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Nankervis, Karen; Ashman, Adrian; Weekes, Alysia; Carroll, Michael – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
A high proportion of adults with intellectual disability (ID) who live in supported accommodation (i.e. group homes) engage in challenging behaviours (CB). A lack of engagement in meaningful activity, social isolation, communication difficulties, and boredom can be triggers for challenging behaviour. There is a small body of literature on…
Descriptors: Adults, Intellectual Disability, Group Homes, Behavior Problems
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Read, Barbara; Burke, Penny Jane; Crozier, Gill – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2020
Whilst most social and educational research on friendship focuses on children at school, it remains a crucially important factor for students in higher education -- and can play a key role in the maintenance, exacerbation or subversion of dominant forms of social inequalities. This paper explores the complexities of such dynamics in relation to…
Descriptors: Friendship, Social Life, Campuses, Foreign Countries
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Lecce, Serena; Bianco, Federica; Ronchi, Luca – Infant and Child Development, 2020
Theoretical accounts and experimental data on young children have shown that executive functions (EFs) are predicted by experiential factors. However, studies on school-aged children are rare. The present study has addressed this gap using a short-term cross-lagged longitudinal design focusing on the relationship between working memory (WM),…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Executive Function, Short Term Memory, Conflict
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Perriam, Jessamy; Birkbak, Andreas; Freeman, Andy – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2020
Qualitative and mixed methods digital social research often relies on gathering and storing social media data through the use of APIs (Application Programming Interfaces). In past years this has been relatively simple, with academic developers and researchers using APIs to access data and produce visualisations and analysis of social networks and…
Descriptors: Social Media, Social Science Research, Access to Information, Social Life
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Lovell, Elyse D'nn; Scott, Ravyn – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2020
Single-parent students are predominantly female, identified as a marginalized group, and a growing population on community college campuses which poignantly suggests an opportunity for change. Single-parent students (n = 12) described angst as they balanced their roles and responsibilities between single-parent and student. Meg stated,…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Parents, Child Rearing
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Bradley, Donna; Bourke, Lisa; Cosgrave, Catherine – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2020
Introduction: Australia's rural health services commonly face serious and protracted workforce shortages. To help address such shortages in rural and remote areas, a range of programs exist to support university students to undertake placements in a rural setting. In particular, University Departments of Rural Health (UDRH's) are funded to support…
Descriptors: Nursing Students, Allied Health Occupations Education, Rural Areas, Student Placement
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Gatouillat, C.; Griffet, J.; Travert, M. – Sport, Education and Society, 2020
Sports practice is a way to be physically active. Despite public health efforts to support it, teenagers' sport participation is declining in some European countries. One reason for the decline is drop-out from sports practice. Various analytical frameworks have been applied to this issue but little is known about how teenagers understand their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Athletics, Persistence
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Lee, Chia-Wen; Wu, Weidong; Tan, Zhi-Yu; Yang, Cheng-Fu – Education Sciences, 2020
Education research is increasingly paying attention to students' cross-cultural adaption in Mainland China. As a special administrative region of China, educational systems and language of instruction of Macao are different from those of Mainland China. This study analyzes the cross-cultural adaptation of Macao students in Mainland China by using…
Descriptors: Language of Instruction, Student Adjustment, Mandarin Chinese, Student Attitudes
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Mee Kim, Kyung; Shin, Yu-Ri; Hwang, Sekwang – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2020
This study aims to explore the psychosocial experiences of the ageing of middle-aged people with intellectual disabilities in Korea. Data were collected through 28 face-to-face interviews with Korean individuals with intellectual disabilities, aged between 40 and 50. This study identified several key factors faced by middle-aged people with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Aging (Individuals), Adults, Intellectual Disability
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Simmons, Robin; Connelly, Danny; Thompson, Ron – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2020
This paper uses the work of Pierre Bourdieu to understand the lives of a set of young White working-class men living in a deprived urban locale in the north of England. All participants were classified as NEET (not in education, employment or training) throughout the research and had spent lengthy periods of time outside education and work before…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Working Class, Whites, Males
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Epstein, Amy; Whitehouse, Andrew; Williams, Katrina; Murphy, Nada; Leonard, Helen; Davis, Elise; Reddihough, Dinah; Downs, Jenny – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Domains of quality of life in children with autism spectrum disorder have not previously been explored and there has been no quality of life measure developed for this population. Our study investigated parent observations to identify the domains important to children with autism spectrum disorder who also had an intellectual disability. In all,…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Quality of Life, Children
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Sentürk, Halil Evren – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Many young student-athletes living in Turkey prefer Faculties of Sport Sciences in various universities for their academic, sports and vocational career developments. In this process, attitudes towards sports of student-athletes gain importance. In this context, the purpose of the present research is studying the factors affecting the Faculty of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Athletes, Athletics, Student Attitudes
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Neary, Mike; Winn, Joss – FORUM: for promoting 3-19 comprehensive education, 2019
Calls to establish public education avoid the fact that public education is provided by the capitalist state whose real purpose is the market-based model of private gain. Public against private education is a false dichotomy; rather, public and private are complementary forms of capitalist regulation. Radical alternatives require a more…
Descriptors: Public Education, Social Systems, Private Education, Commercialization
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Rivas, Julia; Hale, Katherine; Burke, Monica Galloway – Journal of International Students, 2019
International students studying at higher education institutions in the United States experience challenges as they adjust to new environments. Social connectedness to American college students could mitigate such challenges and assist international students with social and cultural integration. This study, using qualitative data from interviews,…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, College Students, Student Adjustment, Student Experience
OECD Publishing, 2019
The OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) examines what students know in reading, mathematics and science, and what they can do with what they know. It provides the most comprehensive and rigorous international assessment of student learning outcomes to date. Results from PISA indicate the quality and equity of learning…
Descriptors: Test Results, Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries, International Assessment
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