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Doumas, Diana M. – Journal of Addictions & Offender Counseling, 2013
This study examined drinking motives as predictors of alcohol-related consequences among student athletes and nonathletes. Results indicated that the highest level of alcohol-related consequences was reported by student athletes with high levels of both coping and conformity motives. (Contains 2 tables and 2 figures.)
Descriptors: Drinking, Athletes, Role, Predictor Variables
Amery, Rob – Current Issues in Language Planning, 2019
Following the invasion, or colonisation as some prefer to call it, Indigenous Australia has been characterised by plummeting populations, largely as a result of introduced diseases and the movement of peoples, following the theft of their lands and in response to colonial and subsequent Australian state and federal government policies. At times,…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Foreign Countries, Languages, Ethnicity
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Mampaey, Jelle – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
In the higher education literature, there seems to be a growing consensus that contemporary higher education institutions (HEIs) are trapped in conformity. From a new institutional perspective, higher education scholars argue that HEIs tend to comply with widely endorsed institutionalized values (e.g. academic excellence) and this widespread…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Colleges, Social Behavior
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Ojeda, Lizette; Navarro, Rachel L.; Meza, Rocio Rosales; Arbona, Consuelo – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2012
The relationship between demographics (generation status, age, gender, education level) and ethnicity-related stressors, namely, perceived discrimination, stereotype confirmation concern, and own-group conformity pressure, and the life satisfaction of 115 Latino college students was examined. A hierarchical multiple regression analysis indicated…
Descriptors: College Students, Ethnicity, Stereotypes, Social Behavior
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Sugrue, Ciaran; Mertkan, Sefika – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2017
In a climate of accountability and performativity, do teachers experience CPD provision as an externally imposed demand for conformity, compliance, to be accountable, or as a personal and professional rejuvenation that enhances their sense of professional responsibility? Through a qualitative study of secondary schools in England, this paper…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Accountability, Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools
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Drass, Jessica Masino – Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 2016
Punk culture is based on an ideology that emphasizes questioning conformity and creating a space for individuality within community. It has inspired fans to create their own music and art as part of their quest for authenticity. Art therapy informed by punk culture can be a way to create a culture of connection while also building resiliency and…
Descriptors: Art Therapy, Rock Music, Subcultures, Resilience (Psychology)
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Tosun, Bahadir Cahit – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2016
The current study is a quantitative research that aims to throw light on the place of students' views on contextual vocabulary teaching in conformity with Constructivism (CVTC) in the field of foreign language teaching. Hence, the study investigates whether any significant correlation exists between the fourth year university students' attitudes…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Vocabulary Development, Vocabulary Skills, Statistical Analysis
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Haggerty, Maggie; Alcock, Sophie – Global Studies of Childhood, 2016
This article examines the strengthening policy impetus in Aotearoa New Zealand towards bringing children, families and teachers into conformity with a view of children as commodities and the role of early childhood care and education as preparation for school, the workforce and market-oriented social futures. Through critically examining…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Educational Policy, Public Policy
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Parent, Mike C.; Moradi, Bonnie – Psychological Assessment, 2011
The Conformity to Feminine Norms Inventory-45 (CFNI-45; Parent & Moradi, 2010) is an important tool for assessing level of conformity to feminine gender norms and for investigating the implications of such norms for women's functioning. The authors of the present study assessed the factor structure, measurement invariance, reliability, and…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Femininity, Social Behavior, Behavior Standards
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Senocak, Erdal; Baloglu, Mustafa – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2014
The current study adapted the Derived Chemistry Anxiety Rating Scale (DCARS) into Turkish and investigated the preliminary psychometric properties of the Turkish version. The Turkish DCARS is composed of three components, which are derived from 32 Likert-type items that purport to measure anxiety experienced in chemistry-related situations. In the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Chemistry, Rating Scales, Psychometrics
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Aybek, Birsel; Aslan, Serkan – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2016
This present study aims to describe the classroom teachers' views towards the conformity of elementary school 4th grade social studies textbooks to the critical thinking standards. A descriptive study, this research is a screening model. The sample of the study constitutes 122 classroom teachers. As a data collection tool; a scale was developed…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Standards, Elementary School Teachers, Grade 4
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Rothmüller, Barbara – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2018
Recent integration discourses in Europe locate problems of equality, gender, and sexuality among migrant youth. Educating and testing the values of future citizens is supposed to guarantee their conformity with 'western' and 'modern' values. By analyzing educational reform discourses in multicultural Luxembourg, the paper aims to challenge these…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Sex Education, Sexuality, Citizenship
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Okello, Wilson Kwamogi; Quaye, Stephen John – Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 2018
In this paper, the authors advocate for using creativity in one's pedagogy, believing that it can be the catalyst for self-empowerment, deeply powerful dialogue, and substantive critique. Creativity as pedagogy does more than offer an aesthetically diverse approach to complex issues, as it pushes against cultural conformity and domination,…
Descriptors: Creativity, Teaching Methods, Praxis, Recall (Psychology)
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Hanimoglu, Egemen – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
Deviant behavior has become a daunting problem lately. More pupils are displaying abnormal behavior and thus destabilizing learning processes within school settings. It is a well-known fact that teenagers usually learn how to adapt to society and that aberrant behavior may lead to problems with conformity to societal values. Although the main…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Antisocial Behavior, High Schools
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Brennan, John – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Expanded and increasingly diversified systems of higher education are generally differentiated vertically and/or horizontally. National quality management systems attempt to identify both kinds of differences in quality and standards across their higher education systems. But different quality management systems and processes can pose different…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Success, Performance Factors, Quality Assurance
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