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Winkle-Wagner, Rachelle; McCallum, Carmen M.; Luedke, Courtney; Ota-Malloy, Brittany – Journal of Women and Gender in Higher Education, 2019
This critical qualitative study explores how Black women experienced friendships throughout college. Findings revealed that long-term friendships, primarily with other Students of Color, were both created and maintained, were meaningful in nature, and often spanned several contexts. Women also described short-term instrumental friendships, often…
Descriptors: African American Students, Females, Friendship, Peer Relationship
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Pengelly, Kelly A. – Journal of International Students, 2018
Universities focus significant attention on internationalization to prepare globally minded graduates by engaging students in study abroad programs and expanding international student enrollment. However, scholarship has not yet considered the role returned study abroad students play in meeting friendship needs of international students. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, College Students, Study Abroad, Friendship
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Bone, Kate; Bone, Jane; Grieshaber, Sue; Quinones, Gloria – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
This study explored how students (pre-service teachers) benefit from the support of having a peer with them during their first professional experience in preschool contexts, utilising a PAL (Peer Assisted Learning) approach. International students at a large Australian University were interviewed as part of this qualitative study. We found that…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers, Foreign Students
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Hellmann, Kate; Miyazaki, Rachel; Miranda, Daniela; Fiscus, Tricia – Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 2016
Research shows that helping international students build support networks by forming new friendships is crucial to counteracting the feelings of isolation, loneliness, and frustration that may arise from studying abroad. Studies have shown that friendships between international students and host nationals benefit the local community rather than…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Study Abroad, Friendship, Intercultural Communication
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Millen, Kaitlyn; Dorn, Brittany; Luckner, John L. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2019
Friendships and self-determination are two factors that positively influence success in school and adult life. Examining the relationship between these two constructs among a sample of students who were deaf or hard of hearing (DHH), the researchers used the Self-Determination Inventory: Student Report (Shogren, Wehmeyer, Burke, & Palmer,…
Descriptors: Friendship, Self Determination, Deafness, Partial Hearing
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Dovgan, Kristen N.; Mazurek, Micah O. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Social interaction difficulties in children with autism spectrum disorder can be challenging, especially during adolescence. In addition, high rates of comorbid internalizing disorders in autism spectrum disorder can lead to social isolation. With limited social activity participation, social deficits and internalizing problems in autism spectrum…
Descriptors: Children, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Friendship
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McKenzie, Lara; Baldassar, Loretta – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
In recent years, research on higher education has increasingly examined the realities of internationalisation, with a particular focus on international students' experiences and internationalisation at home programs. These studies have explored the friendships of international students, including their relationships with both locals and…
Descriptors: Friendship, Foreign Students, Student Attitudes, College Students
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DaWalt, Leann Smith; Usher, Lauren V.; Greenberg, Jan S.; Mailick, Marsha R. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Friendships and social participation are key domains of quality of life for individuals with intellectual disabilities. This study examined the friendships, social and recreational activities, and family social networks of individuals with intellectual disabilities from two distinct diagnostic groups: individuals diagnosed with fragile X syndrome…
Descriptors: Friendship, Quality of Life, Adolescents, Adults
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Petroelje Stolle, Elizabeth; Frambaugh-Kritzer, Charlotte; Freese, Anne; Persson, Anders – Studying Teacher Education, 2019
This self-study documents two teacher educators' professional inquiry into the notions of critical friendship. Specifically, we asked: How does our interactive inquiry on the topic of critical friendship lead us to new understandings of critical friends? Three theoretical perspectives framed this study -- More Knowledgeable Others, Thought…
Descriptors: Friendship, Teacher Educators, Teacher Collaboration, Self Evaluation (Individuals)
Bilgin, Yasemin Neslihan; Kiral, Bilgen – Online Submission, 2019
In this study, it was aimed to determine the relationship between high school teachers' workplace friendship and school culture perceptions. The research was carried out with a total of 330 teachers from 8 Anatolian high schools and 8 vocational high schools selected by stratified sampling method in Efeler District of Aydin Province, Turkey in the…
Descriptors: Friendship, Correlation, School Culture, Teacher Attitudes
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Brogaard-Clausen, Sigrid; Robson, Sue – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2019
Friendship matters for young children's development, learning and experience of wellbeing. This paper emphasises the significance of young children's friendships for their wellbeing, especially in the context of early years settings. Findings are presented from two online questionnaires developed for the project, in which 155 parents/carers and…
Descriptors: Friendship, Well Being, Parent Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
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Stone, Bessie G.; Mills, Kathy A.; Saggers, Beth – Australasian Journal of Special and Inclusive Education, 2019
There is an absence of research into online friendships and video gaming activities of students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). In this article we describe how friendships of students with ASD were developed in an online multiplayer context using the popular sandbox game, Minecraft. Multimodal analysis of the data demonstrated that online…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Friendship, Computer Games
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Laninga-Wijnen, Lydia; Gremmen, Mariola C.; Dijkstra, Jan Kornelis; Veenstra, René; Vollebergh, Wilma A. M.; Harakeh, Zeena – Developmental Psychology, 2019
This study examined the role of academic status norms in friendship selection and influence processes related to academic achievement across the 2nd year of secondary school (SNARE project; N = 1,549 students from 70 classes; Mage = 13.69 years). Academic status norms were operationalized as the class-level correlation between academic achievement…
Descriptors: Role, Friendship, Academic Achievement, Secondary School Students
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Ralph, Leslie E. R.; Epkins, Catherine C. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2015
Background: Children's friendship quality is a particularly important risk or protective factor for internalizing problems and loneliness. Past research indicates that relationship satisfaction is related to perceived similarity; however, it is unclear whether this relation is seen in girls' friendship quality and whether this relation is…
Descriptors: Friendship, Females, Behavior Problems, Questionnaires
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Vincent, Carol; Neal, Sarah; Iqbal, Humera – Journal of Education Policy, 2016
Drawing on data from a project exploring children's and adults' friendships across social class and ethnic difference, this paper focuses on the enactment of national and institutional policy around children's friendships as realized in three primary schools in diverse urban areas in London. Through a focus on the way in which social and emotional…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Friendship, Policy Formation, Ethnic Diversity
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