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Yang, Fuyi; Xu, Jianzhong; Tan, Heping; Liang, Ningjian – Teachers College Record, 2016
Background: As many students face the enduring challenge of maintaining their motivation to complete homework assignments, there is a critical need to pay close attention to homework motivation management (i.e., students' efforts to sustain or enhance their motivation in order to complete homework assignments that might be boring or difficult).…
Descriptors: Investigations, Homework, Learning Motivation, Mathematics Activities
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Chen, Gui; Guo, Guiping; Gong, Jingbo; Xiao, Shuiyuan – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2015
The current study investigated the moderating effects of gender, age, and weight status on the relationship between body dissatisfaction and depression among adolescents. Data were collected on body dissatisfaction, depression, and demographic characteristics from a convenience sample of 1,101 adolescents (505 girls, 596 boys). The relationship…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Concept, Depression (Psychology), Adolescents
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Hohner, Margaret; Tsigaris, Panagiotis – Journal of International Education in Business, 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the beliefs of undergraduate business students studying in Canada and partners in China about the quality of the program; what they consider effective signals of quality; and their willingness to pay to improve the quality. Design/methodology/approach: A survey was designed and distributed to…
Descriptors: Grade Point Average, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Business Education
Chi, Shaohui – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The Performance Expectations described in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) pose significant challenges for assessment design. Multiple models of assessments, including paper-and-pencil and hands-on based performance assessments, can be utilized to assess student competency while applying scientific and engineering practices, in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Testing, Science Education, Academic Standards
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Baoyan, Yang; Minggang, Wan – Chinese Education & Society, 2015
This paper uses survey data from educational tracking upon graduation from middle schools in Q County, Gansu Province, and explores the mechanism in which the level of father's education and economic capital affect academic performance. The study finds that the academic performance of male students is significantly higher than that of female…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Attainment, Fathers, Parent Background
Lu, Fangwen – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Health and education are two important issues in developing economies. Field and natural experiments provided me with great opportunities for identifying the effects of health insurance and incentive on doctors' prescribing behaviors and the peer influences among students. The first chapter examines whether doctors write more expensive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Incentives
Zhang, Shaoan; Shi, Qingmin; Luo, Xiao; Ma, Xueyu – New Horizons in Education, 2008
Background: As an instructional tool, teacher self-disclosure is used widely by teachers. While researchers abroad have conducted a number of studies, scarce literature on teacher self-disclosure has been found. Aims: This study aims to explore the Chinese pre-service teachers' perceived effects of teacher self-disclosure on student learning,…
Descriptors: Self Disclosure (Individuals), Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Teacher Student Relationship
Loyalka, Prashant Kumar – ProQuest LLC, 2009
Since the late 1990s, China has dramatically increased its college enrollments, the number and diversity of its higher education institutions, university tuition fees, and financial aid. Now students from a wider range of backgrounds have significantly more opportunities to attend college and also compete for entry into more selective…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Higher Education, Income, Foreign Countries