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Georgiou, George K.; Manolitsis, George; Zhang, Xiao; Parrila, Rauno; Nurmi, Jari-Erik – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2013
We examined the developmental dynamics between task-avoidant behavior and different literacy outcomes, and possible precursors of task-avoidant behavior. Seventy Greek children were followed from Grade 4 until Grade 6 and were assessed every year on reading fluency, spelling, and reading comprehension. The teachers assessed the children's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grade 4, Grade 5
Rhodes, Albert Lewis – 1968
This study was designed to examine the relationship between an adolescent's educational plans as reported by the adolescent himself and his mother's educational expectations for him as reported by her. The data were obtained in a previous study, a survey including a multistage, cluster sample of some 7,000 cases representing 13,484,000 public and…
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Adolescents, Blacks, Cluster Grouping
Mulligan, Mary – 1994
An exploratory study examined the expectations of parents toward goals, curriculum, and services of the public preschool in Hardin County, Ohio. Previous studies have shown that the goals of the preschool influence the curriculum and determine whether the preschool is academic or social in nature, that academics are emphasized even though play has…
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Educational Environment, Educational Objectives, Learning Activities
Mims, George L. – Educational and Psychological Research, 1985
The purpose of this study was to investigate aspiration, expectation, and parental influence and the extent to which these variables manifest themselves among 210 Upward Bound students in three institutions. (Author/LMO)
Descriptors: Aspiration, Career Choice, Developmental Studies Programs, Expectation
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Rudasill, Kathleen Moritz; Adelson, Jill L.; Callahan, Carolyn M.; Houlihan, Deanna Vogt; Keizer, Benjamin M. – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2013
Children whose parents are warm and responsive yet also set limits and have reasonable expectations for their children tend to have better outcomes than their peers whose parents show less warmth and responsiveness, have low expectations, or both. Parenting behavior is related to family race and children's sex, age, and cognitive ability. However,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academically Gifted, Cognitive Ability, Student Attitudes
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Vekiri, Ioanna – Computers & Education, 2010
This exploratory study took place in the context of middle school information science in Greece, to examine possible relations between boys' and girls': value and efficacy beliefs about computers and information science; perceived parental support; perceived teacher expectations; and perceptions of the nature of information science instruction.…
Descriptors: Females, Self Efficacy, Information Science, Foreign Countries
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Murray, Kantahyanee W.; Haynie, Denise L.; Howard, Donna E.; Cheng, Tina L.; Simons-Morton, Bruce – Journal of School Violence, 2010
This research examined the relation between early adolescent aggression and parenting practices in an urban, predominately African American sample. Sixth graders (N = 209) completed questionnaires about their overt and relational aggressive behaviors and perceptions of caregivers' parenting practices. Findings indicated that moderate levels of…
Descriptors: Violence, Aggression, Prevention, Parenting Styles
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Aydin, Aydan; Yamaç, Ali – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2014
Problem Statement: The relationship between parent and child plays a fundamental role in the social and emotional development of the child. Parental acceptance-rejection behavior may be critical in shaping the quality of the affective bond between parent and child and is established within the specific contexts of the parent-child environment.…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Parent Attitudes, Parent Child Relationship, Rejection (Psychology)
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Wong, Mun – Early Child Development and Care, 2015
This study explores how children's perceptions of stress factors and coping strategies are constructed over time. Children were interviewed before and after they made the transition from preschool to primary school. This study also explores teachers' and parental strategies in helping children to cope with stress at school. The sample included 53…
Descriptors: Stress Management, Coping, Interviews, Preschool Children
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Bocsi, Veronika; Ujvarosi, Andrea – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2017
The aim of our study is to give an overview about language and musical skills of students in musical traning courses and we try to outline the effects of the sociocultural background in these fields. We would like to show the main patterns of language proficiency (the number of langugages they speak and levels of the language skills) and we also…
Descriptors: Singing, Music Education, Language Proficiency, College Students
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Verhoeven, Marjolein; Bogels, Susan M.; van der Bruggen, Corine C. – Journal of Child and Family Studies, 2012
We examined the associations between the parenting dimensions autonomy granting, over control, and rejection and children's anxiety, in relation to parent and child gender and child age. Elementary school-aged children (n = 179, M[subscript age] = 10.27, SD = 1.30), adolescents (n = 127, M[subscript age] = 15.02, SD = 1.54) and both their parents…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Parent Role, Child Rearing, Parent Child Relationship
Descriptors: Adolescents, Aspiration, Career Choice, Educational Objectives
Toney, Michael B.; And Others – 1983
Consistency between personal residential expectations and parental preferences was analyzed through results from 1,957 nonmetropolitan and 1,347 metropolitan questionnaires from Utah's 1980 graduating high school seniors. Students responded to two questions asking where they thought their parents/guardians wanted them to live after graduation and…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Expectation, High School Seniors, Parent Child Relationship
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Davies, Peter; Qiu, Tian; Davies, Neil M. – Journal of Education Policy, 2014
This study examines ways in which economic and sociological explanations of higher education (HE) choices may intersect through student's use of information. We find substantial positive associations between intention to go to university in England and each of: (i) parents' education; (ii) cultural capital; and (iii) expectations of the size of…
Descriptors: Cultural Capital, Human Capital, Higher Education, College Choice
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Pepe, Alessandro; Addimando, Loredana – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2014
The present paper examines the influence of parent's demographics (gender and educational level) and a contextual variable (school grade) on counterproductive parents' behavior during interaction with teachers. Data were gathered by administering the Italian version of the Challenging Parent Standard Questionnaire (Pepe 2010) to a sample of…
Descriptors: Parent Teacher Cooperation, Parents, Individual Characteristics, Gender Differences
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