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Chen, Hsiu-Ju – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2017
Aim/Purpose: This study explores the associations between elementary school learners' m-learning and learner satisfactions based on the technology-mediated learning model. Background: M-learning (mobile learning) is emerging, but its role in elementary education still needs clarification. Methodology: Questionnaires were mailed to several…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Student Satisfaction
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Luyten, Hans; de Wolf, Inge – School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2011
This article focuses on the relation between student population characteristics and average test scores per school in the final grade of primary education from a dynamic perspective. Aggregated data of over 5,000 Dutch primary schools covering a 6-year period were used to study the relation between changes in school populations and shifts in mean…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Disadvantaged
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
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Hines, Constance V.; And Others – Florida Journal of Educational Research, 1986
The technique of path analysis was used to test the role of student task engagement as a mediating process variable linking teacher behavior and student achievement in mathematics and social studies classes. Study participants included 40 teacher interns and their respective second-, third-, and fifth-grade classes from a school district served by…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Causal Models, Elementary Education
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van Leeuwe, Jan; Aarnoutse, Cor – Educational Research and Evaluation (An International Journal on Theory and Practice), 1998
A longitudinal study of 363 elementary school students over five years investigated the degree to which reading comprehension, vocabulary, reading pleasure, and reading frequency later in life can be predicted and the way that path models and common factor models explain these relationships. Linkages among these factors are explored. (SLD)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Factor Analysis, Factor Structure
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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
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Schack, Gina D.; And Others – Journal of Research in Education, 1991
Three studies involving a total of 918 students of above average ability in grades 3 through 8 confirm the importance of self-efficacy in students' decisions to initiate creative productivity and reinforce the value of performance accomplishments for increasing self-efficacy and creative productivity. (SLD)
Descriptors: Ability, Academically Gifted, Children, Classroom Research
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Camarena, Phame M.; And Others – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 1990
As part of a longitudinal study of psychosocial development, 148 girls and 130 boys were administered a questionnaire about a close friend in their eighth grade school year. The subjects began the study in the sixth grade. Findings on intimacy and emotional closeness are discussed concerning gender socialization and friendship. (SLD)
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
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
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Chan, Carol K. K.; And Others – American Educational Research Journal, 1992
This study examined the constructive cognitive activity of children listening to text. Analysis of thinking-aloud protocols of 109 children in grades 1 to 6 identified 5 levels of constructive activity, with 3 subtypes at each level. Path analysis indicates that only constructive activity exerts a direct effect on learning. (SLD)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Comparative Analysis, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
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Lopez, David F.; Little, Todd D.; Baltes, Paul B.; Oettingen, Gabriele – Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 1998
Used path analysis in a longitudinal study to examine the relation of overestimating one's capabilities with enhanced performance in German 8- to 11 year-olds. Found that after controlling for gender, school grade, prior academic achievement, and intelligence, overestimating one's capabilities was consistently associated with subsequent school…
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Academic Achievement, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
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Allen, Gary L.; Kirasic, Kathleen C.; Spilich, George J. – Child Study Journal, 1997
Rated first through fifth graders' political knowledge and recall of a simulated news story. Used path analysis to determine relationships among grade level, political knowledge, recall of specific story information, and generation of inferences from the story. Results suggested that children's domain-specific knowledge is more influential in…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Knowledge Level, Memory
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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
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Lapsley, Daniel K.; Quintana, Stephen M. – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 1989
Used a data analytic strategy that was novel to the M-space literature to examine the mental capacity prerequisites of social-cognitive development of 99 students in grades one, three, and five. Used a structural equations analysis to determine whether M-power was a significant predictor of role-taking development. (RH)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Grade 1
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