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Liu, I-Fang; Ko, Hwa-Wei – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
Perspectives from reading and information fields have identified similar skills belong to two different kind of literacy being online reading abilities and ICT skills. It causes a conflict between two research fields and increase difficult of integrating study results. The purpose of this study was to determine which views are suitable for…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Information Literacy, Computer Literacy, Reading Skills
Chen, Yi-Hsin; Rendina-Gobioff, Gianna; Dedrick, Robert F. – Online Submission, 2007
Method effects associated with item wording have been explored in a variety of instruments and found that the practice of using positively- and negatively- worded items may introduce systematic measurement errors that disrupt analyses and interpretations of the results. Therefore, the first purpose in the present study was to explore if method…
Descriptors: Factor Structure, Self Concept Measures, Measures (Individuals), Path Analysis
Moore, William P.; Esselman, Mary E. – 1994
This study hypothesizes that a sense of personal and teaching efficacy can be explained, in part, by a historical pattern of student achievement performance and workplace context. To measure perceptions of efficacy, power, and school climate, a questionnaire was completed by approximately 1,500 elementary school teachers in the spring terms of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Attitude Measures, Context Effect, Decision Making
Talwar, Rachna; And Others – 1989
Temperament and objective and subjective measures of academic competence were interrelated in order to test two alternative models: (1) a direct effects model stressing intraorganismic, noncontextually mediated links; and (2) a developmental contextual model emphasizing social interactional processes between students and teachers. Data from the…
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Comparative Analysis, Context Effect, Elementary School Students
Schiamberg, Lawrence B.; Chin, Chong-Hee – 1987
Focusing on the family as a context for the development of life plans by youth, this report summarizes findings of a 14-year longitudinal study on the educational and occupational life plans and achievement of youth in rural low-income areas in six southeastern states. Specific attention is given to (1) how parental educational and occupational…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Need, Adolescents, Ecology
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Juvonen, Jaana – Journal of Educational Psychology, 1992
Two studies involving 125 sixth graders and 28 fifth through seventh graders examined negative social reactions from the perspective of rejecting peers. The more children perceived atypical students to be responsible for idiosyncracies, the more anger and less sympathy they reported. Implications for improving social acceptance are discussed. (SLD)
Descriptors: Alienation, Anger, Attribution Theory, Elementary Education
Leicht, David J.; And Others – 1984
Path analysis was used to discover predictors of personality, school conduct, and distractibility-hyperactivity problems in this 4-year longitudinal study of 173 rural children. While previous studies had shown that children's behavior disorders are related to sex of child, family disruption, IQ, Bender-Gestalt Test scores, and socioeconomic…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Family Problems, Grade 1
Allen, Thomas E. – 1982
Continuing motivation has been defined as an individual's willingness to return to a task or task area at a subsequent time, in similar or varying circumstances, without visible external pressure to do so, and when other behavior alternatives are available. In the current study, path models from Weiner's theory of motivation were developed to…
Descriptors: Attribution Theory, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Expectation
Youngblade, Lise M.; Burgess, Robert L. – 1987
The goal of this investigation was to explore the role social competence plays in peer group relations. Social competence, as based on exchange theory, was "operationalized" as including high levels of interpersonal positiveness, and accuracy in perceiving one's social status. Also explored was the extent to which satisfaction is a…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 5, Intermediate Grades, Interpersonal Competence
Mueller, E. Jane – 1975
The goals of the study were: (1) to determine the relationships among selected sociological, health, and behavioral variables and third-grade word analysis test scores, and (2) to test a causal model employing part analysis. Subjects were 314 Head Start students in 1968. Data on race, sex, perinatal complications, number of children in the family,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Behavior Development, Elementary School Students, Fatherless Family
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Lehrer, Richard; Littlefield, Joan – Journal of Educational Psychology, 1993
A model of relationships among the cognitive components of working memory, representation, metacognition, and performance implicated in the acquisition and transfer of the LOGO computer language was developed and tested with 48 second graders. The respective contributions of each component vary with the transfer task. (SLD)
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Context Effect, Correlation, Elementary Education