tracz, Susan M.; Elmore, Patricia B. – 1985
Meta-analysis is a technique for combining the summary statistics from previously conducted research studies to indicate the direction of results and provide an index of the magnitude of effect size. This paper focuses on the effect of the violation of the assumption of independence (that the value of any included statistic is in no way…
Descriptors: Correlation, Effect Size, Mathematical Models, Meta Analysis
Hertzog, Christopher; And Others – 1985
This investigation used data from the 28-year-old New York Longitudinal Study to examine the relationship between various negative emotional and behavioral characteristics (e.g., aggression, anxiety, undercompliance, depressive mood) and adjustment. A total of 133 white, middle-class children were rated on these negative characteristics from…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adolescents, Aggression, Anxiety
Deimling, Gary T.; Harel Zev – 1983
Social support has been found to be positively related to well being in elderly individuals. To examine the effects of social integration (social resources, social interaction, and perceived adequacy of resources), and health, age, marital status, and socioeconomic status (SES) on mental health among urban elderly individuals, 1,727 persons from…
Descriptors: Age, Attitudes, Interpersonal Relationship, Marital Status
Denno, Deborah J. – 1983
A study designed to examine biological, sociological, and early maturational correlates of intelligence collected data prospectively, from birth to 15 years of age, on a sample of 987 black children. Multiple indicators of eight independent and three dependent variables were tested in a structural equation model. Altogether, clear sex differences…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Biological Influences, Black Youth, Child Development
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Thom, Douglas J. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1983
A simplified introduction to path analysis, this article discusses the following: (1) basic rules, assumptions, and procedures; (2) strengths and weaknesses of the technique; (3) special considerations; (4) examples of path analysis in educational research; and (5) guidelines for constructing diagrams. (MCG)
Descriptors: Design, Diagrams, Educational Research, Guidelines
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McPherson, Gary E.; And Others – Journal of Research in Music Education, 1997
Surveys 101 wind instrumentalists to reveal major differences in the pattern of influences leading to the re-creative skill of performing a repertoire of rehearsed music for a formal examination compared to the creative ability of improvising. Uses a path analysis to determine links between the data and theoretical model. (MJP)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Causal Models, Context Effect, Correlation
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Erwin, T. Dary; Nelson, Randall B. – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 1986
Describes development of a causal model to test effects of scholastic ability, computing attitudes, and computing background of university undergraduates on use of a computer-assisted instructional system, PLATO-LDEC; on attitudes toward PLATO-LDEC; on computing attitudes after students' PLATO-LDEC experience; and on course grade. (Author/MBR)
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Computer Assisted Instruction, Courseware, Engineering Education
Emmers-Sommer, Tara M.; Allen, Mike – 1997
For a study, a path model was developed and tested representing variables that relate to sexual coercion. Specifically, sex, who asked, who paid, relational stage, past/current relationship, attitudes, drug or alcohol use, coercion strategies, and victim resistance were proposed and their effects examined. Data were collected by using electronic…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Dating (Social), Interpersonal Communication, Models
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