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Kalsner, Lydia – Higher Education Extension Service Review, 1992
This review examines the psychological variables that influence academic performance, by exploring the psychosocial development of students and the individual differences that emerge in childhood and impact upon a student's later self-concept. Areas discussed include identity and achievement issues, gender differences in identity achievement, the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Adjustment (to Environment), Higher Education
Wilcox, Susan – IUME Briefs, 1998
An evaluation of the International Youth Leadership Institute (IYLI), summarized in this IUME Brief, helps fill the gaps in knowledge about how youth programs help Blacks and Latinos negotiate their adolescence and attempt to form an integrated sense of self. IYLI, founded in 1989, is an academic leadership development program for Black and Latino…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Blacks, Child Development, High School Students
Pawl, Jeree, Ed.; And Others – Zero to Three, 1989
This newsletter theme issue contains four articles which focus on the development of normal and handicapped infants in various settings. "The Baby's World," by Lois Barclay Murphy and Colleen T. Small, emphasizes experiences of sensation and discovery in the first three years of life, noting the role of caregivers and the cultural context. "The…
Descriptors: Caregivers, Child Development, Classroom Environment, Concept Formation
Evertts, Jeanne, Ed. – 1979
This journal for school social work practitioners attempts to provide new perspectives on practice issues, to share innovative approaches to problem solving, and to present new and applicable methods of intervention. This issue includes articles on: (1) an in-school program for adolescent parents; (2) group process and black adolescent identity…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Attendance, Black Youth, Elementary Secondary Education
Mee, Cynthia S.; And Others – Women's Educational Equity Act Publishing Center Digest, 1995
This digest includes several articles relating to perceived gender differences among early adolescents. "Middle School Voices on Gender Identity" (Cynthia Mee) describes a study in which 2,000 middle school students in grades five through eight were interviewed with a 52-item open-ended questionnaire. Three statements from the questionnaire were…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Disabilities, Equal Education, Intermediate Grades
Palisi, Anthony T. – Family Letter, 1992
The components of the self system include self-concept, self-esteem, and self-efficacy. Learning that adds to identity augments self-concept. Learning that leads to self-appraisal relates to self-esteem. Learning that leads to prediction of achievement belongs to self-efficacy. Courage to persist when confronted by a "Gulp!" experience…
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Marital Instability, Marriage Counseling, Self Concept
Sugar-Kadar, Julia, Ed. – ACTA Psychological Debrecina, 1997
The fourth meeting of the Fenno-Hungarian Conferences on Developmental Psychology had as its theme "Socialization and the Child-Rearing Practice. The conference consisted of three Symposia. The first symposium, "Results of the collaborations on the basis of the series of the Fenno-Hungarian conferences," contains the following…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Aggression, Child Rearing, Children