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Burnes, Jennifer J.; Martin, James E.; Terry, Robert; McConnell, Amber E.; Hennessey, Maeghan N. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2018
We conducted an exploratory study to investigate the relation between nonacademic behavior constructs measured by the "Transition Assessment and Goal Generator" (TAGG) and postsecondary education and employment outcomes for 297 high school leavers who completed the TAGG during their high school years. Four of eight TAGG constructs…
Descriptors: Correlation, Postsecondary Education, Educational Attainment, Employment Level
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Shogren, Karrie A.; Wehmeyer, Michael L.; Shaw, Leslie A.; Grigal, Meg; Hart, Debra; Smith, Frank A.; Khamsi, Sheida – Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
Given the increasing enrollment of students with intellectual and developmental disabilities in postsecondary education and the potential impact of self-determination on postsecondary outcomes, this study analyzed data on the self-determination status of students with intellectual and developmental disabilities completing their first year of a…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Postsecondary Education, Predictor Variables, Intellectual Disability
Goldhaber, Dan; Krieg, John; Theobald, Roddy – Center for Education Data & Research, 2018
We use comprehensive data on student teaching placements from 14 teacher education programs (TEPs) in Washington State to explore the sorting of teacher candidates to the teachers who supervise their student teaching ("cooperating teachers" or CTs) and the schools in which student teaching occurs. All else equal, teachers with more…
Descriptors: Mentors, Student Placement, Student Teaching, Student Teachers
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Topkaya, Nursel; Sahin, Ertugrul; Meydan, Betül – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
The aim of this study was to develop a scale to determine the barriers affecting psychological help-seeking in college students. In line with this purpose, the validity and reliability of the scale were examined in five different studies. Exploratory factor analysis results suggested that the scale consists of five dimensions, labeled as…
Descriptors: Validity, Reliability, Barriers, College Students
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Higde, Emrah; Oztekin, Ceren; Sahin, Elvan – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2017
This study examined Turkish pre-service science teachers' awareness, uncertainty beliefs, values, and behaviours pertinent to climate change. It aimed to determine significant predictors of climate change-related behaviours and uncertainty beliefs about the reality of climate change. A Turkish-adapted survey was administered to 1277 pre-service…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Climate, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
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Cansoy, Ramazan; Türkoglu, Muhammet Emin – International Education Studies, 2017
The aim of this study was to examine the relationships between the pre-service teachers' critical thinking disposition, problem-solving skills and self-efficacy beliefs. The participants of the study were 519 pre-service teachers from Afyon Kocatepe University, Education Faculty. Critical Thinking Disposition, Problem Solving Inventory, and…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Self Efficacy, Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Al-Ashqar, Wafaa Mohammed Ali – International Education Studies, 2017
The present study aimed to detect the level of faculty members' attitudes at public universities towards the performance appraisal process and its relationship with some variables (gender, college, scientific rank, university, teaching experience, and age). The study sample consisted of (320) faculty members of both sexes in three public…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Predictor Variables
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Xu, Jianzhong; Du, Jianxia; Fan, Xitao – Educational Psychology, 2017
The present investigation examines models of factors influencing time management in online groupwork for Chinese undergraduates. Multilevel findings showed that time management was positively related to five individual-level variables, including online courses taken previously, learning-oriented reasons, arranging the environment, help-seeking and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Time Management, Online Courses, Influences
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Umbricht, Mark R.; Fernandez, Frank; Ortagus, Justin C. – Educational Policy, 2017
Previous studies have shown that state performance funding policies do not increase baccalaureate degree production, but higher education scholarship lacks a rigorous, quantitative analysis of the unintended consequences of performance funding. In this article, we use difference-in-differences estimation with fixed effects to evaluate performance…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Performance Contracts, Funding Formulas, State Policy
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Foster, E. Michael; Jenkins, Jade V. Marcus – American Educational Research Journal, 2017
This article reconsiders the association between childhood arts participation and cognitive and developmental outcomes. Using data from a large, nationally representative sample with extensive covariates, we employ propensity score weighting to adjust comparisons of children who do and do not participate in arts education (music and performing…
Descriptors: Student Participation, Music Activities, Theater Arts, Art Education
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Knol, Linda L.; Robb, Cliff A.; McKinley, Erin M.; Wood, Mary – American Journal of Health Education, 2017
Background: The prevalence of food insecurity among college students ranges from 14% to 59%. Most of the research to date has examined the determinants of food insecurity. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships between food insecurity and self-rated health and obesity among college students living off campus. Methods:…
Descriptors: College Students, Food, National Security, Obesity
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Sahin Kiralp, F. Sülen; Serin, Nergüz B. – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between loneliness levels and attachment styles of university students. In this research, it was investigated whether the attachment styles differed in terms of variables such as gender, class, place of stay, socio-economic level of their family, parental education levels, counterpart…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Attachment Behavior, Gender Differences, Social Class
Nicholas-Omoregbe, Olanike Sharon; Azeta, Ambrose Agbon; Chiazor, Idowu Aigbovo; Omoregbe, Nicholas – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2017
Despite the availability of studies on e-learning management system (eLMS) using information system models, its theoretical foundations have not yet captured social constructs that are peculiar to developing countries including Nigeria. This study was undertaken with the aim of investigating factors that could influence eLMS adoption in higher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adoption (Ideas), Electronic Learning, Private Colleges
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Canbulat, Tuncay; Kiriktas, Halit – Journal of Education and Learning, 2017
The aim of study is to determine the neuromyth level of teachers and pre-teachers and reveal if there is significant difference in terms of some variables (gender, class, etc.). Research was designed in survey model. The research sample was formed with 241 teachers and 511 teacher candidates. In the collection of data, "Educational neuromyths…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Misconceptions, Predictor Variables, Gender Differences
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Tai, Robert H.; Kong, Xiaoqing; Mitchell, Claire E.; Dabney, Katherine P.; Read, Daniel M.; Jeffe, Donna B.; Andriole, Dorothy A.; Wathington, Heather D. – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2017
Do summer laboratory research apprenticeships during high school have an impact on entry into MD/PhD programs? Apart from the nearly decade-long span of time between high school and matriculation into an MD/PhD program, young people have many life-shaping experiences that presumably impact their education and career trajectories. This quantitative…
Descriptors: High School Students, Apprenticeships, Summer Science Programs, Science Laboratories
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