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Barbeau, Audrey-Kristel; Mantie, Roger – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2019
The purpose of the current study was to examine music performance anxiety and self-reported reasons for participation among members of older adult community bands. We asked 35 New Horizons Band members aged 65+ questions about their musical experience in face-to-face interviews, after which we administered two questionnaires: the Performance…
Descriptors: Music Activities, Performance, Anxiety, Stress Variables
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Aydin, Kamile Bahar – Educational Research and Reviews, 2013
This study investigated the cultural validity of the almost perfect scale-revised (APS-R) with 300 Turkish and 300 American and international college students. First, the validity of the original APS-R was conducted on American students and international students. Hence, exploratory factor analysis (EFA) offered two-factor scale to be consistent…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Measures (Individuals), Cultural Background, Factor Analysis
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Roeser, Robert W.; Schonert-Reichl, Kimberly A.; Jha, Amishi; Cullen, Margaret; Wallace, Linda; Wilensky, Rona; Oberle, Eva; Thomson, Kimberly; Taylor, Cynthia; Harrison, Jessica – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2013
The effects of randomization to mindfulness training (MT) or to a waitlist-control condition on psychological and physiological indicators of teachers' occupational stress and burnout were examined in 2 field trials. The sample included 113 elementary and secondary school teachers (89% female) from Canada and the United States. Measures were…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Teacher Burnout, Anxiety, Training
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Young, Arlene Shorter – Journal of International Students, 2011
Given the receptivity of American colleges to international students, administrators and professors must recognize the diversity such registrants bring to campus in the form of achievement, age, gender, language, and national differences. The purpose of this study was to compare learning style preferences of international first year college…
Descriptors: College Students, Anxiety, Foreign Countries, Cognitive Style