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Bendermacher, G. W. G.; oude Egbrink, M. G. A.; Wolfhagen, H. A. P.; Leppink, J.; Dolmans, D. H. J. M. – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
To this date, research on the interplay between organisational structure/managerial and organisational value/psychological elements which impact on educational quality is scarce and fragmented. As a consequence of a lack of knowledge in this area, institutions often address these elements in isolation, moving past integral approaches, which…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, Administrative Organization, Educational Quality, Path Analysis
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Cacciamani, Stefano; Villani, Daniela; Bonanomi, Andrea; Carissoli, Claudia; Olivari, Maria Giulia; Morganti, Laura; Riva, Giuseppe; Confalonieri, Emanuela – Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 2018
To maximize the advantages of the tablet personal computer (TPC) at school, this technology needs to be accepted by students as new tool for learning. With reference to the Technology Acceptance Model and the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology, the aims of this study were (a) to analyze factors influencing high school students'…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Attitude Measures, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications
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Zheng, Lanqin; Dong, Yan; Huang, Ronghuai; Chang, Chun-Yen; Bhagat, Kaushal Kumar – International Journal of Science Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine the relations between primary school students' conceptions of, approaches to, and self-efficacy in learning science in Mainland China. A total of 1049 primary school students from Mainland China participated in this study. Three instruments were adapted to measure students' conceptions of learning science,…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Elementary School Science, Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes
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Boylan, Mark; Coldwell, Mike; Maxwell, Bronwen; Jordan, Julie – Professional Development in Education, 2018
One approach to designing, researching or evaluating professional learning experiences is to use models of learning processes. Here we analyse and critique five significant contemporary analytical models: three variations on path models, proposed by Guskey, by Desimone and by Clarke and Hollingsworth; a model using a systemic conceptualisation of…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Learning Processes, Models, Path Analysis
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Malmström, Malin; Öqvist, Anna – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2018
Little empirical evidence is available on what drives young people to engage in higher education. Such knowledge is crucial in order to motivate students to make the most of their potential. This study surveyed a total of 294 Swedish high school students. The result shows that intentions play a mediating role between students' attitudes and the…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Intention, Higher Education, Models
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Ferrier, David E.; Karalus, Samantha P.; Denham, Susanne A.; Bassett, Hideko H. – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
Between three and five years of age, both emotional competence (EC) and cognitive self-regulation (CSR) have been documented as undergoing remarkable growth and as being strong predictors of concurrent and future positive outcomes. EC encompasses three interrelated and progressively developing skills: emotion knowledge, emotion regulation, and…
Descriptors: Self Control, Child Development, Correlation, Path Analysis