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Cobb, Cory L. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
In the present study, using a relational efficacy framework, I examined the advisory working alliance and its associations with research self-efficacy among clinical and counseling psychology PhD students. Moreover, I examined whether the research training environment (RTE) and relation-inferred self-efficacy (RISE) mediated the relationship…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Graduate Students
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
Garza, Jennifer M. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this study is to inform and further the discussion of academic (i.e., teachers and school counselors) and non-academic (i.e., parents, family, friends, etc.) validating agents on Latina students' mathematics and science self-concepts. This study found a relationship between Latina students' interactions with academic and…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Mathematics Instruction, Science Instruction, Self Concept
Piselli, Katherine D. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Math fluency, which refers to the ability to solve single digit arithmetic problems quickly and accurately, is a foundational mathematical skill. Recent research has examined the role of phonological processing, executive control, and number sense in explaining differences in math fluency performance in school-aged children. Identifying the links…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Mathematics Achievement, Intelligence, Mathematics Instruction
Griggs, Brandon Clark – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Employees in the workplace continue to exhibit low levels of engagement and organizational commitment that impede change initiatives, and despite more than 70 years of research on organization change, higher education organizations fail to regularly implement and institutionalize effective change. This study examined the role a sense of community…
Descriptors: Sense of Community, Organizational Change, College Faculty, School Personnel
Moon, Lisa A. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
An individual's choice to share or have control of the sharing or withholding of their personal health information is one of the most significant public policy challenges associated with electronic information exchange. There were four aims of this study. First, to describe predictors of health data sharing preferences of consumers. Second, to…
Descriptors: Public Policy, Information Security, Privacy, Preferences
Marsing, Deborah J. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) students are often characterized as model minorities. However, AAPI students represent many diverse communities and a wide spectrum of achievement. Each AAPI culture may experience varying levels of biculturalism and acculturation that can influence students' academic success. This quantitative study…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Asian American Students, Pacific Islanders, Reading Tests
Weinkauff Duranso, Christine M. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
There is evidence that participating in physical exercise reduces stress and the risk of many physical maladies. Exercise is also correlated with higher levels of approach motivation, or a tendency to approach challenge as an opportunity for growth or improvement instead of an opportunity for failure. To date, most research on this relationship…
Descriptors: College Students, Exercise, Stress Management, Correlation
Sherven, Peggy J. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This study explored the factors that impact students' perception of technology benefits and their impact on overall university student satisfaction of 522 undergraduate students at a large Midwestern research university. The purpose of the study was to identify personal (input) and environmental measures that impact student's overall university…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Satisfaction, Student Experience, Path Analysis
Leonchuk, Olena – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This dissertation builds on an alternative framework for evaluation of science, technology and innovation (STI) outcomes--the scientific & technical (S&T) human capital which was developed by Bozeman, Dietz and Gaughan (2001). At its core, this framework looks beyond simple economic and publication metrics and instead focuses on…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Sciences, Technology, Innovation
Frye, Michael – ProQuest LLC, 2015
The relationships that students have with their parents and peers permeate their lives both inside and outside of the classroom. The purpose of the present exploratory study is to assess (a) the psychometric quality of measures gauging the latent variables of adolescents' perceptions of their relatedness to both parents and peers and (b) the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Competence, Adolescent Attitudes, Parents
Barsh, Rick – ProQuest LLC, 2015
There often exists an immense disparity between the idealized goals of classroom teachers and the actual shortcomings of these educators. Strategies have been devised and programs have been implemented to enable teachers to be successful; however, these practices often lack the empowerment to sustain teachers through the arduous tasks and demands…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Educational Strategies, Religious Factors, Teacher Attitudes
Bejerano, Arleen R. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
Adaptation, or adjustment, is a psycho-social process that occurs when an individual accepts and integrates into his or her life a transition from one situation to another situation (Schlossberg, 1981). Many individuals struggle with transitions because transitions involve changes in the environment, roles, routines, and/or ways of looking at the…
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Coping, Student Adjustment, Developmental Tasks
Bergey, Bradley W. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
Self-generated questions are a central mechanism for learning, yet students' questions are often infrequent during classroom instruction. As a result, little is known about the nature of student questioning during typical instructional contexts such as listening to a lecture, including the extent and nature of student-generated questions, how…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Chemistry, College Science, Lecture Method
Curinga, Rebecca – ProQuest LLC, 2014
The present research examines the role of morphological awareness in reading comprehension of high school emergent bilinguals. As an increasing number of research studies contribute to our understanding of morphological awareness, i.e. the ability to reflect on and manipulate morphologically complex derived words, we are better able to appreciate…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, High School Students, Bilingual Students, Morphology (Languages)
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