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Mei, Bing; Brown, Gavin T. L.; Teo, Timothy – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2018
Despite the rapid proliferation of information and communication technologies, there exists a paucity of empirical research on the causes of the current low acceptance of computer-assisted language learning (CALL) by English as a foreign language (EFL) teachers in the People's Republic of China (PRC). This study aims to remedy this situation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Language Teachers, Second Language Instruction
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Deer, LillyBelle K.; Gohn, Kelsey; Kanaya, Tomoe – Education & Training, 2018
Purpose: Current college students in the USA are reporting higher levels of anxiety over career planning than previous generations, placing pressure on colleges to provide effective career development opportunities for their students. Research has consistently found that increasing career-related self-efficacy is particularly effective at…
Descriptors: College Students, Career Planning, Career Development, Anxiety
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Marsh, Herbert W.; Pekrun, Reinhard; Murayama, Kou; Arens, A. Katrin; Parker, Philip D.; Guo, Jiesi; Dicke, Theresa – Developmental Psychology, 2018
Our newly proposed integrated academic self-concept model integrates 3 major theories of academic self-concept formation and developmental perspectives into a unified conceptual and methodological framework. Relations among math self-concept (MSC), school grades, test scores, and school-level contextual effects over 6 years, from the end of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Secondary School Mathematics, Mathematics Skills
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Uslu, ├ľner – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
Today, students are expected to access, analyse and synthesise information, and work cooperatively. Their learning environment, therefore, should be equipped with appropriate tools and materials, and teachers should have instructional abilities to use them effectively. This study aims to propose a model to improve teachers' instructional abilities…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Technology Integration, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Chan, Chun-Chen; Chen, Su-Ching; Lin, Yu-Wei; Liao, Tsung-Yao; Lin, Yu-En – Journal of Career Development, 2018
Social cognitive career theory (SCCT) was used as a basis for investigating the factors influencing the career intentions of Taiwanese sports management students. Participants (N = 696) completed measures gauging social support, self-efficacy, outcome expectations, career interests, and career intentions. The results of a path analysis supported…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Cognition, College Students, Athletics
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Touati, Achraf; Baek, Youngkyun – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2018
This study investigated students' perceptions of competence and enjoyment of a mobile game within the context of mobile game-based learning. The proposed model showed that perceived competence and game attitude were the main predictors of enjoyment, while no direct relationship was found between perceived competence and gaming achievement. The…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Competence, Self Concept, Educational Games
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Strand, Paul S.; Downs, Andrew – Developmental Psychology, 2018
We investigated the role of sociocultural (between-groups) and individual (within-group) factors on the development of preschoolers' resource-allocation preferences. We tested claims of the "joint impact hypothesis" of social values development that social-emotional understanding skills would predict the transition from simpler…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Hispanic American Students, English, Spanish
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Wang, Xianhui; Xing, Wanli – Educational Technology & Society, 2018
One important aspect of digital citizenship, defined as "the norms of appropriate, responsible behavior with regard to technology use," is to reinforce ethical online behavior and discourage risky conduct. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of parental involvement and socioeconomic status on teens digital citizenship,…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Socioeconomic Status, Adolescents, Social Media
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Raza, Syed Ali; Umer, Amna; Qazi, Wasim; Makhdoom, Murk – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2018
This study intends to analyze the influence of behavioral and psychosocial factors of higher education students of Karachi on acceptance of m-learning as a mode of getting education. The Theory of Planned Behavior and Technology Acceptance Model have provided the basic frameworks to formulate the hypotheses for this study. The analyses of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Social Influences
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Zabihi, Reza – Written Communication, 2018
This study investigates the direct and/or indirect effects of some cognitive (working memory capacity) and affective (writing anxiety and writing self-efficacy) variables on the complexity, accuracy, and fluency (CAF) of second language (L2) learners' writings. To achieve this goal, 232 upper-intermediate English learners performed an automated…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Writing Achievement, Writing Tests, Cognitive Ability
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Magen-Nagar, Noga; Shonfeld, Miri – Educational Technology & Society, 2018
The current study examined the influence of students' openness to multiculturalism on the frequency of integrating Online Collaborative Learning (OCL). The mediating variables were attitudes toward: benefits of OCL, negative aspects of OCL and challenges of OCL. The participants were 315 ICT coordinators who are also subject teachers. 139…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Multicultural Education, Cultural Pluralism, Information Technology
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Orue, Izaskun; Calvete, Esther – School Psychology Review, 2018
This study examined the reciprocal longitudinal relations between homophobic attitudes and homophobic bullying at school. Furthermore, the study also assessed the roles of exposure to homophobic bullying at school, homophobic language at home, and previous social interaction with individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Social Bias, Bullying, Social Attitudes
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Deng, Linyuan; Zhou, Nan; Nie, Ruihong; Jin, Peipei; Yang, Mengxi; Fang, Xiaoyi – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2018
Parent-teacher partnership is associated closely with adolescents' development. However, little is known about the association between parent-teacher partnership and Chinese high school students' development. Therefore, this study examines whether and how parent-teacher partnership (objective contacts and subjective relationship quality) relates…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Teacher Cooperation, High Schools, Secondary School Teachers