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Parkin, Jason R. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2018
Oral language and word reading skills have important effects on reading comprehension. The Wechsler Individual Achievement Test-Third Edition (WIAT-III) measures both skill sets, but little is known about their specific effects on reading comprehension within this battery. Path analysis was used to evaluate the collective effects of reading and…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Oral Language, Reading Tests, Reading Fluency
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Trusz, Slawomir – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
The study tested 4 direct and 28 indirect teacher expectancy effects on students' results in the mathematics and literacy sections of the matriculation test, and their final marks in the 12th-grade mathematics and literacy class. The following were considered as mediators: student self-esteem, their self-expectancy, and time spent learning…
Descriptors: Teacher Expectations of Students, Mathematics Achievement, Literacy, Outcomes of Education
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Yu, Jing; Cheah, Charissa S. L.; Hart, Craig H.; Yang, Chongming – Developmental Psychology, 2018
The goals of this study were to examine: (a) bidirectional associations between maternal parenting (physical punishment and guilt induction) and Chinese American preschool children's psychosocial adjustment and (b) the role of maternal cultural orientation and child temperament in moderating parenting effects. Participants were Chinese American…
Descriptors: Inhibition, Self Control, Mothers, Acculturation
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Strand, Paul S.; Downs, Andrew – Developmental Psychology, 2018
We investigated the role of sociocultural (between-groups) and individual (within-group) factors on the development of preschoolers' resource-allocation preferences. We tested claims of the "joint impact hypothesis" of social values development that social-emotional understanding skills would predict the transition from simpler…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Hispanic American Students, English, Spanish
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Heredia, Dagoberto, Jr.; Piña-Watson, Brandy; Castillo, Linda G.; Ojeda, Lizette; Cano, Miguel Ángel – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2018
The present study examined behavioral and attitudinal domains of acculturation (e.g., adoption of White host culture norms) and enculturation (e.g., maintenance of traditional Latina/o norms), as well as the mediating role of intragroup marginalization (e.g., teasing from family members for not being Latina/o enough) and perceptions of the…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, College Students, Cultural Awareness, Student Attitudes
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Govaerts, Natalie; Kyndt, Eva; Dochy, Filip – Vocations and Learning, 2018
The aim of this study was to examine the differential effects of specific types of supervisor support on transfer of training, taking into account established trainee characteristics, such as trainees' motivation to learn, motivation to transfer, and training self-efficacy. More specifically, nine types of supervisor support were examined…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Supervisors, Supervision, Job Training
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Wood, Carla; Wofford, Mary Claire; Gabas, Clariebelle; Petscher, Yaacov – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2018
This study aimed to describe the narrative retell performance of dual language learners (DLLs) in the fall and spring of the school year and examine predictive relationships. Participants included 74 DLLs in kindergarten and first grade from low socioeconomic backgrounds. Microstructural measures included number of different words (NDW), words per…
Descriptors: Narration, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Bilingualism
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Völlinger, Vanessa A.; Spörer, Nadine; Lubbe, Dirk; Brunstein, Joachim C. – Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This study examined a theoretical model hypothesizing that reading strategies mediate the effects of intrinsic reading motivation, reading fluency, and vocabulary knowledge on reading comprehension. Using path analytic methods, we tested the direct and indirect effects specified in the hypothesized model in a sample of 1105 fifth-graders. In…
Descriptors: Path Analysis, Reading Strategies, Mediation Theory, Models
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Wang, Xianhui; Xing, Wanli – Educational Technology & Society, 2018
One important aspect of digital citizenship, defined as "the norms of appropriate, responsible behavior with regard to technology use," is to reinforce ethical online behavior and discourage risky conduct. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of parental involvement and socioeconomic status on teens digital citizenship,…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Socioeconomic Status, Adolescents, Social Media
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Akar, Hüseyin; Dogan, Yildiz Burcu; Üstüner, Mehmet – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2018
This research aimed to investigate the relationships between positive and negative perfectionisms, self-handicapping, self-efficacy and academic achievement. For this purpose, an extensive literature review was conducted and a model was suggested. Structural equation model was employed to test the model. The study group of the research consisted…
Descriptors: Self Concept Measures, Self Efficacy, Correlation, Academic Achievement
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Sorariutta, Anne; Silvén, Maarit – Infant and Child Development, 2018
Finnish students' international success in mathematics has been largely explained by the high-quality compulsory basic education system, while increasing evidence suggests that early childhood contexts can also promote development long before formal instruction begins. This study examined, in a sample of 66 mother-infant dyads, 2 early contextual…
Descriptors: Mothers, Parent Child Relationship, Mathematics Skills, Preschool Children
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Georgiou, George K.; Das, J. P. – Journal of Research in Reading, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine what components of executive function (EF)--inhibition, shifting and updating/working memory--predict reading comprehension in young adults. Ninety university students (65 females, 25 males; mean age = 21.82 years) were assessed on shifting (Planned Connections and Colour/Shape Shifting), inhibition…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Reading Comprehension, Reading Fluency, Verbal Ability
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Paige, David D.; Smith, Grant S. – Journal of Research in Reading, 2018
The simple view of reading hypothesises that reading comprehension is predicted by decoding and language abilities. In this study, 257 fifth-grade English-language learners (Ells) in south-central India were assessed on reading and language measures. Using a model of the simple view, we fit the data using path analysis to determine the extent to…
Descriptors: Indians, Reading Processes, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Liu, Yong-bing; Xue, Ling-ling; Xue, Hui-ping; Hou, Ping – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between health literacy, self-care agency, social support and health status among elderly Chinese nursing home residents in Xinjiang. Design: Participants were selected using a stratified cluster random sampling design. Setting: The study was conducted from September 2011 to…
Descriptors: Health, Literacy, Questionnaires, Structural Equation Models
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Marsiglia, Flavio F.; Kiehne, Elizabeth; Ayers, Stephanie L. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2018
Elevated rates of risky behavior among Latino youth have been linked to features of acculturation such as discrepant rates of acculturation between parents and adolescents. This study examined how parent-adolescent mainstream and Mexican cultural gaps are differentially related to adolescent risky behavior through family conflict, parental…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Acculturation, Risk, Parent Child Relationship
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