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Bojczyk, Kathryn Elizabeth; Haverback, Heather Rogers; Pae, Hye K. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2018
The aim of this study was to examine the relationships between mothers' self-efficacy beliefs, their preschool children's home learning environments, and literacy skills. A sample of 112 mother-child dyads was recruited from Head Start centers in rural and urban communities. The measures included maternal self-efficacy and maternal perceptions of…
Descriptors: Mothers, Self Efficacy, Family Environment, Federal Programs
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Ortega-Maldonado, Alberto; Salanova, Marisa – Teaching in Higher Education, 2018
This study explores the predictive relationships between psychological capital (PsyCap), meaning-focused coping, satisfaction and performance among undergraduate students. Six hundred and eighty two (n = 682) college students from 29 different academic programmes completed an academic well-being survey, which included measures of PsyCap, coping…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Well Being, Coping, Intervention
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Iruka, Iheoma U.; Brown, Deborah; Jerald, Judith; Blitch, Kimberly – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2018
Background: Improving the home environment and parenting practices to support children's early development and learning is a key focus of many. Home visiting is one potential strategy to improve the home environment and parenting; however, more data about current programmatic efforts is needed, especially for children with multiple risks living in…
Descriptors: Success, Home Visits, Language Acquisition, Family Environment
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Malmström, Malin; Öqvist, Anna – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2018
Little empirical evidence is available on what drives young people to engage in higher education. Such knowledge is crucial in order to motivate students to make the most of their potential. This study surveyed a total of 294 Swedish high school students. The result shows that intentions play a mediating role between students' attitudes and the…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Intention, Higher Education, Models
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Bouchard, Lauren M.; Nauta, Margaret M. – Journal of Career Development, 2018
This study examined the role of work volition in the relation between college students' health and several short-term career outcome variables. The responses of 393 students to an online survey revealed that the number of the last 30 days that were deemed unhealthy was significantly related to work volition, and work volition was associated with…
Descriptors: College Students, Predictor Variables, Online Surveys, Occupational Aspiration
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Magen-Nagar, Noga; Shonfeld, Miri – Educational Technology & Society, 2018
The current study examined the influence of students' openness to multiculturalism on the frequency of integrating Online Collaborative Learning (OCL). The mediating variables were attitudes toward: benefits of OCL, negative aspects of OCL and challenges of OCL. The participants were 315 ICT coordinators who are also subject teachers. 139…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Multicultural Education, Cultural Pluralism, Information Technology
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Hwang, Ming-Yueh; Hong, Jon-Chao; Hao, Yung-Wei – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
Teachers' professional development (PD) receives a great deal of attention in current educational settings. However, research has shown that many teachers hesitate to attend PD programs. In this study, data were collected from 270 elementary school teachers and were subjected to confirmatory factor analysis and structural equation modeling to…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Faculty Development
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Prenger, Rilana; Schildkamp, Kim – Educational Psychology, 2018
Data-based decision-making has the potential to increase student achievement results. Data-based decision-making can be defined as teachers' systematic analysis of data sources in order to study and adapt their educational practices for the purpose of maximizing learning results. Teachers must apply the findings from their data use to their…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Data Analysis, Teacher Role, Academic Achievement
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Loera, Gustavo; Rueda, Robert; Oh, Youn Joo – Urban Education, 2018
The academic achievement rates of urban Latino students are significantly lower than those of non-minority youth. To date, most of the research on this topic has focused on learning and motivational characteristics of underrepresented youth in elementary and middle school and much less on urban high schools. This study investigated variables…
Descriptors: High School Students, Hispanic American Students, Urban Youth, Learning Motivation
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Orue, Izaskun; Calvete, Esther – School Psychology Review, 2018
This study examined the reciprocal longitudinal relations between homophobic attitudes and homophobic bullying at school. Furthermore, the study also assessed the roles of exposure to homophobic bullying at school, homophobic language at home, and previous social interaction with individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Social Bias, Bullying, Social Attitudes
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Tudor, Megan E.; Rankin, James; Lerner, Matthew D. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2018
The potential clinical needs of typically developing (TD) siblings of youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) remain disputed. A total of 239 mothers of youth aged 6-17, including one youth with ASD (M = 11.14 years; simplex families) and at least one other youth (M = 11.74 years) completed online standardized measures of various familial…
Descriptors: Models, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, Siblings
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Park, Mi-Hwa; Dimitrov, Dimiter M.; Park, Do-Yong – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2018
This study examines concerns of early childhood teachers about inclusive education (IE) in infant through 3rd-grade classrooms in the United States and the associated role of teachers' background variables. The data consisted of the responses of 679 early childhood teachers on a survey about their concerns. The data analysis supported the presence…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers, Inclusion, Teacher Effectiveness
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Deng, Linyuan; Zhou, Nan; Nie, Ruihong; Jin, Peipei; Yang, Mengxi; Fang, Xiaoyi – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2018
Parent-teacher partnership is associated closely with adolescents' development. However, little is known about the association between parent-teacher partnership and Chinese high school students' development. Therefore, this study examines whether and how parent-teacher partnership (objective contacts and subjective relationship quality) relates…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Teacher Cooperation, High Schools, Secondary School Teachers
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Rose, Elisabeth; Lehrl, Simone; Ebert, Susanne; Weinert, Sabine – Early Education and Development, 2018
Research Findings: This study investigated the long-term interrelations among children's language competencies, their home literacy environment (HLE), and 3 aspects of socioemotional development from ages 3 to 8, controlling for characteristics of the child and family. For this sample of 547 typically developing German children, parents and…
Descriptors: Child Language, Family Literacy, Family Environment, Aggression
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Kurt, Uluhan; Tas, Yasemin – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2018
This study aimed to investigate relationships between Turkish middle school students' perceptions of parental involvement, students' basic psychological needs, and their engagement in science. Parental involvement was addressed with four dimensions: parents' educational aspiration, parental communication, parents' participation, and parental…
Descriptors: Correlation, Parent Participation, Psychological Needs, Learner Engagement
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