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Stupnisky, Robert H.; Hall, Nathan C.; Daniels, Lia M.; Mensah, Emmanuel – Journal of Higher Education, 2017
With the aim of advancing the growing research literature on faculty development, a model of pretenure faculty success in teaching and research was proposed. Building from the early-career faculty literature and self-determination theory, we hypothesized that balance, clear expectations, and collegiality predict success by supporting autonomy,…
Descriptors: Models, Tenure, College Faculty, Faculty Development
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Vandergrift, Larry; Baker, Susan – Language Learning, 2015
Listening comprehension plays a key role in language acquisition, yet little is known about the variables that contribute to the development of second language (L2) listening ability. This study sought to obtain empirical evidence for the impact of some of the learner variables and the degree to which they might predict success in L2 listening.…
Descriptors: Listening Comprehension, Second Language Learning, Short Term Memory, Language Research
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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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Fisher, Yael; Kostelitz, Yifat – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2015
This research examines the influence of teachers' views regarding parental involvement on their perception of self-efficacy. Data were collected from a sample of 319 Israeli elementary schools teachers. A path analysis procedure was employed to test the mediating effect of personal background and organizational variables and perceived parental…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Self Efficacy, Parent Participation
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Braun, Robert E.; Glassman, Tavis; Sheu, Jiunn-Jye; Dake, Joseph; Jordan, Tim; Yingling, Faith – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2014
This study assessed the Integrated Behavioral Model's (IBM) utility in explaining high-risk drinking among college students. A total of 356 participants completed a four-page questionnaire based on the (IBM) theory and their drinking behavior. The results from a path analysis revealed three significant constructs (p<0.05) which predicted…
Descriptors: Prediction, Drinking, Prevention, College Students
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Ranellucci, John; Muis, Krista R.; Duffy, Melissa; Wang, Xihui; Sampasivam, Lavanya; Franco, Gina M. – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2013
Background: Research is needed to explore conceptual change in relation to achievement goal orientations and depth of processing. Aims: To address this need, we examined relations between achievement goals, use of deep versus shallow processing strategies, and conceptual change learning using a think-aloud protocol. Sample and Method:…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Academic Achievement, Cognitive Processes, Protocol Analysis
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Walsh, Kate; Messman-Moore, Terri; Zerubavel, Noga; Chandley, Rachel B.; DeNardi, Kathleen A.; Walker, Dave P. – Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 2013
Objectives: Although numerous studies have documented linkages between childhood sexual abuse (CSA) and later sexual revictimization, mechanisms underlying revictimization, particularly assaults occurring in the context of substance use, are not well-understood. Consistent with Traumagenic Dynamics theory, the present study tested a path model…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Rape, Drinking, Prediction
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Fisher, Colleen M. – Health Education & Behavior, 2012
Young sexual minority males are among those at highest risk for HIV infection, yet we know relatively little about the impact of sexual identity development on HIV risk. This study used cross-sectional data to investigate factors associated with HIV-related sexual risk among a sample of sexual minority males (n = 156), ages 14 to 21 years, using…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Sexual Identity, Path Analysis
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Skinner, Ellen A.; Chi, Una – Journal of Environmental Education, 2012
Building on self-determination theory, this study presents a model of intrinsic motivation and engagement as "active ingredients" in garden-based education. The model was used to create reliable and valid measures of key constructs, and to guide the empirical exploration of motivational processes in garden-based learning. Teacher- and…
Descriptors: Validity, Student Motivation, Gardening, Self Determination
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Aypay, Ayse; Celik, Halil Coskun; Aypay, Ahmet; Sever, Mustafa – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2012
The purpose of this study is to test a model that predicts the level of technology acceptance across pre-service teachers at the faculties of education in Turkey. The relationship among the factors that have influence on technology acceptance was investigated. Adopting a questionnaire developed by Timothy (2009) data was collected from 754…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Self Efficacy, Preservice Teacher Education, Foreign Countries
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Edwards, Katie M.; Gidycz, Christine A.; Murphy, Megan J. – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2011
The purpose of the current study was to explore college women's stay/ leave decisions in abusive relationships using a prospective methodology. Participants (N = 323) completed surveys at the beginning and end of a 10-week academic quarter for course credit. A path analysis suggested that the model--which included investment model variables (i.e.,…
Descriptors: College Students, Violence, Females, Dating (Social)
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Aceves, Mario J.; Hinshaw, Stephen P.; Mendoza-Denton, Rodolfo; Page-Gould, Elizabeth – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2010
Previous research has shown that teachers' actions when addressing conflict on school grounds can shape adolescent perceptions regarding how well the school manages victimization. Our objective in this study was to determine how these perceptions influenced the likelihood that adolescent students would react to victimization scenarios by either…
Descriptors: Conflict, Adolescents, Path Analysis, Aggression
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Martinez, Rebecca S.; Aricak, O. Tolga; Jewell, Jeremy – Psychology in the Schools, 2008
Despite widespread efforts to prevent reading problems and an abundance of research about best practices in remediating reading skills deficits, reading continues to be exceptionally difficult for many students. Researchers have become interested in investigating the degree to which affective factors such as reading attitude relates to reading…
Descriptors: Curriculum Based Assessment, Reading Attitudes, Reading Achievement, Path Analysis
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Kaplow, Julie B.; Hall, Erin; Koenen, Karestan C.; Dodge, Kenneth A.; Amaya-Jackson, Lisa – Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 2008
Objective: The goals of this research are to develop and test a prospective model of attention problems in sexually abused children that includes fixed variables (e.g., gender), trauma, and disclosure-related pathways. Methods: At Time 1, fixed variables, trauma variables, and stress reactions upon disclosure were assessed in 156 children aged…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Child Abuse, Coping, Path Analysis
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Galliher, Renee V.; Evans, Colette M.; Weiser, Desmond – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2007
Substance abuse is a primary concern for youth worldwide and increasingly so for Native American youth. Guided by theoretical models of the socialization of substance use in children and adolescents, we conducted a preliminary examination of socialization factors specific to Native American youth. Strong, pro-social bonds with three primary…
Descriptors: Socialization, Substance Abuse, Self Efficacy, Models
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