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Alanazi, Dalal; Alghamdi, Rana; Alghamdi, Adil – International Journal of the Whole Child, 2020
Play involves activities promoting children's development in physical, social, emotional, and cognitive domains (Dewar, Servos, Bosacki, & Coplan, 2013). The existing literature describes ways in which teachers' perceptions may influence children's emerging gender roles during physical play. This paper describes teachers' perceptions of…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Sex Role, Play, Gender Differences
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Felderer, Barbara; Müller, Gerrit; Kreuter, Frauke; Winter, Joachim – Field Methods, 2018
Respondent incentives are widely used to increase response rates, but their effect on nonresponse bias has not been researched as much. To contribute to the research, we analyze an incentive experiment embedded within the third wave of the German household panel survey "Panel Labor Market and Social Security" conducted by the German…
Descriptors: Incentives, Evidence, Response Rates (Questionnaires), Family (Sociological Unit)
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McBride, Kimberly R.; Singh, Shipra – Health Education & Behavior, 2018
High human papillomavirus (HPV) prevalence and low HPV vaccine uptake are significant public health concerns. Disparities in HPV-associated cancers and HPV vaccine uptake rates suggest the need for additional research examining factors associated with vaccine acceptance. This study assessed HPV awareness and knowledge and identified…
Descriptors: Health Education, Cancer, Predictor Variables, Knowledge Level
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Stone, Garrett Anderson – Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership, 2018
The purpose of this paper is to explain and establish a link between social-psychological and biological explanations of self-efficacy theory. Specifically, the paper uses a hypothetical rock climbing program to illustrate how a practitioner could enhance the four sources of self-efficacious beliefs (enactive attainment, vicarious experience,…
Descriptors: Neurosciences, Self Efficacy, Beliefs, Adventure Education
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Black, Rhonda S.; Tsumoto, Courtney A. – Exceptionality Education International, 2018
Characters with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have become increasingly popular in young adult literature. Using a case-study format, this article describes the communication, sensory, and social characteristics of eight protagonists in award-winning young adult novels. All told in the first person, these novels provide insight for young readers…
Descriptors: Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, Young Adults, Case Studies
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Vasilyeva, Nadya; Gopnik, Alison; Lombrozo, Tania – Developmental Psychology, 2018
Representations of social categories help us make sense of the social world, supporting predictions and explanations about groups and individuals. In an experiment with 156 participants, we explore whether children and adults are able to understand category-property associations (such as the association between "girls" and "liking…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Classification, Children, Adults
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Patton, Kiri A.; Ware, Robert; McPherson, Lyn; Emerson, Eric; Lennox, Nicholas – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
Background: Carers of children with intellectual disability show high rates of parent-related stress and are at an increased risk for deleterious physical and mental health. Materials and Methods: This study investigated the relationship between demographic and social characteristics and parenting stress, within two different cross-sectional…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Adolescents, Comparative Analysis, Parents
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Burgess, Laura G.; Riddell, Patricia M.; Fancourt, Amy; Murayama, Kou – Mind, Brain, and Education, 2018
This article provides an overview of research on social contagion in the context of education. We highlight the importance of students' social interactions in school, considering contagion between peers and contagion from teachers to students, using a motivation perspective. The framework of contagion is introduced broadly, followed by a focused…
Descriptors: Socialization, Interaction, Teacher Student Relationship, Behavior Change
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Buri, Olga Elizabeth Minchala; Stefos, Efstathios – International Education Studies, 2017
The objective of this study is to examine the social profile of students who are enrolled in Basic General Education in Ecuador. Both a descriptive and multidimensional statistical analysis was carried out based on the data provided by the National Survey of Employment, Unemployment and Underemployment in 2015. The descriptive analysis shows the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Profiles, Data Analysis, General Education
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Smyth, Kirsty; Feeney, Aidan; Eidson, R. Cole; Coley, John D. – Developmental Psychology, 2017
Social essentialism, the belief that members of certain social categories share unobservable properties, licenses expectations that those categories are natural and a good basis for inference. A challenge for cognitive developmental theory is to give an account of how children come to develop essentialist beliefs about socially important…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cognitive Development, Religion, Classification
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Johansson, Monica – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2017
The upper secondary school is in Sweden practically mandatory even though attendance is voluntary and today almost all students in Sweden continue their studies at upper secondary school. But not all of them leave this school with a complete certificate of schooling as a result of experiencing a range of difficulties which may be due to cognitive,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, Social Justice, Ethnography
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Lowenthal, Patrick R.; Snelson, Chareen – Distance Education, 2017
Research on social presence and online learning continues to grow. But to date, researchers continue to define and conceptualize social presence very differently. For instance, at a basic level, some conceptualize social presence as one of three presences within a Community of Inquiry, while others do not. Given this problem, we analyzed how…
Descriptors: Interaction, Social Environment, Interpersonal Relationship, Definitions
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Dijkstra, Anne Bert; Daas, Remmert; De la Motte, Per Ingvar; Ehren, Melanie – Journal of Social Science Education, 2017
Purpose: School inspection of school social quality is, in contrast to inspection in the cognitive domain, still in its early phase of development. While schools are shown to affect social outcomes, the interplay of mechanisms makes it difficult to isolate the effect of the school. This paper aims to evaluate different approaches to inspecting…
Descriptors: School Effectiveness, Models, Inspection, Outcomes of Education
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Mansour, Marianne; Martin, Andrew J.; Anderson, Michael; Gibson, Robyn; Liem, Gregory Arief D.; Sudmalis, David – Australian Educational Researcher, 2016
This study explored the role of student (e.g., age, language background, gender), home (e.g., parent/caregiver education), and school (e.g., school type, size) socio-demographic factors in students' school (e.g., in-school arts tuition, arts engagement), home (e.g., parent/caregiver-child arts interaction), and community (e.g., arts attendance,…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Student Role, Community Characteristics
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Sinclair, Nathalie; Chorney, Sean; Rodney, Sheree – Mathematics Education Research Journal, 2016
In this paper, we investigate the mathematical, social and affective nature of children's engagement with "TouchCounts," a multitouch application for counting and doing arithmetic. In order to study these dimensions of engagement in a way that recognizes their fundamental intertwinement, we use rhythm as a primary unit of analysis.…
Descriptors: Courseware, Arithmetic, Computation, Elementary School Students
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