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Cho, Sujung – Journal of School Violence, 2019
The current study applied an opportunity perspective and an individual trait approach to explain the link between bullying perpetration and victimization among early adolescents in South Korea. This study addressed direct effects of low self-control and lifestyle factors on bullying victimization as well as mediating effects of lifestyles on the…
Descriptors: Bullying, Victims, Early Adolescents, Self Control
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Yanik, Mehmet – Education Sciences, 2018
The aim of this study is to determine the effect of participation in school sports teams of students studying in middle school on their levels of school engagement. The relational screening model was used in the study. The study group of the research consisted of a total of 610 students selected by the random sampling method and studying at middle…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Athletics, Learner Engagement, Grade 5
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Larson, Andrea; Moses, Tally – Youth & Society, 2017
Scholarship regarding adolescent resilience has typically defined resilience as the absence of negative outcomes rather than the existence of positive outcomes. This study drew on the challenge model of resilience, which anticipates a curvilinear relationship between stress exposure and adaptive functioning, to test whether adolescents reporting…
Descriptors: Correlation, Prosocial Behavior, Adolescents, Resilience (Psychology)
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Vidourek, Rebecca A.; King, Keith A.; Merianos, Ashley L. – Children & Schools, 2016
The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of school violence on recent alcohol use and episodic heavy drinking among seventh- through 12th-grade students. A total of 54,631 students completed a survey assessing substance use and other risky behaviors. Logistic regression analyses were conducted to examine the research questions. Results…
Descriptors: Violence, Educational Environment, Alcohol Abuse, Drinking
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Crowley, John P.; Harvey-Knowles, Jacquelyn A.; Riggs, Nathaniel R. – School Psychology International, 2016
Substantial research has identified the negative health outcomes associated with bullying for adolescent victims. Researchers have examined expressive writing as a possible method by which to decrease violence among adolescents. Results of these studies, however, suggest that expressive writing is associated with positive, negative, and neutral…
Descriptors: Bullying, Executive Function, Adolescents, Correlation
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West, Martin R.; Kraft, Matthew A.; Finn, Amy S.; Martin, Rebecca E.; Duckworth, Angela L.; Gabrieli, Christopher F. O.; Gabrieli, John D. E. – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2016
We used self-report surveys to gather information on a broad set of non-cognitive skills from 1,368 eighth graders. At the student level, scales measuring conscientiousness, self-control, grit, and growth mindset are positively correlated with attendance, behavior, and test-score gains between fourth grade and eighth grade. Conscientiousness,…
Descriptors: Grade 8, Student Characteristics, Self Control, Persistence
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Pabian, Sara; Vandebosch, Heidi – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2016
The purpose of this study was to test bidirectional relationships between (cyber)bullying and (a) bonding to school and (b) bonding to teachers. These relationships were examined while controlling for traditional and cyberbullying victimization, as well as gender and age. The sample consisted of 2,128 Belgian early adolescents, who participated in…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Teacher Student Relationship, Student School Relationship
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Demaray, Michelle Kilpatrick; Summers, Kelly Hodgson; Jenkins, Lyndsay N.; Becker, Lisa Davidson – Journal of School Violence, 2016
The current study further establishes the reliability and validity of the Bullying Participant Behaviors Questionnaire (BPBQ), a self-report survey that allows for an examination of participation in various bullying participant role behaviors including bully, assistant to the bully, victim, defender of the victim, and outsider. The study included…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Bullying, Test Reliability, Test Validity
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Grell, Brett Stanley; Meyer, Richard C. – Higher Education Studies, 2016
The purpose of this study was to examine and compare opinions of 8th and 9th grade teachers and students regarding the prevalence of anti-social/gateway behaviors in their classrooms, the perceived connection between these behaviors and more traditional forms of bullying, and the potential impact of school-wide anti-bullying programs specifically…
Descriptors: Grade 8, Grade 9, Antisocial Behavior, Bullying
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Bear, George G.; Holst, Bruna; Lisboa, Carolina; Chen, Dandan; Yang, Chunyan; Chen, Fang Fang – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
This study presents evidence of the validity and reliability of scores for the newly developed Brazilian Portuguese version of the Delaware School Climate Survey-Student (Brazilian DSCS-S). The sample consisted of 378 students, grades 5 through 9, attending four private and three public schools in southern Brazil. Confirmatory factor analyses…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Validity, Test Reliability, Scores
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Mazzone, Angela; Camodeca, Marina; Salmivalli, Christina – Journal of Moral Education, 2016
We examined the moderating effect of guilt on the associations between moral disengagement and bullying, defending and outsider behaviors in a sample of 404 students (203 boys; M[subscript age] = 11.09 years; SD = 1.48). Bullying, defending and outsider behavior were assessed through peer nominations, whereas guilt and moral disengagement were…
Descriptors: Bullying, Psychological Patterns, Moral Values, Correlation
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Blank, Carmel; Shavit, Yossi – AERA Open, 2016
Classroom disciplinary climate and its correlation to students' performance is a widely debated issue. Policy reports tend to assume that classroom disruptions interfere with the learning experience. Empirical evidence for this assumption, however, which carefully distinguishes classroom climate from the school climate in general, is still…
Descriptors: Correlation, Peer Relationship, Behavior Problems, Student Behavior
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Huang, Francis L.; Cornell, Dewey G.; Konold, Timothy; Meyer, Joseph P.; Lacey, Anna; Nekvasil, Erin K.; Heilbrun, Anna; Shukla, Kathan D. – Journal of School Health, 2015
Background: School climate is well recognized as an important influence on student behavior and adjustment to school, but there is a need for theory-guided measures that make use of teacher perspectives. Authoritative school climate theory hypothesizes that a positive school climate is characterized by high levels of disciplinary structure and…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Teacher Attitudes, Theories, Discipline
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Wright, Michelle F. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2015
The literature on cyber aggression is advancing, revealing many risk factors associated with the involvement in these behaviors. Academic correlates, particularly academic performance, have received some attention, with few studies utilizing longitudinal designs. The present study examined these associations among 673 8th graders (51% female) from…
Descriptors: Aggression, Computer Mediated Communication, Grade 8, Middle School Students
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Summersett-Ringgold, Faith C.; Li, Kaigang; Haynie, Denise L.; Iannotti, Ronald J. – Journal of School Health, 2015
Background: Socioeconomic status (SES) influences students' school perceptions and affects their performance, engagement, and personal beliefs. This study examined the effects of school population SES and school resources on the association between student SES and student perceptions. Methods: School liking, classmate social relationships, family…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Influences, Student Attitudes, School Attitudes, Academic Achievement
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