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Talaee, Ebrahim; Sylva, Kathy; Evangelou, Maria; Noroozi, Omid – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
This study investigates the impact of children's Home Computer Use (HCU), both educational and recreational, on their achievement in Reading and Mathematics during primary school. The data are taken from a longitudinal study in England called Effective Provision of Preschool, Primary and Secondary Education (EPPSE). Hierarchical linear regressions…
Descriptors: Computer Use, Family Environment, Reading Achievement, Mathematics Achievement
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Betts, Lucy R.; Houston, James E.; Steer, Oonagh L.; Gardner, Sarah E. – Journal of School Violence, 2017
Positive attribution style, negative attribution style, and generalized peer trust beliefs were examined as mediators in the relationship between adolescents' peer victimization experiences and psychosocial and school adjustment. A total of 280 (150 female and 130 males, M[subscript age] = 13 years 4 months, SD[subscript age] = 1 year 1 month)…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Victims, Trust (Psychology), Correlation
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Lord, Pippa; Rabiasz, Adam; Roy, Palak; Harland, Jennie; Styles, Ben; Fowler, Katherine – Education Endowment Foundation, 2017
The Evidence-based Literacy Support-"Literacy Octopus" Trial tested a range of dissemination interventions and resources, all of which aimed to engage schools in using evidence-based materials to improve teaching and learning in Key Stage 2 literacy. Four delivery partners provided interventions. These included light-touch,…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Literacy, Intervention, Educational Resources
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Harrison, Neil; Agnew, Steve – Higher Education Quarterly, 2016
This study examines the construction of debt attitudes among 439 first-year undergraduates in England and New Zealand. It works from a conceptual model that predicts that attitudes will be partly determined by a range of social factors, mediated through personality and 'financial literacy'. Path analysis is used to explore this model. The proposed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Debt (Financial), College Freshmen, Socioeconomic Influences
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Ehren, M. C. M.; Gustafsson, J. E.; Altrichter, H.; Skedsmo, G.; Kemethofer, D.; Huber, S. G. – Comparative Education, 2015
In this article, different inspection models are compared in terms of their impact on school improvement and the mechanisms each of these models generates to have such an impact. Our theoretical framework was drawn from the programme theories of six countries' school inspection systems (i.e. the Netherlands, England, Sweden, Ireland, the province…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Factor Analysis, Surveys, Principals
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Opfer, V. Darleen; Pedder, David J.; Lavicza, Zsolt – School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2011
This article presents a theoretical argument for assuming that schools have an orientation to learning that influences both whether teachers learn and also whether they change professionally as a result of the learning. This school-level orientation to learning is hypothesized to consist of beliefs and practices about learning. Results from a…
Descriptors: Structural Equation Models, School Orientation, Teacher Surveys, Path Analysis
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Giannakaki, Marina-Stefania; Hobson, Andrew J.; Malderez, Angi – European Journal of Education, 2011
What influences how well-prepared student teachers feel towards working in schools upon completion of their initial teacher preparation (ITP)? In order to investigate this question, we used a path analysis using data from a longitudinal study investigating the experiences of trainee and early career phase teachers in England. The data were…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Student Teachers, Path Analysis, Foreign Countries
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Opfer, V. Darleen; Pedder, David G.; Lavicza, Zsolt – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2011
This paper uses results from a national survey of teachers in England to test a hypothesised model of teacher orientation to learning (consisting of beliefs, practice and experiences about learning) and its relationship to teacher learning change. Results from a structural equation modeling process of 1126 teacher survey responses show that…
Descriptors: Structural Equation Models, Teacher Orientation, Teacher Surveys, Path Analysis
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Brackett, Marc A.; Palomera, Raquel; Mojsa-Kaja, Justyna; Reyes, Maria Regina; Salovey, Peter – Psychology in the Schools, 2010
The topic of emotion regulation and its relationship with teacher effectiveness is beginning to garner attention by researchers. This study examined the relationship between emotion-regulation ability (ERA), as assessed by the Mayer-Salovey-Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test (MSCEIT), and both job satisfaction and burnout among secondary-school…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Teacher Effectiveness, Secondary School Teachers, Job Satisfaction
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Humphrey, Robin – Higher Education Quarterly, 2006
This paper explores the social and academic effects of term-time working on undergraduate students at an English university. Data initially collected via a survey of student social relationships were enhanced by the inclusion of end-of-year academic performance. Various inferential statistical techniques were used to identify these effects. Path…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Part Time Employment, Academic Achievement
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Robinson, Robert V.; Bell, Wendell – American Sociological Review, 1978
A causal model that explains variations in individual judgements concerning the fairness of equality or inequality, based on a new Index of Evaluated Equality, is proposed. (Author/AM)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Justice, Models, Path Analysis