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Yang, Chunyan; Sharkey, Jill D.; Reed, Lauren A.; Chen, Chun; Dowdy, Erin – School Psychology Quarterly, 2018
Bullying is the most common form of school violence and is associated with a range of negative outcomes, including traumatic responses. This study used hierarchical linear modeling to examine the multilevel moderating effects of school climate and school level (i.e., elementary, middle, and high schools) on the association between bullying…
Descriptors: Bullying, Victims, Hierarchical Linear Modeling, Educational Environment
Smith, Kara; Jagesic, Sanja; Wyatt, Jeff; Ewing, Maureen – College Board, 2018
Projections by the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (2012) point to a need for approximately one million more Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) professionals than the U.S. will be able to produce considering the current rate of STEM postsecondary degree completions (Executive Office of the President of…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, STEM Education, Student Participation, High School Students
Ewing, Maureen; Jagesic, Sanja; Wyatt, Jeff – College Board, 2018
Students who double major have higher earnings and are more satisfied with their educational experience in college than those who graduate with a single major. In this study, the authors examine the extent to which a student's experience with academic acceleration programs in high school, specifically successful participation in the Advanced…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Criterion Referenced Tests, College Entrance Examinations, Scores
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Weissgerber, Sophia C.; Reinhard, Marc-André; Schindler, Simon – Educational Psychology, 2018
We investigate the relationship between Need for Cognition (NFC), attitude towards and self-reported application of different desirable difficulties in self-regulated learning. Students with a higher NFC should be more appreciative and prone to use desirable difficulties because of a match between the learner's attributes and the learning task…
Descriptors: Schemata (Cognition), Factor Structure, Correlation, Metacognition
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Hall, William J.; Chapman, Mimi V. – Educational Policy, 2018
Bullying is a significant problem in U.S. schools. Policies have been developed to reduce bullying, yet policy implementation by educators is an essential yet difficult and complex process. Few studies have investigated factors that act as barriers to or facilitators of bullying policy implementation and teacher protection of students. This study…
Descriptors: School Policy, Bullying, Barriers, Program Implementation
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Gökyer, Necmi – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
The aim of this study is to identify high school teachers' commitment to school development, colleagues, the teaching profession and sense of duty. The population of this descriptive survey comprised 2,805 teachers working at 47 high schools in Elazig during the 2016-2017 school year. The study sample was selected through stratified sampling,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, High Schools, Teacher Motivation
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Malm, Joakim; Bryngfors, Leif; Fredriksson, Johan – Journal of Peer Learning, 2018
This study focuses on quantitative long-term effects of Supplemental Instruction (SI) in terms of graduation and dropout rates. One of the main aims of SI is to introduce students to effective study strategies and techniques. If SI is introduced at an early stage for new students in higher education, it should therefore be expected that this…
Descriptors: Supplementary Education, Dropout Rate, Graduation Rate, Dropouts
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Addai, Prince; Kyeremeh, Evans; Abdulai, Wahab; Sarfo, Jacob Owusu – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2018
There is high incidence of teachers' agitation for a better pay and other conditions of service in Ghana. This study assessed the influence of job satisfaction and organizational justice on turnover intentions among teachers. One hundred and fourteen teachers at the Offinso South District of Ghana were conveniently selected to complete the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Job Satisfaction, Teacher Attitudes, Labor Turnover
Chatwin, Nicole Erica – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Educational administrators are expected to provide guidance to various stakeholders within the school environment. Educational administrator personality traits and leadership style were the focus of this study. Two research questions guided the focus of the current study. The first question examines the association between the degree of the…
Descriptors: Correlation, Transformational Leadership, Leadership Styles, Personality Traits
Yang, Chunyan; Bear, George G.; May, Henry – School Psychology Review, 2018
The concurrent associations between students' perceptions of cognitive-behavioral and emotional engagement in schools and three factors aligning with the major aims of the school-wide social-emotional learning (SEL) approach (i.e., teacher-student relationships, student-student relationships, and teaching of social and emotional competencies) were…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Elementary Schools, Middle Schools, High Schools
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Yavuz, Günes – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The purpose of this study is to analyse the level of prospective classroom and mathematics teachers' anxieties about teaching mathematics. Freshman and junior prospective teachers from educational faculties of two different universities participated in this study. "Anxieties About Teaching Mathematics Scale" which was developed by Peker…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Anxiety, Mathematics Teachers, Measures (Individuals)
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Deng, Linyuan; Zhou, Nan; Nie, Ruihong; Jin, Peipei; Yang, Mengxi; Fang, Xiaoyi – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2018
Parent-teacher partnership is associated closely with adolescents' development. However, little is known about the association between parent-teacher partnership and Chinese high school students' development. Therefore, this study examines whether and how parent-teacher partnership (objective contacts and subjective relationship quality) relates…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Teacher Cooperation, High Schools, Secondary School Teachers
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Adigüzel, Abdullah; Orhan, Ali – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
It is remarkable that there are only a few studies that measures to what extent metacognitive and self-regulation skills affect students' academic achievements in the English lesson. This study is important for identifying the personal variables that have an impact on metacognitive and self-regulation skill and determining the relationship between…
Descriptors: Correlation, Metacognition, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Rock, Wendy D.; Remley, Theodore P.; Range, Lillian M. – NASSP Bulletin, 2017
Examining whether principal-counselor collaboration and school climate were related, researchers sent 4,193 surveys to high school counselors in the United States and received 419 responses. As principal-counselor collaboration increased, there were increases in counselors viewing the principal as supportive, the teachers as regarding one another…
Descriptors: Principals, School Counselors, Cooperation, Educational Environment
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Sarfo, Frederick Kwaku; Amankwah, Francis; Konin, Daniel – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2017
The study is aimed at investigating 1) the level of computer self-efficacy among public senior high school (SHS) teachers in Ghana and 2) the functionality of teachers' age, gender, and computer experiences on their computer self-efficacy. Four hundred and Seven (407) SHS teachers were used for the study. The "Computer Self-Efficacy"…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy, Computer Literacy, High Schools
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