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Shechtman, Zipora; Vogel, David L.; Strass, Haley A.; Heath, Patrick J. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
Stigma associated with seeking help has been found to be a key help-seeking barrier, however its role is less clear for: (a) adolescents, (b) groups outside the United States and (c) different types of therapy. This study addresses these omissions by examining the relationships between perceptions of public stigma of mental illness and the…
Descriptors: Help Seeking, Adolescents, Negative Attitudes, Adolescent Attitudes
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Eckhaus, Eyal; Davidovitch, Nitza – International Journal of Educational Methodology, 2018
This pilot study focuses on the impact of academic conferences from a gender-based perspective. What motivates faculty members to attend conferences? Which conferences do they choose? Can differences be found between men and women in their attitude to the effect of the conference and its contribution to their academic work, in light of many…
Descriptors: Natural Language Processing, Conferences (Gatherings), Preferences, Gender Differences
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Magen-Nagar, Noga; Shonfeld, Miri – Interactive Learning Environments, 2018
This quantitative research examined the contribution of an Online Collaborative Learning (OCL) program on attitudes towards technology in terms of technological anxiety, self-confidence and technology orientation among M.Ed. students. The advanced online collaborative program was implemented at two teacher training colleges in Israel for a period…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Cooperative Learning, Statistical Analysis, Anxiety
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Orkibi, Hod; Hamama, Liat; Gavriel-Fried, Belle; Ronen, Tammie – Youth & Society, 2018
This study focused on the ability to experience a high ratio of positive to negative emotions in 807 Israeli adolescents aged 12 to 15 years (50% girls). While considering possible gender differences, we tested a model positing that adolescents' self-control skills would link to their positivity ratio and indirectly through perceived social…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Adolescents, Gender Differences, Self Control
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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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Madjar, Nir; Chohat, Ronny – Educational Psychology, 2017
The current study aimed to explore the concept of transition self-efficacy, which is defined as individuals' subjective evaluation of their ability to execute the actions required for a successful transition from elementary to middle school. The study followed a sample of 128 sixth-grade students for 2 consecutive years (before and after the…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Academic Achievement, Academic Ability, Self Concept
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Hassunah Arafat, Safieh; Korat, Ofra; Aram, Dorit; Saiegh-Haddad, Elinor – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2017
The study addressed the question of continuity in literacy achievements from kindergarten to first grade among Arabic-speaking children in Israel. We examined (1) how age and family socio-economic status (SES) predict children's literacy skills in kindergarten and (2) how age, SES, and early literacy skills in kindergarten predict literacy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten
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Magen-Nagar, Noga; Cohen, Lizi – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
The goal of the research was to examine the contribution of learning strategies as a mediator for motivation and a sense of achievement in a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), among students who participate in a unique program in Israel, called "Academy Online--MOOCs in the Israeli Education System." The goal of the program was to…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Academic Achievement, Online Courses, Foreign Countries
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Berkovich, Izhak; Eyal, Ori – Journal of Educational Administration, 2017
Purpose: Empirical evidence links transformational school leadership to teachers' autonomous motivation and affective organizational commitment. Little empirical research, however, has focused on the emotional mechanisms behind these relations. Following the argument in the literature that transformational leadership can transform followers'…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Teacher Motivation, Path Analysis, Multivariate Analysis
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Klein, Joseph – School Leadership & Management, 2017
Purpose: School principals must determine educational policies and make information-based decisions. Teachers have authentic information that they do not transmit in full to the principals. A theoretical model was tested that explains the factors behind this disconnection in communication. Design: Four hundred and forty-five teachers completed…
Descriptors: Teacher Administrator Relationship, Interpersonal Communication, Organizational Communication, Principals
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Rauchberger, Nirit; Kaniel, Shlomo; Gross, Zehavit – Curriculum and Teaching, 2017
This study examines the process of judging complex real-life events in Israel: the disengagement from Gush Katif, Rabin's assassination and the Second Lebanon War. The process of judging is based on Weiner's attribution model, (Weiner, 2000, 2006); however, due to the complexity of the events studied, variables were added to characterize the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Evaluative Thinking, Difficulty Level, Conflict
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Cohen, Lizi; Magen-Nagar, Noga – American Journal of Distance Education, 2016
This study, conducted in Israel, examined how learning strategies and motivational orientations contributed to high school students' sense of achievement in a massive open online course. The objective was to integrate an innovative teaching-learning strategy into the educational system that is based on online learning for students in subjects that…
Descriptors: High School Students, Self Management, Online Courses, Learning Strategies
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Fisher, Yael; Kostelitz, Yifat – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2015
This research examines the influence of teachers' views regarding parental involvement on their perception of self-efficacy. Data were collected from a sample of 319 Israeli elementary schools teachers. A path analysis procedure was employed to test the mediating effect of personal background and organizational variables and perceived parental…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Self Efficacy, Parent Participation
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Bogler, Ronit; Nir, Adam E. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2012
Purpose: The paper aims to investigate the mediating effect of teacher empowerment on the relationship between teachers' perception of their school support and their intrinsic and extrinsic job satisfaction. Design/methodology/approach: Data were collected from a sample of 2,565 teachers affiliated with 153 Israeli elementary schools. A path…
Descriptors: Teacher Empowerment, Job Satisfaction, Self Efficacy, Path Analysis
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Al-Yagon, Michal – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2011
This study examined a cumulative model of vulnerability and protective factors at the individual level (children's attachment relationships with father and children's sense of coherence) and at the family level as manifested by fathers' coping resources (fathers' sense of coherence, fathers' active and avoidant coping strategies) in helping to…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Attachment Behavior, Coping, Path Analysis
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