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Alnajdawi, Ann M. – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2019
Based on the grounded theory, this study aimed to elicit the views of Jordanian children on the ideal school and learning environment. School children aged 9-11 years participated in the study, and the data was collected through individual interviews. Moreover, 40 of the children's narratives were coded and analysed through various analytical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Childrens Attitudes, Educational Environment
Houde, Joseph – Online Submission, 2006
Andragogy, originally proposed by Malcolm Knowles, has been criticized as an atheoretical model. Validation of andragogy has been advocated by scholars, and this paper explores one method for that process. Current motivation theory, specifically socioemotional selectivity and self-determination theory correspond with aspects of andragogy. In…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Motivation, Andragogy, Adult Learning
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Mortensen, Jennifer A.; Barnett, Melissa A. – Early Education and Development, 2015
Research Findings: The teacher-child relationships that develop in infant/toddler child care provide a critical caregiving context for young children's socioemotional development. However, gaps remain in researchers' understanding of the individual-level processes that facilitate socioemotional development, specifically in center-based…
Descriptors: Infants, Infant Care, Toddlers, Interaction
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Farrant, Brad M.; Mattes, Eugen; Keelan, Jeff A.; Hickey, Martha; Whitehouse, Andrew J. O. – Infant and Child Development, 2013
The present study investigated the relations among fetal testosterone, child socio-emotional engagement and language development in a sample of 467 children (235 boys) from the Western Australian Pregnancy Cohort (Raine) Study. Bioavailable testosterone concentration measured in umbilical cord blood taken at birth was found to be significantly…
Descriptors: Infants, Prenatal Influences, Language Acquisition, Vocabulary Development
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Kamara, Elizabeth Ngololo; Kasanda, Choshi; Van Rooy, Gert – Education Sciences, 2018
The provision of Integrated Early Childhood Development (IECD) positively impacts children's futures physically, cognitively, emotionally and socially. The assessment sought to inform intervention programs to improve the status of children's physical, social-emotional, cognitive and educational needs, as well as their health and nutritional needs.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Educational Quality
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Lavy, Shiri – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
Several studies have pointed to the benefits of learning in groups. However, surprisingly little research has been conducted regarding what role relationship-related personality traits play in the effectiveness of this kind of student learning. Such personality factor can potentially buffer the students' effectiveness in groups. The present study…
Descriptors: Group Activities, Higher Education, College Students, Personality Traits
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Pittard, Caroline M.; Pössel, Patrick; Lau, Timothy – International Journal of Emotional Education, 2017
Depressive symptoms affect around half of students at some point during college. According to the hopelessness theory of depression, making negative inferences about stressful events is a vulnerability for developing depression. Negative and socio-emotional teaching behavior can be stressors that are associated with depression in school students.…
Descriptors: College Students, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Depression (Psychology), Inferences
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Casserly, Ann Marie – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2013
This paper reports on a four-year research project examining the experiences of children with dyslexia in mainstream schools and reading schools/classes. The focus of this paper is on the socio-emotional effects of dyslexia on a group of children attending a reading school/class for a specific duration before returning to mainstream. The findings…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Foreign Countries, Reading Instruction, Special Education
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Shirvanian, Natalia; Michael, Tony – International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives, 2017
Because numerous studies show that early child-adult attachment significantly affects a child's socio-emotional and cognitive development, we propose that establishing attachment-based child care can contribute to a healthy and happy childhood. This proposition is part of a new theoretical and experimental field and, thus, research is limited.…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Child Caregivers
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Jarrett, Robin L.; Coba-Rodriguez, Sarai – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2018
The transition to kindergarten is a critical milestone in children's lives, with implications for academic and future life success. The demographic family/parental variables of residence, social class, and race have been associated with children's adjustment to kindergarten. In particular, children growing up in families from urban, low-income…
Descriptors: African Americans, Mothers, Low Income Students, Kindergarten
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Sarmento-Henrique, Renata; Recio, Patricia; Lucas-Molina, Beatriz; Quintanilla, Laura; Giménez-Dasí, Marta – International Journal of Emotional Education, 2019
For several decades, there has been an interest in understanding how Emotion Comprehension (EC) and Theory of Mind (ToM) are related during the preschool years. In addition, the links between language and ToM and language and EC have been studied. Although prior work shows the influence of language on ToM and EC, the relationships among these…
Descriptors: Language Role, Correlation, Theory of Mind, Preschool Children
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Pruzan, Katherine; Isaacowitz, Derek M. – Social Development, 2006
Socioemotional selectivity theory posits that emotions become increasingly salient as individuals approach endings. Recent findings have linked the theory with biases in information processing in the context of aging. However, these studies all confounded advancing age and the motivational impact of endings. This study represented an attempt to…
Descriptors: College Seniors, Emotional Response, Age Differences, Cognitive Processes
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Mowat, Joan Gaynor – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2019
Transitions represent an important milestone for children and are experienced differentially. For some children, transitions represent a critical period that can have a long-term impact on their lives. This paper examines the socio-emotional aspects of the transition through an exploration of the findings derived from an evaluative case study of a…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Adolescents, Males
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Nemer, Shannon L.; Sutherland, Kevin S.; Chow, Jason C.; Kunemund, Rachel L. – Education and Treatment of Children, 2019
Children frequently enter elementary school unprepared for its academic and socioemotional challenges. This can lead to challenging behaviors that negatively affect students' educational experiences, put them at risk for emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD), and impact relationships with teachers. Despite a large research base on student…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Behavior Problems, Student Behavior, Elementary School Students
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Dumont, Caroline; Paquette, Daniel – Early Child Development and Care, 2013
The broad aim of this study on father-child attachment was to verify whether the Risky Situation (RS) procedure is a more valid means than the Strange Situation (SS) procedure of predicting children's socio-emotional development, and to evaluate the moderator effect of day-to-day involvement on attachment and activation. Participants were 53…
Descriptors: Fathers, Parent Child Relationship, Attachment Behavior, Questionnaires
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