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Penninckx, Maarten; Vanhoof, Jan; De Maeyer, Sven; Van Petegem, Peter – School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2016
There are large differences between schools with regard to how they are affected by a school inspection. This study provides quantitative evidence about the extent to which perceived effects and side effects of an inspection are related to the inspection's judgement on the school, to features of the inspection, and to school features. This study…
Descriptors: Path Analysis, Correlation, School Policy, Inspection
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Beyens, Ine; Vandenbosch, Laura; Eggermont, Steven – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2015
Research has demonstrated that adolescents regularly use Internet pornography. This two-wave panel study aimed to test an integrative model in early adolescent boys (M[subscript age] = 14.10; N = 325) that (a) explains their exposure to Internet pornography by looking at relationships with pubertal timing and sensation seeking, and (b) explores…
Descriptors: Puberty, Pornography, Males, Internet
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Roelands, Marc; Van Oost, Paulette; Depoorter, AnneMarie; Buysse, Ann – Gerontologist, 2002
Purpose: To provide insight into the contribution of psychological variables in understanding use and nonuse of assistive devices (ADs) for self-care and mobility. Design and Methods: A survey on a representative sample of 491 community-dwelling elderly people in Flanders was conducted. A theoretical model of the factors predicting the use of ADs…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Physical Mobility, Intention, Older Adults