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Bingöl, Tugba Yilmaz; Batik, Meryem Vural – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2019
Psychological well-being which is an important concept for individual mental health involves maintaining meaningful aims in life, developing quality relationships with others and struggling with life to ensure personal development. Based on the importance of the concept of psychological well-being, in this study, it is aimed to determine the…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Well Being, Psychological Patterns, Path Analysis
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Ababneh, Khaldoun I.; Hackett, Rick D. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
We examine the relationships between job characteristics (job autonomy, skill variety, role conflict), work-related attitudes (job satisfaction, organizational commitment, trust in the employer), and organizational citizenship behaviors (civic virtue and altruism) among faculty at UAE-based universities. Data were obtained from 249 participants at…
Descriptors: Role Conflict, Professional Autonomy, Work Attitudes, Job Satisfaction
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Pandoi, Deepika; Gaur, Sanjaya Singh; Gupta, Anup Kumar – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: Plagiarism is an epidemic for scholars that needs to be managed. Penalties do not seem to be able to stop people from indulging in it. Manipulation of emotions and values may help in discouraging people from plagiarism. Therefore, the purpose of this paper is to understand the association between felt emotion and plagiarism outcome…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Plagiarism, Vignettes, Graduate Students
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West, Michael; Sima, Adam; Wehman, Paul; Chan, Fong; Luecking, Richard – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2018
Objective: The specific aim of this study was to use data from the National Longitudinal Transition Study-2 (NLTS-2) to examine modifiable factors that were related to competitive employment acquisition for students who were at high risk of poor school-to-work outcomes. Design: Quantitative descriptive design using path analysis. Participants: 580…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Disabilities, Longitudinal Studies, Special Education
Collaço, Christine M. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The primary purpose of this study was to collect evidence on the construct validity of grit using convergent, discriminant, and predictive validity principles. To accomplish this purpose and extend previous research on grit, college students from two schools completed an instrument comprised of a cognitive ability test, and a questionnaire. The…
Descriptors: College Students, Academic Persistence, Construct Validity, Predictive Validity
Sünbül, Zeynep Aydin; Malkoç, Asude – Online Submission, 2018
The aim of this study was to test a mindfulness model for flourishing along with mediating roles of self-compassion and valued living. Participants of the study were 327 undergraduate students (236 female, 91 male) with the mean age of 20.3 (SD=1.4). The results of path analysis yielded that mindfulness has positively direct relations with…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Daily Living Skills, Role, Undergraduate Students
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Al-Azawei, Ahmed; Parslow, Patrick; Lundqvist, Karsten – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
This study assesses learner perceptions of a blended e-learning system (BELS) and the feasibility of accommodating educational hypermedia systems (EHSs) according to learning styles using a modified version of the technology acceptance model (TAM). Recently, Moodle has been adopted by an Iraqi university alongside face-to-face (F2F) classrooms to…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Blended Learning, Computer Attitudes, Models
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Hosein Kamani, Seyed Mohammad – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2017
Job pride and honor is affected by various causes. Elements of positive psychology can be pointed out as one of them that in recent years has played an important role in organizational development. Hence, this study is to provide a prediction model about the impact of hope and resilience on job pride and honor with an emphasis on mediator role of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Path Analysis, Questionnaires, Resilience (Psychology)
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Aikens, Melissa L.; Robertson, Melissa M.; Sadselia, Sona; Watkins, Keiana; Evans, Mara; Runyon, Christopher R.; Eby, Lillian T.; Dolan, Erin L. – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2017
Participating in undergraduate research with mentorship from faculty may be particularly important for ensuring the persistence of women and minority students in science. Yet many life science undergraduates at research universities are mentored by graduate or postdoctoral researchers (i.e., postgraduates). We surveyed a national sample of…
Descriptors: Racial Differences, Gender Differences, Undergraduate Students, Student Research
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Easterday, Matthew W.; Aleven, Vincent; Scheines, Richard; Carver, Sharon M. – Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2017
How might we balance assistance and penalties to intelligent tutors and educational games that increase learning and interest? We created two versions of an educational game for learning policy argumentation called Policy World. The game (only) version provided minimal feedback and penalized students for errors whereas the game+tutor version…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Policy, Persuasive Discourse
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Todd, Amber; Romine, William L. – International Journal of Science Education, 2017
Research in learning progressions (LPs) has been essential towards building understanding of how students' ideas change over time. There has been little work, however, into how ideas between separate but related constructs within a multi-faceted LP relate. The purpose of this paper is to elaborate on the idea of "progression webs" to…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Biology, Genetics, Undergraduate Students
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Cherry, Brian D.; Grasse, Nathan; Kapla, Dale; Hamel, Brad – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2017
This article examines academic administrators' attitudes towards the academic evaluation process in the US and those factors that are utilised to improve teaching. We use path regressions to examine satisfaction with evaluation procedures, as well as the direct and indirect effects of these factors on perceptions of whether the evaluation process…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Path Analysis, Educational Quality, Instructional Improvement
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Balakrishnan, Vimala; Teoh, Kung Keat; Pourshafie, Tahereh; Liew, Teik Kooi – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
This study is an investigation into factors that encourage and/or inhibit the use of social media in the academic learning process between Australian and Malaysian students at higher learning institutions. Push-pull-mooring theory was used as a guide, resulting in seven independent variables ("convenience", "social influence",…
Descriptors: Social Media, Cross Cultural Studies, Path Analysis, Foreign Countries
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Lou, Nigel Mantou; Noels, Kimberly A. – Modern Language Journal, 2017
Some people ascribe successful language learning to an innate aptitude that cannot be further developed, at least after a certain young age (i.e., an entity mindset), while other people believe that language learning ability can be improved (i.e., an incremental mindset). The purpose of this research is to (a) introduce the Language Mindsets…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Goal Orientation, Mastery Learning, College Students
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Aryadoust, Vahid – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2017
This study adapts Levels 1 and 2 of Kirkpatrick's model of training evaluation to evaluate learning outcomes of an English as a second language (ESL) paragraph writing course offered by a major Asian university. The study uses a combination of surveys and writing tests administered at the beginning and end of the course. The survey evaluated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Writing Instruction, College Instruction, English (Second Language)
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