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Rassen, Elisa; White, Michelle; Newell, Mallory; Rodriguez-Kiino, Diane – RP Group, 2021
With the recent implementation of Assembly Bill (AB) 705, assessment and placement practices for math and English have taken center stage in many California Community Colleges. However, it is just as important to develop an understanding of how best to assess and place English language learner (ELL) students as well. In February 2019, the Research…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods
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Ren, Sicong; Chen, Zezhao; Qin, Xiong; Zhao, Xiaochen; Yang, Tim D.; Zhu, Weimo – Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 2021
The purpose of this study was to overview recent bone loading measurements in physical activity, determine their validity and reliability, and recommend future research directions. A systematic search in three major databases was performed using combinations from a set of keywords, and the identified studies were selected using predetermined…
Descriptors: Measurement Techniques, Validity, Reliability, Physical Activities
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Morris, James, III – Problems of Education in the 21st Century, 2020
Although researchers have conducted multiple studies on social support among male undergraduates, a gap was identified in the lack of systematic reviews of literature synthesizing their findings. The purpose in this systematic review was to obtain an understanding of recent findings on social support among male undergraduates. To identify relevant…
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Undergraduate Students, Males, Psychological Patterns
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Smith, Isaac C.; White, Susan W. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2020
Co-occurring problems with mood and anxiety among adolescents and adults on the autism spectrum are highly prevalent and contribute to poor outcomes and diminished quality of life. The current study's principal aim was to evaluate variation in the presentation of depression symptomatology among adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorder,…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Adolescents, Adults
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Sarica, Rabia – Acta Didactica Napocensia, 2020
Importance and prevalence of STEM, which is a holistic educational approach that includes science, technology, engineering and mathematics, has been increasing in recent years. It is stated that STEM is very important for countries to compete and stand out in the new world order and economy. In this study, postgraduate theses on STEM education in…
Descriptors: Masters Theses, Doctoral Dissertations, STEM Education, Educational Research
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Artamonova, Tatiana – Foreign Language Annals, 2020
This article describes the development of a new questionnaire for assessing L2 learners' language attitudes. Drawing on theoretical work in the fields of social psychology and applied linguistics, the author reviewed the concept of (language) attitudes and contrasted them with the concept of (language) motivation. This thorough literature review,…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Language Attitudes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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McDowell, Linda D. – International Journal of Science Education, 2019
The goal of this review is to identify studies of self-regulated learning of students taking introductory physical science (chemistry, physics, and engineering) courses in college. This study analysed research in self-regulated learning published between the years of 2008-2018 with a focus on undergraduate learners in chemistry, physics, and…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Self Management, College Science, Physical Sciences
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Rüschenpöhler, Lilith; Markic, Silvija – Studies in Science Education, 2019
This article gives an overview of the current state of science and technology self-concept research. Following a defined selection process, we analysed 74 peer-reviewed journal articles published from 1998 to 2017, which are indexed in the ERIC database and that deal with science and technology self-concepts (STSC) of school children and…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Children, Adolescents, Minority Group Students
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Tarazona, Mareike; Rosenbusch, Christoph – Tertiary Education and Management, 2019
A variety of studies have shown that social and academic integration are important indicators of future student success and satisfaction. They are therefore an important field of action for higher education development programmes. However, specifications of the theoretical models and empirical representations vary widely between researchers and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Integration, Student College Relationship, College Students
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Garvey, Jason C.; Hart, Jeni; Metcalfe, Amy Scott; Fellabaum-Toston, Jennifer – Review of Higher Education, 2019
We examine the American landscape of higher education quantitative research concerning how gender and sex demographic information is collected. We use a directed content analysis to examine the prevalence and operationalization of gender and sex among widely used higher education survey instruments. Our findings illuminate a seemingly haphazard…
Descriptors: Research Problems, Educational Research, Higher Education, Data Collection
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Hamzeh, Joshua; Kaur, Navdeep; Bush, Paula; Hudon, Catherine; Schuster, Tibor; Vedel, Isabelle; Hong, Quan Nha; Pluye, Pierre – Education for Information, 2019
The questionnaires' origin (sources from which elements of the questionnaire are derived) and initial development (process of making a questionnaire from elements) should be assessed before their measurement properties. There is no Critical Appraisal Tool (CAT) that comprehensively assesses the origin and initial development of questionnaires…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Information Services, Users (Information), Academic Libraries
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Erford, Bradley T.; Jackson, Jessica; Bardhoshi, Gerta; Duncan, Kelly; Atalay, Zumra – Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 2018
Psychometric meta-analyses and reviews were provided for four commonly used suicidal ideation instruments: the Beck Scale for Suicide Ideation, the Suicide Ideation Questionnaire, the Suicide Probability Scale, and Columbia--Suicide Severity Rating Scale. Practical and technical issues and best use recommendations for screening and outcome…
Descriptors: Suicide, Psychological Patterns, Meta Analysis, Evaluation Methods
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Haase, Jennifer; Hoff, Eva V.; Hanel, Paul H. P.; Innes-Ker, Åse – Creativity Research Journal, 2018
This meta-analysis investigated the relations between creative self-efficacy (CSE) and creativity measures and hypothesized that self-assessed questionnaires would have a different relation to self-efficacy beliefs compared to other creativity tests. The meta-analysis synthesized 60 effect sizes from 41 papers (overall N = 17226). Taken as a…
Descriptors: Creativity, Self Efficacy, Creativity Tests, Meta Analysis
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Gerullis, Anita; Huber, Christian – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2018
This review provides an overview of definitions and measurements of 'Social Distance' and attitudes children without disabilities carry towards children with disabilities. Measures include explicit and implicit approaches but clearly, the 'Bogardus Social Distance Scale' ("A Social Distance Scale," 1933, 14 May 2014) is the most used…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Special Needs Students, Social Distance, Student Attitudes
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Zimmerman, Emily – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2018
Purpose: This study examined the extent to which children born preterm (< 37 weeks) and/or who have low birth weight (< 2,500 g) catch up with their full term peers in terms of their language abilities at early school age (= 5 to < 9 years). Method: A systematic literature search identified empirical studies that fit the inclusion…
Descriptors: Receptive Language, Phonological Awareness, Meta Analysis, Grammar
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