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Jordan, Katherine A.; Gagnon, Ryan J.; Anderson, Denise M.; Pilcher, June J. – Journal of Experiential Education, 2018
Background: Experiential education in higher education provides opportunities for college student development that contribute to student success. As such, a leisure education program is posited as a complement to experiential education programming. Purpose: This study explored the impact of a leisure education program (leisure skills) on…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Leisure Education, Experiential Learning, Outcomes of Education
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Lau, Eva Yi Hung; Chan, Kevin Ka Shing; Lam, Chun Bun – Journal of College Student Development, 2018
Although the contribution of family support and peer support to university adjustment has been examined separately, few attempts have been made to explore the mechanism underlying this relation. This is the first study in the Asian context to test the role of self-esteem in mediating the effect of social support on first-year university adjustment…
Descriptors: Student Adjustment, College Freshmen, Self Esteem, Foreign Countries
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Lee, Jeewon; Sung, Min-Je; Song, Sook-Hyung; Lee, Young-Moon; Lee, Je-Jung; Cho, Sun-Mi; Park, Mi-Kyung; Shin, Yun-Mi – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2018
The smartphone has many attractive attributes and characteristics that could make it highly addictive, particularly in adolescents. The purpose of this study was to examine the prevalence of young adolescents in risk of smartphone addiction and the psychological factors associated with smartphone addiction. Four hundred ninety middle school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychological Patterns, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications
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Hillier, Ashleigh; Goldstein, Jody; Murphy, Deirdra; Trietsch, Rhoda; Keeves, Jacqueline; Mendes, Eva; Queenan, Alexa – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2018
Increasing numbers of students with autism spectrum disorder are entering higher education. Their success can be jeopardized by organizational, social/emotional, and academic challenges if appropriate supports are not in place. Our objective was to evaluate the effectiveness of a support group model for university students with autism spectrum…
Descriptors: College Students, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Social Support Groups
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Shaikh, Ayesha – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2018
The present study examined the effectiveness of interpersonal group therapy designed to improve self-esteem and social functioning in college students with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Participants with documented ADHD diagnoses completed self-report measures of self-esteem and social functioning at the initiation of the study,…
Descriptors: Group Counseling, Self Esteem, Interpersonal Competence, College Students
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Robbins, A.; Kaye, E.; Catling, J. C. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
Resilience, when coping with stress, can protect against serious negative life outcomes and lead to greater lifetime satisfaction. The current literature suggests that there are internal factors that may moderate the development of resilience. These factors could be used to inform targeted interventions for young people experiencing stress within…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Resilience (Psychology), Higher Education, Coping
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Tchoh, Bennett K.; Mertan, E. Biran – Journal of International Students, 2018
In this study, we explored the relationship between self-construals, self-esteem, social support, and the sociocultural adaptation of African students in Northern Cyprus. Based on the responses received from 112 students from Sub-Saharan Africa studying in Northern Cyprus, the results indicated that only the interdependent self-construal and…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Self Esteem, Self Concept, Social Support Groups
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Butler-Barnes, Sheretta T.; Martin, Pamela P.; Copeland-Linder, Nikeea; Seaton, Eleanor K.; Matusko, Niki; Caldwell, Cleopatra H.; Jackson, James S. – Youth & Society, 2018
For many Black adolescents, racial discrimination increases the risk of developing adverse psychological outcomes. The purpose of this study is to investigate the interrelationships among religious involvement, racial discrimination, and psychological outcomes among a nationally representative sample of African American adolescents and Caribbean…
Descriptors: African Americans, Blacks, Racial Discrimination, Correlation
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Sahin Baltaci, Hulya – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Purpose: In the literature, it has been stated that hope and life satisfaction in childhood and adolescence are associated with cultural and social factors. This study aimed to discover whether Turkish and American adolescents differ in their life satisfaction and hope levels, by examining hope and life satisfaction in Turkish and American…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, Psychological Patterns, Middle School Students, Cross Cultural Studies
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Virtanen, T. E.; Lerkkanen, M.-K.; Poikkeus, A.-M.; Kuorelahti, M. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Self-ratings of behavioural engagement, cognitive engagement and school burnout were used in person-centred analyses to identify latent profiles among 2,485 Finnish lower-secondary school students. Three profiles were identified: high-engagement/low-burnout (40.6% of the sample), average-engagement/average-burnout (53.9%), and…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Burnout, Academic Achievement, Secondary School Students
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Yeo, Lay See; Tan, Su-Lynn – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2018
Under Singapore's inclusive education policy, children with mild physical disabilities are integrated into mainstream schools. There is currently no known published research yet in Singapore on the outcomes of inclusion for children with physical disabilities. Internationally, recent research had compared the school experience of children with…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Foreign Countries, Children, Physical Disabilities
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Orth, Ulrich; Erol, Ruth Yasemin; Ledermann, Thomas; Grob, Alexander – Developmental Psychology, 2018
Common sense suggests that romantic partners tend to be interdependent in their well-being and self-esteem. The authors tested the degree to which codevelopment in romantic partners (i.e., development in similar directions) is due to mutual influence between partners or due to the effects of shared environment, using longitudinal data from 5…
Descriptors: Well Being, Self Esteem, Intimacy, Interpersonal Relationship
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Ferguson, Kristin M. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2018
Purpose: This randomized controlled trial compared the efficacy between the Social Enterprise Intervention (SEI) and Individual Placement and Support (IPS) with homeless youth with mental illness to assess their impact on nonvocational outcomes. Method: Seventy-two homeless youth were recruited from one agency and randomized to the SEI (n = 36) or…
Descriptors: Randomized Controlled Trials, Intervention, Program Effectiveness, Homeless People
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Prihadi, Kususanto; Tan, Christine Y. H.; Tan, Reimy T. S.; Yong, P. L.; Yong, Jonathan H. E.; Tinagaran, Sharvini; Goh, Chee Leong; Tee, Yu Jin – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2018
This study aims to study the mediation role of locus of control on the impact of learned helplessness on students' academic procrastination. Studies reported that more than 70% university students procrastinate, and one of the causes is the perception that one is vulnerable or helpless in finishing the procrastinate tasks. It was hypothesized that…
Descriptors: Locus of Control, Time Management, Helplessness, Undergraduate Students
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Moore, Jonathan S. B.; Smith, Marjorie – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2018
Contingent self-esteem (CSE) describes the degree to which self-esteem is dependent on meeting day-to-day appraisals from oneself and others. This will vary between individuals, ranging from lower to higher CSE. A lower CSE is related to a range of adaptive social and emotional outcomes in adolescents and young adults. This study explores…
Descriptors: Self Esteem, Educational Psychology, Questionnaires, Child Behavior
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