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Council of the Great City Schools, 2020
Despite the COVID-19-related school closures, school districts are handling enrollment of newly arriving students or students who will be starting Kindergarten in school year 2020-21. The school closure and health-related requirements of social distancing impede staff from conducting in-person screening for English proficiency as required by state…
Descriptors: Language Proficiency, Student Evaluation, School Closing, Questionnaires
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Haciomeroglu, Guney – Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 2020
This study aims at investigating values in mathematics education portrayed by elementary student teachers. Data were gathered from 401 elementary student teachers at two public universities in Turkey. The results of the study showed that overall student teachers had positive mathematics education values. They recognized that the theoretical nature…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Student Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers, State Universities
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Lester, Leanne; Mander, David – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2020
This longitudinal study aimed to survey over a 12-month period, the mental health and wellbeing of new incoming students transitioning to a boys' only boarding school. An online self-report questionnaire was used to investigate the perceptions and pre-transition experience of new incoming Year 7 students (e.g., while still in Year 6) prior to…
Descriptors: Males, Boarding Schools, Longitudinal Studies, Well Being
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De Silva, D. V. M. – Journal of Learning for Development, 2020
Open and Distance Learning (ODL) is considered an important strategy for increasing educational access. However, students learning in ODL environments face many challenges. Studies have indicated that students with self-regulated learning (SRL) skills are more likely to succeed in ODL environments. Studies have demonstrated that through…
Descriptors: Self Management, Skill Development, Distance Education, Foreign Countries
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Rabin, Eyal; Henderikx, Maartje; Kalman, Yoram M.; Kalz, Marco – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2020
Massive open online course (MOOC) participants face diverse barriers that prevent them from feeling satisfied with participating in online courses. This study identified those barriers and their predictors. Using pre- and post-questionnaires, MOOC participants reported several characteristics and their barriers to satisfaction during the course.…
Descriptors: Barriers, Student Satisfaction, Online Courses, Open Education
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Wright, Alesha; Chopak-Foss, Joanne – Journal of School Nursing, 2020
Diabetes affects tens of thousands of school-aged children in the United States. The ability to appropriately manage their diabetes is essential to preventing life-threatening health complications if occurring during the school day. The purpose of this study was to assess school personnel's knowledge of diabetes (types 1 and 2) and perceived…
Descriptors: Diabetes, Self Management, School Personnel, Knowledge Level
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Khan, Bibi Rabia – Journal of Mathematics Education at Teachers College, 2020
Improving students' performance in Calculus is a challenge for many colleges and universities. One way of improving students' performance as well as their metacognition and study skills is to provide opportunities for them to receive support outside of the lecture. A modified version of the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire (MSLQ)…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Mathematics Instruction, Homework, Calculus
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Gough, Gemma; Gulliford, Anthea – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2020
This exploratory study considers young carers' perceptions of factors contributing to their adjustment and benefit finding within their caregiving role. Benefit-finding, defined as the "process of deriving positive growth from adversity", is a key construct within the domain of positive psychology. A strengths-based perspective was…
Descriptors: Caregivers, Caregiver Attitudes, Resilience (Psychology), Self Efficacy
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Hanafi, Yusuf; Murtadho, Nurul; Hassan, Abd Rauf; Ikhsan, M. Alifudin; Diyana, Tsania Nur – British Journal of Religious Education, 2020
A student's perception of teacher effective communication influences the learning atmosphere. The measurement of perception indicates how students view the quality of learning. As few studies have explored the development of an appropriate measurement tool of students' perception of learning to read the Qur'an, this study aims to develop such a…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Teacher Student Relationship, Factor Analysis, Nonverbal Communication
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Stark, Tobias H.; Silber, Henning; Krosnick, Jon A.; Blom, Annelies G.; Aoyagi, Midori; Belchior, Ana; Bosnjak, Michael; Clement, Sanne Lund; John, Melvin; Jónsdóttir, Guðbjörg Andrea; Lawson, Karen; Lynn, Peter; Martinsson, Johan; Shamshiri-Petersen, Ditte; Tvinnereim, Endre; Yu, Ruoh-rong – Sociological Methods & Research, 2020
Questionnaire design is routinely guided by classic experiments on question form, wording, and context conducted decades ago. This article explores whether two question order effects (one due to the norm of evenhandedness and the other due to subtraction or perceptual contrast) appear in surveys of probability samples in the United States and 11…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Test Format, Generalization, Foreign Countries
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Pantelie, Speran?a Rodica – Journal of Educational Sciences, 2020
The first year of life is an essential phase for all psychological areas in child development. The key competences, vital for all development processes of the child, focus on the communication and the socio-emotional competencies, mostly because the infant is strongly dependent of the adult care environment. The quality of the primary caregiving…
Descriptors: Psychological Characteristics, Communication Skills, Infants, Child Development
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Tong, Fuhui; Guo, Haitao; Wang, Zhuoying; Min, Yue; Guo, Wenhong; Yoon, Myeongsun – Educational Studies, 2020
This study investigated the psychometric properties of an adapted Chinese version of Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire (MSLQ) using exploratory factor analysis and confirmatory factor analysis. Data were collected from 611 college students from two Chinese universities on the scales of Motivation and Learning Strategies. Results…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Learning Strategies, Foreign Countries, Psychometrics
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Türk-Kurtça, Tugba; Kocatürk, Metin – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2020
Psychological resilience is a broad concept that can be evaluated in the context of past experiences, emotional experiences and control mechanisms shaped by internal or external factors. In this study, the role of childhood traumas, emotional self-efficacy and the internal-external locus of control were investigated in predicting psychological…
Descriptors: Trauma, Self Efficacy, Locus of Control, Predictor Variables
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González-Ortiz-de-Zárate, Aitana; Alonso García, Miguel Aurelio; Quesada-Pallarès, Carla; Berrocal Berrocal, Francisca; McLean, Gary N. – European Journal of Training and Development, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to validate two scales, the factors predicting transfer (FPT) and the effectiveness questionnaire (CdE), in the Spanish Public Administration (SPA). Design/methodology/approach: The FPT was administered at the end of the training, and the CdE four months after training. Participants had attended one of the 62…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Validity, Questionnaires, Transfer of Training
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Srirama, Mamatha V.; Iyer, Parameshwar P.; Reddy, Hariprasad – Learning Organization, 2020
Purpose: Earlier studies of social capital have focused on its influence on various aspects of business. There is substantial void in the literature on how social capital enables learning culture in organizations. The purpose of this paper is to explore direct and indirect relations between dimensions of social capital and learning culture in the…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Organizational Culture, Information Technology, Employee Attitudes
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