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Vekeman, Eva; Devos, Geert; Valcke, Martin; Rosseel, Yves – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
The purpose of this study is to explore whether the relationship between teachers' person-organisation (P-O) fit, job satisfaction and intention to move to another school varies depending on the way a bundle of human resource (HR) practices is configured in education. Drawing on strategic human resource management literature, a strategic and human…
Descriptors: Human Resources, Strategic Planning, Path Analysis, Principals
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Chang, Hsin-Yi – Science Education, 2018
Research has indicated the importance of representational competence for learning science. Issues related to the nature of students' representational competence, such as how they demonstrate representational competence across different domains of science, require investigation. In the present study, four aspects of representational competence…
Descriptors: Competence, Science Education, Scientific Concepts, Visualization
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Osteen, Philip J. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2018
Objective: Suicide is a significant public and mental health crisis in the United States. Training providers in suicide assessment and response is designated as one of the primary strategies for reducing deaths by suicide. Research has established that suicide intervention training is effective, but little work has been published on potential…
Descriptors: Suicide, Mental Health, Intervention, Skill Development
Collaço, Christine M. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The primary purpose of this study was to collect evidence on the construct validity of grit using convergent, discriminant, and predictive validity principles. To accomplish this purpose and extend previous research on grit, college students from two schools completed an instrument comprised of a cognitive ability test, and a questionnaire. The…
Descriptors: College Students, Academic Persistence, Construct Validity, Predictive Validity
Sünbül, Zeynep Aydin; Malkoç, Asude – Online Submission, 2018
The aim of this study was to test a mindfulness model for flourishing along with mediating roles of self-compassion and valued living. Participants of the study were 327 undergraduate students (236 female, 91 male) with the mean age of 20.3 (SD=1.4). The results of path analysis yielded that mindfulness has positively direct relations with…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Daily Living Skills, Role, Undergraduate Students
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Bauer, Scott C.; Silver, Lori – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to test the model first presented by Federici and Skaalvik (2012) involving the relationships among four attributes of principals' work--self-efficacy, burnout, job satisfaction, and intention to leave (persistence). The model is then extended to test the role of isolation as a precursor.…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, Burnout, Principals, Administrator Attitudes
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Zhang, Li; Rao, Nirmala – Early Education and Development, 2017
Research Findings: This study investigated the relationships between effortful control and early literacy and mathematics achievement. A total of 181 children (85 girls and 96 boys) from rural China were assessed when they were in Grades 1 and 2. Path analyses controlling for maternal education indicated that effortful control at the beginning of…
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, Mathematics Achievement, Rural Areas, Foreign Countries
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Al-Azawei, Ahmed; Parslow, Patrick; Lundqvist, Karsten – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
This study assesses learner perceptions of a blended e-learning system (BELS) and the feasibility of accommodating educational hypermedia systems (EHSs) according to learning styles using a modified version of the technology acceptance model (TAM). Recently, Moodle has been adopted by an Iraqi university alongside face-to-face (F2F) classrooms to…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Blended Learning, Computer Attitudes, Models
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Hosein Kamani, Seyed Mohammad – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2017
Job pride and honor is affected by various causes. Elements of positive psychology can be pointed out as one of them that in recent years has played an important role in organizational development. Hence, this study is to provide a prediction model about the impact of hope and resilience on job pride and honor with an emphasis on mediator role of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Path Analysis, Questionnaires, Resilience (Psychology)
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Madjar, Nir; Chohat, Ronny – Educational Psychology, 2017
The current study aimed to explore the concept of transition self-efficacy, which is defined as individuals' subjective evaluation of their ability to execute the actions required for a successful transition from elementary to middle school. The study followed a sample of 128 sixth-grade students for 2 consecutive years (before and after the…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Academic Achievement, Academic Ability, Self Concept
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Yussi; Syaad; Purnomo – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2017
A good vocational high school prepares students for developing capability of working independently, demonstrating professional attitude at work, and being productive which that require good learning results for the realization thereof. the learning results serve as the yardstick of students' success. The purpose of this article is to find out the…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Vocational High Schools, High School Students, Predictor Variables
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Cummings, William K.; Bain, Olga – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2017
With the strengthening of the global economy, contemporary societies have come to view the educational achievements of their young people as a major component of national competiveness. But there are substantial variations in the strategies employed by different nations. To maximize educational achievements, some nations believe that the provision…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Competition, Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests
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Aikens, Melissa L.; Robertson, Melissa M.; Sadselia, Sona; Watkins, Keiana; Evans, Mara; Runyon, Christopher R.; Eby, Lillian T.; Dolan, Erin L. – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2017
Participating in undergraduate research with mentorship from faculty may be particularly important for ensuring the persistence of women and minority students in science. Yet many life science undergraduates at research universities are mentored by graduate or postdoctoral researchers (i.e., postgraduates). We surveyed a national sample of…
Descriptors: Racial Differences, Gender Differences, Undergraduate Students, Student Research
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Kio, Su Iong; Lau, Meng Chan Virgina – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
The study builds on a newly modified Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) to substantiate the motivation and operation of teachers' utilization of online learning resources. A "Comprehensiveness" construct is proposed in the modified TAM to reflect the breadth and depth of rich online knowledge. This new construct serves as the mediator…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Resources, Foreign Countries, Structural Equation Models
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Korte, Stefan; Berger, Roland; Hänze, Martin – Science & Education, 2017
We assessed the impact of teaching methodological aspects of physics on students' scientistic beliefs and subject interest in physics in a repeated-measurement design with a total of 142 students of upper secondary physics classes. Students gained knowledge of methodological aspects from the pre-test to the post-test and reported reduced…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Secondary School Science, Physics, Science Instruction
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