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Lee, Klaudia Hiu Yen; Patkin, John – Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, 2016
This article uses the findings from an empirical study on Hong Kong students' reading practices as collected through face-to-face interviews on major university campuses in Hong Kong to argue for the importance of "affective" and "imaginative" engagement with literary texts if students are to develop an interest in reading.…
Descriptors: Imagination, Reading Processes, Student Centered Learning, Creativity
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Hui, Yen Ling; Prihadi, Kususanto; Arif, Najiya I.; Yap, Sam X. Y.; Chua, Melissa J.; Chen, John; Chong, Jia C.; Yeow, James L. H. – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2019
This study aims to test the hypothesis that classroom engagement mediates the relationship between students' internal locus of control and academic procrastination. As many as 302 students from a private university between 18 to 26 years of age were recruited to respond to Internal-External Locus of control Scale, Classroom Engagement Inventory,…
Descriptors: Locus of Control, Study Habits, Private Colleges, Computer Software
Nunnery, John A.; Yen, Cherng-Jyh; Ross, Steven M. – Online Submission, 2011
The National Institute of School Leadership's (NISL's) Executive Development Program (EDP) was established to provide professional development to school leaders to drive their schools to high performance. The program emphasizes the role of principals as strategic thinkers, instructional leaders, and creators of a just, fair, and caring culture in…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Management Development, Instructional Leadership, Principals
Nunnery, John A.; Ross, Steven M.; Yen, Cherng-jyh – Online Submission, 2010
This study examined the impact of NISL's [National Institute for School Leadership's] Executive Development Program for principals on student achievement in Pennsylvania schools between 2006-2009. Roughly half of the NISL-trained principals started the program during the 2007 school year and completed it in the 2008 school year, whereas the other…
Descriptors: Middle Schools, Elementary Schools, High Schools, Academic Achievement
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Strohschen, Gabriele I. E., Ed.; Lewis, Kim, Ed. – IGI Global, 2019
Education for adults ought to consider a both-and mindset when it comes to selecting approaches, values, and program models in today's multi-sector, multi-diverse, and cross-cultural environments of teaching and learning. Experiences from educational professionals can lead to recommendations for these instruction and mentoring approaches of adults…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Competency Based Education, Situated Learning, Active Learning
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Demircan, Özlen; Erden, Feyza Tantekin – Early Child Development and Care, 2015
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between developmentally appropriate practices (DAP) and parental involvement beliefs of preschool teachers and the parents of preschool children. Data were collected from 279 teachers and 589 parents via a demographic information questionnaire, "Teachers' Beliefs Scale"…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Correlation, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Questionnaires
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Li, Eldon Y.; Yen, H. J. Rebecca; Cheng, C. Y. John – Computers & Education, 2008
During the past decade, many enterprises have been re-directing their resources into critical business areas to keep up with economic and market changes. They have adopted electronic business (EB) systems, such as supply chain management, enterprise resource planning (ERP), and enterprise application integration (EAI), to ensure seamless…
Descriptors: Industry, Foreign Countries, Management Information Systems, Business Administration Education
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Widyantoro, Dwi H.; Ioerger, Thomas R.; Yen, John – Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 2001
Describes a scheme to represent a user's interest categories in an environment like the Web, and an adaptive algorithm to learn the dynamics of the user's interests through positive and negative relevance feedback. Proposes a three-descriptor model to represent a user's interests. Empirical studies confirm the effectiveness of this scheme to…
Descriptors: Feedback, Information Retrieval, Information Seeking, Information Systems
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Skodol, Andrew E.; Bender, Donna S.; Pagano, Maria E.; Shea, M. Tracie; Yen, Shirley; Sanislow, Charles A.; Grilo, Carlos M.; Daversa, Maria T.; Stout, Robert L.; Zanarini, Mary C.; McGlashan, Thomas H.; Gunderson, John G. – Grantee Submission, 2009
Objective--Recent follow-along studies of personality disorders have shown significant improvement in psychopathology over time. The purpose of this study was to prospectively investigate the association between positive childhood experiences related to resiliency and remission from personality disorder. Method--Five hundred twenty patients with…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Personality Problems, Semi Structured Interviews, Questionnaires
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Gruenthal, Heather – Knowledge Quest, 2009
When the author read "The Dark Hills Divide" by Patrick Carman (2005), a fantasy story that takes place in the mythical Land of Elyon, where animals can talk and the people live in a walled city to protect themselves from the evil outside world, she was bothered by a poem used by Carman that had not been referenced in the book. In a web search, it…
Descriptors: Fantasy, Foreign Countries, Internet, Story Reading
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Bender, Donna S.; Skodol, Andrew E.; Dyck, Ingrid R.; Markowitz, John C.; Shea, M. Tracie; Yen, Shirley; Sanislow, Charles A.; Pinto, Anthony; Zanarini, Mary C.; McGlashan, Thomas H.; Gunderson, John G.; Daversa, Maria T.; Grilo, Carlos M. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2007
The authors examined the relationship between ethnicity and treatment utilization by individuals with personality disorders (PDs). Lifetime and prospectively determined rates and amounts of mental health treatments received were compared in over 500 White, African American, and Hispanic participants with PDs in a naturalistic longitudinal study.…
Descriptors: Personality Problems, Ethnicity, Mental Disorders, Mental Health
Yen, Irene H.; Frank, John W. – 2002
This document contains two papers on connections between work and health and policy options for improving the health of working families. "Foreword" (James A. Auerbach) places the two papers in the context of recent research on the connections between work, family, and health. Chapter 1's overview addresses the changing nature of work,…
Descriptors: Access to Health Care, Adjustment (to Environment), Child Care, Employment Practices
Nunes, Miguel Baptista, Ed.; McPherson, Maggie, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
These proceedings contain the papers of the International Conference e-Learning 2016, which was organised by the International Association for Development of the Information Society, 1-3 July, 2016. This conference is part of the Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems 2016, 1-4 July. The e-Learning (EL) 2016 conference aims…
Descriptors: Professional Associations, Conferences (Gatherings), Electronic Learning, Computer Science Education
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Yen, Shirley; Pagano, Maria E.; Shea, Tracie M.; Grilo, Carlos M.; Gunderson, John G.; Skodol, Andrew E.; McGlashan, Thomas H.; Sanislow, Charles A.; Bender, Donna S. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2005
Few studies have examined the relationship between life events, suicide attempts, and personality disorders (PDs), in spite of the strong associations between PDs and suicidal behavior, and the poor coping strategies often exhibited by these individuals. The authors examined whether participants with PDs who attempted suicide during the first 3…
Descriptors: Risk, Personality Problems, Coping, Suicide
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Commission for International Adult Education, 2010
The 2010 International Pre-Conference of the Commission on International Adult Education (CIAE), American Association for Adult & Continuing (AAACE), was successfully conducted from October 24-26, at the Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort, Clearwater Beach, Florida. This publication includes the papers presented during the conference. These are:…
Descriptors: Andragogy, Females, Transformative Learning, Adult Education
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