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Väyrynen, Sai; Kesälahti, Essi; Pynninen, Tanja; Siivola, Jenny; Flotskaya, Natalia; Bulanova, Svetlana; Volskaya, Olga; Usova, Zoya; Kuzmicheva, Tatyana; Afonkina, Yulia – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2016
We argue that a key aspect of inclusive pedagogy is the interaction between the learners, their teachers and the environment. For effective interaction, learners need to develop social competence. This study explores how teachers support the development of the key social skills in schools in Finland and in Russia. The data were collected by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interpersonal Competence, Skill Development, Questionnaires
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Howard, Steven J.; Melhuish, Edward – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2017
Several methods of assessing executive function (EF), self-regulation, language development, and social development in young children have been developed over previous decades. Yet new technologies make available methods of assessment not previously considered. In resolving conceptual and pragmatic limitations of existing tools, the Early Years…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Language Acquisition, Self Management, Social Development
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Whitten-Andrews, Jeanie – Journal of College and Character, 2016
The social change model has proven an effective and widely utilized model assisting college students in leadership development toward positive social change. However, while this particular model gives much needed attention to the process of development leading to social change, it fails to acknowledge the external factors which significantly…
Descriptors: Social Change, Models, Student Leadership, Leadership Training
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Visone, Jeremy D. – Improving Schools, 2018
The US National Blue Ribbon Schools (NBRS) Program annually recognizes hundreds of schools successful in their states' accountability systems. NBRS are studied for effective practices worth replicating. In this study, 2016 NBRS Program applications (n = 24) yielded insight about espoused collaborative practices, providing information about the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Recognition (Achievement), Accountability, Decision Making
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De Guzman, Allan B.; Obmerga, Marwin E.; Roncesvalles, Ma. Celia T.; Villareal, Barbra N.; Lim, Ester C. – Educational Gerontology, 2018
In light of new family structures and patterns that continue to emerge in contemporary society, grandparents are delegated with a more active role in child-rearing, particularly during the crucial stages of their grandchildren's development. In industrialized countries, empirical studies have indicated the link between grandparents' educational…
Descriptors: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Child Rearing, Child Development, Educational Attainment
Strickland-Davis, Shanika Shantell – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Community college faculty have experienced a shift in focus from access to access and student success. Given this shift in responsibility for student learning, community college faculty should be sufficiently prepared to teach a diverse student body and subsequently uphold beliefs regarding their ability to bring about desired outcomes of student…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Faculty, Teacher Responsibility, Student Diversity
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Soria, Krista M.; Werner, Linnette; Nath, Conor – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2019
The purpose of this study was to investigate whether college students' participation in leadership programs, workshops, or courses has an effect on their development of social perspective taking. We analyzed data from the 2015 Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership using propensity score matching and hierarchical linear regression. The results…
Descriptors: Student Leadership, College Students, Student Attitudes, Leadership Training
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Dzheksembekova, Menslu I.; Ibrayeva, Kamarsulu E.; Akhmetova, Aimkul K.; Urazalieva, Moldir A.; Sultangaliyeva, Elmira S.; Issametova, Klavdiya I. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
This paper aims at analyzing specific features of social competence of future music teachers and the development of specialized techniques in order to improve the quality of motivational and cognitive components of student social competence. The sample involved 660 undergraduate students. The authors used a number of research methods, such as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music, Music Education, Music Teachers
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Chu, Yee Han; Quinn, Andrew – Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 2018
Advocacy is a complex set of applications that applies knowledge of human behavior in the social environment to promote the rights of others. The purpose of this study was to explore the usefulness of student-created public service announcements (PSAs) to help BSW students learn cause-based advocacy. Our results suggest that assigning a PSA…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Social Work, Professional Education, Undergraduate Students
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Gulay, Hulya – Journal of Instructional Psychology, 2011
The aim of the study was prosocial behaviors of 5-6 years old children were investigated with regard to parental acceptance-rejection, peer relationships, general social development and social skills. The participants of the study included 277 5-6-year-old Turkish children and their parents. The Child Behavior Scale, Social Skills Form, Marmara…
Descriptors: Hyperactivity, Child Behavior, Measures (Individuals), Rejection (Psychology)
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Sleptsova, Marina Viktorovna – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
The formation of students' social competence in the course of educational process in virtual educational environment represents an urgent pedagogical problem. The author proposes to present the development level of students' social competence through introducing certain variables determined on a relative scale into a mathematical model of the…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Competence, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Computer Mediated Communication
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Immordino-Yang, Mary Helen; Gotlieb, Rebecca – American Educational Research Journal, 2017
Social-affective neuroscience is revealing that human brain development is inherently social--our very nature is organized by nurture. To explore the implications for human development and education, we present a series of interdisciplinary studies documenting individual and cultural variability in the neurobiological correlates of emotional…
Descriptors: Neurosciences, Scientific Research, Educational Research, Social Development
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Pantzer, Joy; Dorwart, Catherine E.; Woodson-Smith, Andrea – Physical Educator, 2018
This study aimed to measure perceived psychosocial outcomes of middle school intramural participants in psychological development, social development, and school connectedness and to identify differences between gender and grade level. One hundred four middle school students were surveyed via a modified version of the Social Outcomes…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Athletes, Intramural Athletics, Interpersonal Relationship
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Drewery, Wendy – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2016
This article proposes that restorative justice practices (RJPs), as used in New Zealand schools, are better understood as an instrument of social development than a behaviour management practice. Concerns about the achievement of Maori students are relocated, from an individualised psychological and pedagogical problem to an interdisciplinary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnic Groups, Pacific Islanders, Social Justice
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Parker, Elizabeth Cassidy – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2014
The purpose of this grounded theory study was to describe the process of adolescent choral singers' social identity development within three midsized, midwestern high school mixed choirs. Forty-nine interviews were conducted with 36 different participants. Secondary data sources included memoing, observations, and interviews with the choir…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Grounded Theory, Adolescents
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