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Kumi-Yeboah, Alex; Tsevi, Linda; Addai-Mununkum, Richardson – Multicultural Learning and Teaching, 2018
Situated in social capital theory, the purpose of this mixed-methods study was to investigate the relationship between African-born immigrant parents' educational level, income status, family structures, and academic performance of their children in the United States (U.S.). To that end, 205 African-born immigrant parents from a metropolitan city…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Family Income, Parent Background, Educational Attainment
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Margaritis, Eleftherios; Katharaki, Maria; Katharakis, George – Evaluation and Program Planning, 2012
The study attempts to develop an outpatient service quality scale by investigating the key dimensions which assess parental satisfaction and provides a recommendation on an improved health service delivery system. The survey was conducted in an Ear-Nose-Throat outpatient clinic of a Greek public pediatric hospital. A total of 127 parents in…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Test Construction, Expectation, Parents
Soley, Georgia; Marshall, Renee; Chambliss, Catherine – 1998
Research has indicated that premature termination of therapy is sometimes due to a conflict in goal and outcome expectations between therapists and family members of clients. The present study requested both therapists and parents of child clients to complete questionnaires to determine if there is congruence between therapist and parental…
Descriptors: Counselor Client Relationship, Counselor Training, Expectation, Outcomes of Treatment
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Baroody, Alison E.; Dobbs-Oates, Jennifer – Early Child Development and Care, 2011
The current study examined the relations between children's literacy interest and parent and child characteristics (i.e. parents' education level and child's gender), parental expectations of their child's school attainment and achievement and the child's positive and problem behaviours. Participants were 61 preschoolers from predominately…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Questionnaires, Emergent Literacy, Low Income Groups
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Rimkute, Laura; Hirvonen, Riikka; Tolvanen, Asko; Aunola, Kaisa; Nurmi, Jari-Erik – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2012
The present study examined the extent to which mothers' and fathers' expectations for their offspring's future education, their level of education, and adolescents' academic achievement predict adolescents' educational expectations. To investigate this, 230 adolescents were examined twice while they were in comprehensive school (in the 7th and 9th…
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Adolescents, Parent Role, Grade 7
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Ren, Lixin; Edwards, Carolyn Pope – Early Child Development and Care, 2015
This study examines relations among Chinese parents' expectations for children's development of social-emotional skills, parenting styles, and child social competence. A total of 154 parents with preschool-aged children from mainland China completed questionnaires measuring their timing of expectations for children's mastery of social-emotional…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Expectation, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing
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Ren, Lixin; Edwards, Carolyn Pope – Early Education and Development, 2017
Research Findings: This study examined how parenting styles and child social-emotional functioning may help explain the indirect relations between Chinese parents' expectations for their preschool-age children's social-emotional development and their children's preacademic skills. A total of 154 parents with preschool-age children were recruited…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parenting Styles, Interpersonal Competence, Child Rearing
Jason, Greer Blei – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The purpose of the study was to explore college students' perceptions of the input and involvement that their parents have in their daily lives, their satisfaction with this involvement, and their expectations for parental involvement upon graduation. To explore these questions, the study used survey data collected from students at a Catholic…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Decision Making Skills, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship
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Kwan, Paula; Wong, Yi-Lee – International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning, 2016
Embedded in a new understanding of the concept of parental involvement is that parents work as a collaborator with the school to improve student learning; through involvement in school activities, parents tend to better understand the curriculum and be more closely connected with teachers. However, the literature shows that opportunity available…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Equal Education, Foreign Countries, Socioeconomic Status
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Loughlin-Presnal, John; Bierman, Karen L. – Developmental Psychology, 2017
Using a longitudinal mediation framework and a low-income sample, this study had 2 aims: (a) to model bidirectional associations between parent academic expectations and child academic outcomes from first through fifth grade, and (b) to explore 3 mediators of parental influence: parent involvement in child schooling, child learning behaviors, and…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Expectation, Correlation, Academic Achievement
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Ross, Terris – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2016
Previous studies have shown the impact of parental involvement on a number of student achievement, motivation, and engagement outcomes, but the extent to which parental involvement influences high school completion and postsecondary attendance has received less attention in the literature. Filling that gap, this study replicates and extends…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Expectation, Parent Attitudes
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Otis, Kristin L.; Huebner, E. Scott; Hills, Kimberly J. – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2016
Psychology has recently increased attention to identifying psychological qualities in individuals that indicate positive mental health, such as hope. In an effort to understand further the origins of hope, we examined the relations among parental attachment, stressful life events, personality variables, and hope in a sample of 647 middle school…
Descriptors: Early Adolescents, Psychological Patterns, Parent Child Relationship, Attachment Behavior
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Flores de Apodaca, Roberto; Gentling, Dana G.; Steinhaus, Joanna K.; Rosenberg, Elena A. – School Community Journal, 2015
This study examined parental involvement as a mediator of the academic performance of middle school students with special needs. The study built on the different types of parental involvement theorized by Epstein and colleagues (2002) and studied empirically by Fan and Chen (2001). Using a specially developed questionnaire, a sample of 82 parents…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Academic Achievement, Middle School Students, Disabilities
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Purewal, Navtej; Hashmi, Naimatullah – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2015
This article focuses upon perceptions of girls' education in the family context within which decisions around children's education and opportunities are made. The article presents a framework showing how parental attitudes to girls' education are shaped by an objective logic framed by the notion of returns, relating to potential benefits of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Womens Education, Cultural Influences
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Froiland, John Mark; Peterson, Aubrey; Davison, Mark L. – School Psychology International, 2013
Building on social-cognitive theory and the expectancy-value theory, this study indicated that early parent expectations for children’s post-secondary educational attainment have a stronger effect on 8th-grade achievement than home-based parental involvement. With a nationally representative sample of kindergarten students and their parents in the…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Expectation, Educational Attainment, Academic Achievement
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