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Lin, Xiao-fan; Liang, Jyh-Chong; Tsai, Chin-Chung; Hu, Qintai – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
With the increasing importance of adult and continuing education, the present study aimed to examine the factors that influence continuing web-based learning at work. Three questionnaires were utilised to investigate the association of the job characteristics from Karasek et al.'s (1998) job demand-control-support model and the self-regulated…
Descriptors: Air Transportation, Metacognition, Web Based Instruction, Professional Continuing Education
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Iruka, Iheoma U.; Brown, Deborah; Jerald, Judith; Blitch, Kimberly – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2018
Background: Improving the home environment and parenting practices to support children's early development and learning is a key focus of many. Home visiting is one potential strategy to improve the home environment and parenting; however, more data about current programmatic efforts is needed, especially for children with multiple risks living in…
Descriptors: Success, Home Visits, Language Acquisition, Family Environment
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Diep, Nguyet A.; Cocquyt, Celine; Zhu, Chang; Vanwing, Tom – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2017
The present study employs social cognitive theory (SCT) and social capital as the guiding frameworks to explain online interaction quality among learners in a blended learning program (N = 179). Capturing performance expectancy by perceived learning benefits and online interaction quality with nuanced cognitive measures, the study aims to validate…
Descriptors: Social Cognition, Social Capital, Adult Learning, Interaction
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Sunarsih, Tri; Murti, Bhisma; Anantanyu, Sapja; Wijaya, Mahendra – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2016
Parents often inhibit learning process organized by education, due to their ignorance about how to educate child well. Incapability of dealing with those changes leads to dysfunctional families, and problematic children. This research aimed: to analyzed the health promotion information access pattern of parent caretaking pattern through parenting…
Descriptors: Path Analysis, Health Promotion, Access to Information, Parents
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Smith, Justin L.; Conley, Sharon; You, Sukkyung – Educational Gerontology, 2015
This study investigated a sample of California elementary, intermediate, and high school employed teachers (N = 247) to assess the effects of retirement perceptions on career commitment among teachers who are in different age groupings. Using path analysis, the influence of five retirement perceptions variables was examined: concerns about…
Descriptors: Educational Gerontology, Investigations, Retirement, Retirement Benefits
Ismail, Azman; Hua, Ng Kueh; Ismail, Yusof; Samah, Ainon Jauhariah Abu; Bakar, Rixal Abu; Ibrahim, Nurshahira – Online Submission, 2015
An administrator plays a vital role in the growth and development of his/her subordinates. Despite this notion, the role of an administrator in the context of training programs and transfer of training is not well studied. Therefore, this study is set to examine the relationship between administrator's role in training programs and training…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Administrator Role, Training, Transfer of Training
Seo, Jae Young – ProQuest LLC, 2013
For decades, higher education institutions have been increasingly reliant upon part-time faculty. As the role of part-time faculty in colleges and universities has evolved and gained prominence, it is increasingly important to gain a deeper understanding of their perceptions of job involvement considered as potential predictor of turnover and…
Descriptors: Part Time Faculty, Teacher Participation, Justice, Underemployment
Woldeab, Daniel – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this study was to investigate Internet usage and its relationship with the acculturation of the Horn of Africa immigrants residing in urban Minnesota. Technology has and continues to be a cultural amplifier; in just two decades from its initial availability to the general public, the Internet has made geographical differences…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Social Networks, Acculturation, Urban Areas
Hong-zheng, Li; Mei-ying, Lei; Dong-hai Zhao; Li-qiong, Zhao; Geng, Liu; Hong-kui, Zhou; Mei, Qin; Jie-feng, Li; Jian, Wen; Pin-de, Huang; Yi, Li; Chuang, Wang; Zhou-ran, Wang – Online Submission, 2012
The objective of the study is to explore the psychosocial characteristics of recruits for mental health education during the basic military training. A total of 1,366 male recruits were assessed during the basic military training. The psychosocial characteristics, such as effects of LE (life events), mental symptoms, personality trait coping style…
Descriptors: Health Education, Personality Traits, Mental Health, Measures (Individuals)
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Chen, Hsiu-Ju; Kao, Chia-Hung – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2012
E-learning systems, adopted by organisations for employee training to enhance employees' performance, are characterised by self-directed, autonomous learning. Learning motivation is then of importance in the design of e-learning practices in workplace. However, empirical study of the alignment of e-learning with individual learning needs and…
Descriptors: Learning Motivation, Program Effectiveness, Instructional Design, Foreign Countries
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Gungor, Ibrahim Halil; Eksi, Halil; Aricak, Osman Tolga – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2012
This study aimed at showing how the value preferences of young adults could predict the narcissistic characteristics of young adults according to structural equation modeling. 133 female (59.6%) and 90 male (40.4%), total 223 young adults participated the study (average age: 25.66, ranging from 20 to 38). Ratio group sampling method was used while…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Personality, Young Adults, Structural Equation Models
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de Heer, Hendrik Dirk; Balcazar, Hector G.; Castro, Felipe; Schulz, Leslie – Health Education & Behavior, 2012
This study assessed effectiveness of an educational community intervention taught by "promotoras de salud" in reducing cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk among Hispanics using a structural equation modeling (SEM) approach. Model development was guided by a social ecological framework proposing CVD risk reduction through improvement of…
Descriptors: Evidence, Intervention, Structural Equation Models, Diseases
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Carrier, L. Mark; Rab, Saira S.; Rosen, Larry D.; Vasquez, Ludivina; Cheever, Nancy A. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2012
The purpose of this study was to find out if 3D stereoscopic presentation of information in a movie format changes a viewer's experience of the movie content. Four possible pathways from 3D presentation to memory and learning were considered: a direct connection based on cognitive neuroscience research; a connection through "immersion"…
Descriptors: Cues, Theaters, Measures (Individuals), Memory
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Janjua, Shehryar – International Journal of Training Research, 2011
Technical and vocational skills development (TVSD) has received pronounced emphasis in planning and policy texts in Pakistan over the last decade. Several positive outcomes are typically ascribed to TVSD, ranging from purely economic (increased productivity, competitiveness and economic growth) to social (improved employment, poverty-reduction and…
Descriptors: Evidence, Poverty, Education Work Relationship, Foreign Countries
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Mellard, Daryl F.; Fall, Emily; Woods, Kari L. – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2010
Adult literacy interventions often rely on models of reading validated with children or adult populations with a broad range of reading abilities. Such models do not fully satisfy the need for intervention research and development for adults with low literacy. Thus, the authors hypothesized that a model representing the relationship between…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Adult Basic Education, Path Analysis, Adult Literacy
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