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Mahasneh, Ahmad M. – Educational Research and Reviews, 2014
The primary purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between goal orientation and parenting styles. Participants of the study completed 650 goal orientation and parenting styles questionnaires. Means, standard deviations, regression and correlation analysis were used for data in establishing the dependence of the two variables. Results…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Goal Orientation, Parenting Styles, Correlation
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Decker-Woodrow, Lauren – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2018
This study investigates the relationship between internal teacher profiles and pre-K teacher-child interaction quality in the pre-K classroom. Two questions were addressed: (1) What internal profiles exist for pre-kindergarten (pre-K) teachers? and (2) Do internal profiles relate to observed structural and process quality in the pre-K classroom?…
Descriptors: Profiles, Teacher Student Relationship, Preschool Education, Preschool Teachers
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Mowen, Thomas J.; Schroeder, Ryan D. – Youth & Society, 2018
Contemporary research suggests authoritative parenting is the most effective parenting style in deterring juvenile delinquency. Some research has found there are differences in parenting style between racial groups due to structural disadvantage faced by marginalized individuals. Yet, relatively little is known about how racial differences in…
Descriptors: Mothers, Parenting Styles, Delinquency, Racial Differences
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Papageorgiou, Elmarie; Callaghan, Chris William – Accounting Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to investigate the potentially gendered influence of experienced parental authority style on individual accounting students' academic performance at a large South African university. Data were collected from first-year accountancy students and 953 usable responses were analysed using structural equation modelling.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Freshmen, Parenting Styles, Gender Differences
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Esson, James; Wang, Kevin – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
Since 2010, Myanmar has been transitioning from an authoritarian military regime towards a parliamentary democracy. Several education policies have been launched as part of this political transformation process, including the reform of Myanmar's flagship higher education institution, Yangon University. This article investigates the reform of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Change, Social Change, Political Influences
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Amani, Malahat; Nazifi, Morteza; Sorkhabi, Nadia – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
Early adolescent girls' (6th grade) academic achievement was examined using parenting styles as predictors and parent involvement and early adolescents' self-regulated learning (SRL) as mediators. Participants were 341 early adolescents, 341 mothers, and 20 teachers (N = 702) among all middle schools of Bojnord, Iran-recruited using cluster,…
Descriptors: Early Adolescents, Grade 6, Academic Achievement, Parenting Styles
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Kandiko Howson, Camille; Lall, Marie – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2020
Myanmar has been transitioning to a parliamentary democracy following a long period of authoritarian military rule, with higher education positioned as a catalyst of and for change. This paper explores the policy reform texts through discourse analysis and the process of their enactment by senior university leaders. Two discourses emerge, one of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Inclusion, Neoliberalism
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Angel-Alvarado, Rolando; Belletich, Olga; Wilhelmi, Miguel R. – British Journal of Music Education, 2020
Music teachers enjoy carrying out teaching tasks; indeed, such pleasure may be perceived even when authoritarian pedagogical methods are applied. In this study, we will explore music teacher motivation in classroom settings, collecting data from three educators through psychological scales, lesson observations and personal interviews. Results…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Teachers, Music Education, Teacher Motivation
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Berjaoui, Roula Rafic; Karami-Akkary, Rima – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2020
This study explores distributed leadership in school characterized by high teacher organizational commitment using case study research. Leadership is distributed in formal and informal manners. Teachers were directly involved in academic but not in administrative decision-making. Although school lacks democratic leadership, teachers'…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Leadership Role, Participative Decision Making, Organizational Climate
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Varma, Parvathy; Cheaskul, Uree; Poonpol, Polthep – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2018
The major purpose of this study is to investigate the direct and indirect influences of parenting styles (authoritarian, authoritative and permissive) on educational adjustment and psychological well-being mediated by self-regulation and Internet addiction among university students in Thailand. Self-Regulation Questionnaire (SRQ), the Internet…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Internet, Addictive Behavior, Self Control
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Eker, Halime; Kaya, Mehmet – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
The aim of this research is to investigate the relationship between parental attitudes perceived by the students, self-compassion and compassionate love levels, and differences occur in parental attitudes, self-compassion and compassionate love levels according to various variables. The research was conducted with 326 university students studying…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Self Concept, Psychological Patterns
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Penman, Kenneth A.; And Others – Journal of Social Psychology, 1974
In a study of head high school football and basketball coaches, the more successful coaches were shown to be those who are also more authoritarian. (Author/KM)
Descriptors: Anxiety, Athletic Coaches, Authoritarianism, Personality Studies
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Whitten, Norman E. – Journal of Personality Assessment, 1976
American college graduates of the post Kent State era are compared with those of the post Hitler era as to authoritarian type personality. A short rating scale, which is included in the article, administered to graduates in 1950 was again administered to graduates of the same college in 1973. The 1973 group was less authoritarian than the 1950…
Descriptors: Authoritarianism, College Graduates, Comparative Analysis, Personality Change
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Kenney, Shannon R.; Lac, Andrew; Hummer, Justin F.; Grimaldi, Elizabeth M.; LaBrie, Joseph W. – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2015
This study examined the pathways of parenting style (permissive, authoritarian, and authoritative) to alcohol consumption and consequences through the mediators of college adjustment and academic achievement (grade point average [GPA]). Participants were 289 students from a private, mid-size, West Coast university (mean age 19.01 years, 58.8%…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Drinking, Academic Achievement, Grade Point Average
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Dunham, J. – Educational Research, 1973
The results are reported of an investigation into the social attitudes of the total population (800) of one English university using Adorno's F scale to measure authoritarian personality traits. (Author)
Descriptors: Authoritarianism, Case Studies, Educational Environment, Educational Research
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