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Babatunde, Muraina Monsuru; Olanrewaju, Muraina Kamilu – International Journal of Technology in Teaching and Learning, 2015
This study examined the influence of peer pressure and parental socio-economic status on cybercrime habit among faculty of education undergraduates in Southwestern Nigeria. Descriptive research design of expost-facto was used in the study. Six hundred respondents were selected from three selected states in southwestern Nigeria (Ogun, Oyo and Lagos…
Descriptors: Peer Influence, Undergraduate Students, Parent Child Relationship, Socioeconomic Status
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Ariani, Mohsen Ghasemi; Ghafournia, Narjes – English Language Teaching, 2015
This study explored the probable interaction between Iranian language students' beliefs about language learning and their socio-economic status. To this end, 350 postgraduate students, doing English courses at Islamic Azad University of Neyshabur participated in this study. They were grouped in terms of their socio-economic status. They answered a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, English for Academic Purposes, Socioeconomic Status
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Ismail, Shaik Abdul Malik Mohamed; Karim, Abdul; Mohamed, Abdul Rashid – Reading & Writing Quarterly, 2018
With the advent of new research paradigms and the prevalence of diverse influential factors, the intriguing issue nowadays is to identify what actually determines English as a second language (ESL) learners' reading comprehension. This study examined gender, socioeconomic status (SES), and ethnicity as predictors of ESL learners' reading age and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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Dixson, Dante D.; Keltner, Dacher; Worrell, Frank C.; Mello, Zena – Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Two studies examined whether hope partially mediates the relationship between socioeconomic status (SES) and academic achievement. Guided by recent theoretical formulations about social class and the social cognitive process, in Study 1 a mediational pathway from SES to academic achievement via hope was documented in a diverse sample of…
Descriptors: Correlation, Socioeconomic Status, High School Students, Academic Achievement
Figlio, David N.; Freese, Jeremy; Karbownik, Krzysztof; Roth, Jeffrey – National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER), 2018
Accurate understanding of environmental moderation of genetic influences is vital to advancing the science of cognitive development as well as for designing interventions. One widely-reported idea is increasing genetic influence on cognition for children raised in higher socioeconomic status families, including recent proposals that the pattern is…
Descriptors: Genetics, Cognitive Development, Child Development, Socioeconomic Influences
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Osadebe, Patrick U.; Oghomena, Diakeleho-Edjere – International Education Studies, 2018
This study assessed the demographic characteristics of students' performance in Mathematics in senior secondary Certificate Examination in Delta Central Senatorial District of Delta State. The purpose of the study is to assess the relationship between gender, location, socio-economic status and students' performance in Mathematics in Senior…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Socioeconomic Status, Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries
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Yu, Qijing; Daugherty, Ana M.; Anderson, Dana M.; Nishimura, Mayu; Brush, David; Hardwick, Amanda; Lacey, William; Raz, Sarah; Ofen, Noa – Developmental Science, 2018
An individual's socioeconomic status (SES) is often viewed as a proxy for a host of environmental influences. SES disparities have been linked to variance in brain structures particularly the hippocampus, a neural substrate of learning and memory. However, it is unclear whether the association between SES and hippocampal volume is similar in…
Descriptors: Children, Young Adults, Brain Hemisphere Functions, Socioeconomic Status
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Hernandez, Marilys – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2014
This study investigated the relationship between the mathematics scores of public middle school students in Miami-Dade County on Florida's standardized test, the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) 2.0, and students' socio-economic status. The study found that SES had a strong correlation with the standardized test mathematics scores (r =…
Descriptors: Correlation, Mathematics Achievement, Socioeconomic Status, Standardized Tests
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Puzic, Saša; Gregurovic, Margareta; Košutic, Iva – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2016
Using PISA 2009 data for Croatia, this paper addresses the relationship between socio-economic background, cultural capital and educational attainment. Following Bourdieu, we emphasized the importance of interpreting cultural capital effects as effects of family habitus. The results indicated that the material and the relational dimension of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Capital, Attitude Change, Achievement Tests
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Bermudez, Gonzalo M. A.; Díaz, Sandra; De Longhi, Ana L. – International Journal of Science Education, 2018
People's diminished awareness of plants, affected by anthropogenic environmental deterioration, has challenged science education to overcome the obstacles impeding a better understanding of their meaning and value. The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of the socioeconomic status of high-school students, as indicated by their…
Descriptors: Plants (Botany), High School Students, Socioeconomic Status, Botany
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Lohndorf, Regina T.; Vermeer, Harriet J.; Cárcamo, Rodrigo A.; Mesman, Judi – Journal of Child Language, 2018
Preschoolers' vocabulary acquisition sets the stage for later reading ability and school achievement. This study examined the role of socioeconomic status (SES) and the quality of the home environment of seventy-seven Chilean majority and Mapuche minority families from low and lower-middle-class backgrounds in explaining individual differences in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Children, Vocabulary Development, Socioeconomic Status
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Moller, Stephanie; Mickelson, Roslyn Arlin; Stearns, Elizabeth; Banerjee, Neena; Bottia, Martha Cecilia – Sociology of Education, 2013
Scholars have not adequately assessed how organizational cultures in schools differentially influence students' mathematics achievement by race and socioeconomic status (SES). We focus on what we term "collective pedagogical teacher culture", highlighting the role of professional communities and teacher collaboration in influencing…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Mathematics Achievement, Teacher Collaboration, Socioeconomic Status
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Anders, Jake – Oxford Review of Education, 2017
A much larger proportion of English 14-year-olds expect to apply to university than ultimately make an application by age 21, but the proportion expecting to apply falls from age 14 onwards. In order to assess the role of socioeconomic status in explaining changes in expectations, this paper applies duration modelling techniques to the…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Expectation, Academic Aspiration, College Applicants
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Rathbun, Amy H.; Kena, Grace – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
First-time kindergartners who demonstrated positive approaches to learning behaviors more frequently in the fall of kindergarten tended to make greater gains in reading, mathematics, and science between kindergarten and second grade. For each additional point in students' fall kindergarten approaches to learning score, average gains from…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Socioeconomic Status, Reading Achievement, Mathematics Achievement
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Sammarone, Danielle – AASA Journal of Scholarship & Practice, 2016
The purpose for this correlational, cross-sectional, explanatory was to explain the influence of the length of the school day on the total percentage of students who scored Proficient or Advanced Proficient (TPAP) on the New Jersey Ask (NJ ASK) in Language Arts and Mathematics in Grades 6-8 in for student populations with low, median, and high…
Descriptors: Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Correlation
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