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Breik, Wisam Darwiesh; Zaza, Haidar Ibrahim – Gifted Education International, 2019
This study examines differences in coping strategies (CSs) in relation to gifted status, gender, and family size. Two hundred gifted adolescents were selected from gifted schools, and 1000 non-gifted adolescents were selected from ordinary schools. One-way multivariate analysis of variance produced significant differences among the subjects in…
Descriptors: Coping, Comparative Analysis, Gifted, Family Size
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Mustapha, Muhammad Ali; Wali, Yagana S.; Abulfathi, Fatihi A. – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2019
This paper deals with the impact of family size on children's literacy development in Maiduguri Metropolitan Council, Borno state, Nigeria. Two research designs were used for this study. They are descriptive and correlation. The population of the study comprised of entire residents of Zajeri Area, Maiduguri. Total number of ten families were…
Descriptors: Family Size, Emergent Literacy, Children, Literacy Education
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Sakirudeen, Abisola Oladeni – Research in Pedagogy, 2018
This study was carried out to investigate family dynamics and parenting problems of secondary school students in Uyo Metropolis of Akwa Ibom State. Three research questions and three null hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. The survey design was adopted for the study. The population of 7412 students (2016/2017 academic session) with a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Family Relationship, Child Rearing, Secondary School Students
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Qaisy, Lama M.; Darwish, Muna A. Abu – World Journal of Education, 2018
The study aimed to investigate the relationship between Alexithymia (Alex) and attachment styles, gender, family size, parent's level of education among a randomly selected sample of (392)undergraduate students (136 male, 256 female), at Al-Hussein Bin Talal University. To achieve the objectives of this study, the twenty-item Toronto Alexithymia…
Descriptors: Correlation, Emotional Problems, Attachment Behavior, Undergraduate Students
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Beyersmann, Elisabeth; Grainger, Jonathan – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 2018
Recent research investigating embedded stem priming effects with the masked priming paradigm and pseudoword primes (e.g., "quickify"--"quick") has shown that priming effects can be obtained even when the embedded target word is followed by a non-morphological ending (e.g., "quickald"--"quick"). Here we…
Descriptors: Morphemes, Morphology (Languages), Language Processing, Semantics
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Lee, Chung eun; Burke, Meghan; Arnold, Catherine K.; Owen, Aleksa – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: As individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) grow older, siblings are likely to become caregivers for their brothers and sisters with IDD. Thus, it is important to identify the correlates of sibling caregiving to facilitate transitions to caregiving roles. Method: This study involved the secondary analysis of a…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Adults, Siblings
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Bao, Juan; Gudmunson, Clinton G.; Greder, Kimberly; Smith, Suzanne R. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: The association between maternal depression and child negative behavior outcomes has been well established in the literature. However, understanding how maternal depression is associated with child behaviors will have important implications for research and intervention strategies. Objective: We used samples from two distinct family…
Descriptors: Family Life, Mothers, Depression (Psychology), Parent Influence
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Lim, Eunjung; Davis, James; Choi, So Yung; Chen, John J. – Journal of School Health, 2019
Background: From 5 to 7.5 million schoolchildren are chronically absent, defined as missing =15 days of school within a year. Students miss schools due to various reasons such as health, socioeconomic status, and environmental factors. We examined child's health and behavior, family structure, and sociodemographics to understand chronic…
Descriptors: Family Structure, Attendance, Child Health, Environmental Influences
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Macalister, John; Webb, Stuart – Reading in a Foreign Language, 2019
A challenge in reading research, and particularly extensive reading research, is how to manage the transition from the top of graded reading schemes to authentic texts which may be separated from each other by up to 5,000 word families. While texts written for native-speaker children have been recommended at times, recent research has shown that…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Native Language, Language Usage
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Liu, Dongfang; Ku, Heng-Yu; Morgan, Thomas Lee – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2019
The condition of poverty is pervasive worldwide and is multifaceted in its ability to have a deleterious generational impact. Although China has greatly reduced the proportion of people living in abject poverty over the past three decades, there are still millions of families living in extreme poverty. This study investigated the influences of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Environment, Socioeconomic Status, Academic Achievement
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Anderson, Cheryl A. M.; Murray, Kate E.; Abdi, Sahra; Hurst, Samantha; Sheik-Mohamed, Amina; Begud, Bethlehem; Marcus, Bess; Nebeker, Camille; Sanchez-Flack, Jennifer C.; Bolling, Khalisa – Health Education Journal, 2019
Introduction: African women who migrate to the USA have a rich tradition of using herbs and spices to promote health. We conducted formative research on nutritional practices among East and North African women in the USA, focusing on whether traditional herbs and spices could support adherence to the "Dietary Guidelines for Americans."…
Descriptors: Females, Immigrants, Health Promotion, African Culture
Child Trends, 2019
Among families with an infant or toddler, health and high-quality care are top concerns. How those who study children think about these needs has evolved in recent years, especially with recent understandings from brain science. In the first three years of life, more than one million brain connections are formed every second. This remarkable brain…
Descriptors: Infants, Toddlers, Well Being, Child Health
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Lawrence, Julie; Taylor, Rachael W.; Galland, Barbara; Williams, Sheila; Gray, Andrew; Sayers, Rachel M.; Taylor, Barry – Child Care in Practice, 2019
Objectives: To determine the frequency of 14 discipline strategies used by mothers (n = 564) and fathers (n = 335) in caring for their six-month old infant. Methods: Data on discipline practices were obtained from families participating in an obesity prevention trial (Prevention of Overweight in Infancy). Each parent was asked to indicate the…
Descriptors: Infants, Discipline, Parenting Styles, Infant Care
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Hughes, Claire; Foley, Sarah; White, Naomi; Devine, Rory T. – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2018
Background: There is an urgent need to accelerate the detection of special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). A recent brief questionnaire designed for teachers and nursery staff, the Brief Early Skills and Support Index (BESSI), shows promising psychometric properties (Hughes, Daly, Foley, White, & Devine, 2015. "British Journal…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Special Needs Students, Psychometrics, Screening Tests
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Shumetie, Arega; Mamo, Kassahun – International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy, 2019
The study examined the relationship between child labour participation and household wealth (in terms of livestock and cropland) considering representative sample smallholders from four (Kurfa Chelie, Kersa, Fedis, and Melka Bello) districts in eastern Hararghe Zone of Oromia regional state of Ethiopia. The descriptive statics showed that average…
Descriptors: Agronomy, Ownership, Child Labor, Animals
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