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Reiboldt, Wendy; Stanley, Sue; Coffey, Kitty R.; Whaley, Heather M.; Yazadjian, Ani; Yates, Amy M.; Kihm, Holly; Wanga, Pamela E.; Martin, Lynda; Olle, Mary; Anderson, Melinda – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2018
This article features eight AAFCS-accredited academic units in higher education to illustrate how the Family and Consumer Sciences Body of Knowledge (FCS-BOK) can be integrated into program curricula and educational procedures or structures. Contributors represent the following educational institutions (listed and presented in alphabetical order):…
Descriptors: Consumer Science, Family Life Education, Consumer Education, Higher Education
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Sarubbi, Molly; Marquez Kiyama, Judy; Harper, Casandra E. – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2019
This article reviews how orientation programs perpetuate or combat an ideology of invisibility for families of Color during the transition into college. Findings identify the ways in which ideologies of invisibility or support are constructed through institutional messaging of dismissal or welcome that influence the engagement of families of…
Descriptors: Ideology, Minority Groups, Learner Engagement, School Orientation
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Dias Lopes, Alice – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2020
This paper aims to understand the effect of international mobility in higher education on Brazilian education inequality by examining the Science Without Borders programme for undergraduate students. The SWB aimed to award 101,000 scholarships for Brazilian undergraduate students to conduct part of their studies in a foreign university between…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, Study Abroad, Educational Attainment, Parent Background
Lawson, Gwendolyn M.; Farah, Martha J. – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2017
Childhood socioeconomic status (SES), as measured by parental education and family income, is highly predictive of academic achievement, but little is known about how specific cognitive systems shape SES disparities in achievement outcomes. This study investigated the extent to which executive function (EF) mediated associations between parental…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Socioeconomic Status, Educational Attainment, Parent Background
Hasanova, Gulnara – Journal of Educational Psychology - Propositos y Representaciones, 2020
The article reveals the current problems of the modern family, in which the relationship and behavior of parents are a factor in the formation of emotional instability and anxiety in adolescents. At the present stage of development of society, the study of psychological and pedagogical conditions for reducing the level of anxiety in adolescents is…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Anxiety, Family Environment, Environmental Influences
Division of Community Colleges and Workforce Preparation, Iowa Department of Education, 2018
Adult education has a rich history in Iowa of providing services that assist adults in improving their skills, achieving their educational goals, and transitioning to further education or employment. Instruction is designed for adults functioning at the lowest levels of basic skills and/or needing English language instruction to advance their…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Annual Reports, Program Costs
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Russell, Lisa – Ethnography and Education, 2016
This article explores young mothers' experiences of turbulent pathways in and out of education and work in Northern England. Data are drawn from an ethnography conducted between 2010 and 2013 that incorporated participant observation, life-story maps, photographs and interviews carried out in young mothers' homes, parenting classes and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mothers, Ethnography, Participant Observation
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Polyzoi, Eleoussa; Acar, Elif; Babb, Jeff; Skwarchuk, Sheri-Lynn; Brownell, Marni; Kinnear, Robert; Cliteur, Kristina – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2020
Research examining the effects of subsidized childcare prior to school entry for child development is inconsistent. This population-based study examines the relationship between two poverty levels (extreme poor and working poor) and children's developmental outcomes, as measured by the Early Development Instrument. It also determines the extent to…
Descriptors: Poverty, Child Care, School Readiness, Early Childhood Education
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Macleod, Gale; Tett, Lyn – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2019
This article provides evidence of the ways in which Family Learning (FL) has offered opportunities for the negotiation of a culturally responsive pedagogy that positions parents as experts. Although our study is small (ten parents and six FL practitioners) its significance lies in its longitudinal perspective and in-depth analysis, which…
Descriptors: Parent Role, Expertise, Parent Attitudes, Culturally Relevant Education
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Camarero-Figuerola, Marta; Dueñas, Jorge-Manuel; Renta-Davids, Ana-Inés – Research in Social Sciences and Technology, 2020
Family involvement refers to the different activities and actions that families can do to provide support to their offspring in education. In recent years, studies that evaluate the influence of family involvement on education have increased. Therefore, a review of the literature was carried out to examine the scientific evidence on this subject.…
Descriptors: Family Involvement, Parent Participation, Adolescents, Secondary School Students
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Darling, Carol A.; Turkki, Kaija – Family Relations, 2009
We surveyed colleagues from 4 international professional organizations involved with families in order to examine global family concerns and the role of family life education from an ecosystemic perspective. Our sample represented 6 continents and 50 countries. Survey results indicated that family education and related coursework were available in…
Descriptors: Family Life Education, Family Life, Surveys, International Organizations
Schwalbach, Jude – Heritage Foundation, 2020
Military families make tremendous sacrifices--which too often include having to send their children to inadequate schools due to a lack of education options. Most military children have to attend the public school that is physically closest to their parents' assigned base, whether the school is good and safe or not. The federal government has a…
Descriptors: Military Personnel, Money Management, Investment, Educational Finance
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Xu, Yaoying – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
The purpose of this article is to explore family-oriented partnership models to engage families of young children with disabilities in inclusive programmes. Family engagement is important for the education of children of all ages, but it is especially critical for the success of young children with disabilities in inclusive settings. However, the…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Family School Relationship, Family Involvement, Students with Disabilities
Montemayor, Aurelio M.; Chavkin, Nancy – Voices in Urban Education, 2016
Title I schools that serve a large population of low-income students often view families through the lens of an outdated paradigm of family engagement in education, assuming parents are mostly uneducated, ill informed, and much in need of training and support to be good parents. "Comunitario" projects in the Rio Grande Valley of south…
Descriptors: Intergenerational Programs, Leadership Effectiveness, Family Involvement, Parent Participation
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Kibelloh, Mboni; Bao, Yukun – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2014
It is a common phenomenon for many mature female international students enrolled in high education overseas to experience strain from managing conflicting roles of student and family, and difficulties of cross-cultural adjustment. The purpose of this study is to examine perceptions and behavioral intentions of international female students toward…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Foreign Students, Females, Electronic Learning
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