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Singer, Ann – Childhood Education, 2020
The Gratitude Network, a nonprofit based in Pleasanton, California, has a unique and interesting approach to strengthening education for children globally. The organization accelerates the growth of high-impact social enterprises, both for-profit and nonprofit, working to improve the lives of children and youth around the world, primarily through…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Nonprofit Organizations, Entrepreneurship, Leadership Training
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Auld, Glenn; Eyers, Andrew; O'Mara, Joanne – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2020
This paper considers aspects of a course redesign that focuses on motivating Pre-service Teachers to engage in negotiating relevant literacy teaching pedagogies in their discipline. The purpose of this article is to describe how we approached the teaching of literacy with Pre-service Teachers, in ways that valued the Preservice Teachers'…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Preservice Teachers, Literacy Education, Teaching Methods
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Carr, David – British Journal of Educational Studies, 2015
Since gratitude is a significant pro-social quality or virtue, it might be (and has been) considered of some educational concern. However, while it clearly needs to be understood as a response that is in some sense required or owed towards benefactors, gratitude would hardly seem genuine unless it is freely and perhaps joyfully given--perhaps on…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Emotional Response, Ethics, Moral Values
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Fazal-e-Hasan, Syed Muhammad; Mortimer, Gary; Lings, Ian; Sekhon, Harjit; Howell, Kerry – Research in Higher Education, 2021
This paper develops a student relationship model which highlights the role of gratitude in impacting students' positive perceptions, attitudes, and behavioral intentions towards their higher education providers. Using theories from services marketing and positive psychology, we develop and test a gratitude relationship model. A field survey,…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Positive Attitudes, Models, Educational Attitudes
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Bakirci, Derya; Özbay, Ali Sükrü – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2020
Gratitude strategies used by EFL speakers have always been the focus of interest by researchers who observed the presence of pragmatic transfer strategies by which speakers express their gratitude. We have seen that several adapted versions of Discourse Completion Tasks (DCTs) by Eisenstein and Bodman (1986) are constructed based on the original…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Content Analysis
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Llenares, Ian I.; Deocaris, Custer C.; Espanola, Marjorie; Sario, Jay A. – International Journal of Emotional Education, 2020
The promotion of resilience among young people is essential to maintain a healthy mental state. Resilient individuals withstand better life stressors, such as poverty, health problems, or family conflict. They avoid responding to unfavorable circumstances with negative behaviours, such as violence and substance abuse (Cutuli & Herbers, 2018;…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Resilience (Psychology), College Graduates, Foreign Countries
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Eliüsük-bülbül, Ayse – Journal of Education and e-Learning Research, 2018
In this research, the effect of gratitude training program on the gratitude levels of university students was examined. The sample group of the research consisted of 34 students studying at the Konya Necmettin Erbakan University Eregli Faculty of Education Guidance and Psychological Counseling Department. The Gratitude Questionnaire (GQ) developed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Psychological Patterns, Questionnaires
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Cownie, Fiona – Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, 2017
This paper proposes that gratitude has a place in enabling us to understand students' experiences of higher education, and this has an implication for higher education (HE) marketing. This research examines the evidence for and focus of gratitude within the context of an undergraduate course with high levels of student satisfaction. It finds that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Positive Attitudes
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Carr, David; Morgan, Blaire; Gulliford, Liz – Oxford Review of Education, 2015
Gratitude has been widely regarded by philosophers, psychologists and educational theorists as a personal and/or pro-social response of some moral significance. Indeed, beyond its more obvious value as a basic form of social association and reciprocation, gratitude has also been conceived as a moral virtue--if not, more grandly, as a "parent…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Intervention, Social Behavior, Prosocial Behavior
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Caleon, Imelda S.; Ilham, Nur Qamarina Binte; Ong, Chin Leng; Tan, Jennifer Pei-Ling – Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 2019
Gratitude, like other positive emotions, has been theorized to help individuals build psychological and social resources and promote resilience and well-being. Some scholars suggest that gratitude may not generate positive outcomes in all cultures. In this study, we examined the relationship of gratitude with school resilience and school…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Relationship, Resilience (Psychology), Well Being, Secondary School Students
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Alanoglu, Müslim; Karabatak, Songül – International Online Journal of Education and Teaching, 2021
This study aimed to test the predictive power of teachers' social connectedness and gratitude levels and their demographic characteristics to predict their organizational cynicism perception. The study was designed in a relational survey model. 304 teachers were reached sampled from the population through the snowball sampling method. Data were…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Characteristics, Positive Attitudes
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Morgan, Blaire; Gulliford, Liz; Carr, David – Journal of Moral Education, 2015
In a rapidly expanding academic literature on gratitude, psychologists, philosophers and educational theorists have argued that gratitude is not just of great psycho-social importance but also of moral significance. It would therefore seem to follow that the promotion of gratitude is also of moral educational significance. In this regard, recent…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Social Values, Psychological Patterns, Moral Development
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Franks, Hillary M. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2020
Incorporating gratitude into the school day has the potential to help students achieve more satisfaction with relationships, life, and school. Grateful students are more willing to give back, exhibit optimism, have greater exercise ambition, and sleep better. While there has been much work done in adding gratitude practices into a classroom…
Descriptors: Learning Activities, Psychological Patterns, Physical Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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Valdez, Jana Patricia M.; Chu, Samuel Kai Wah – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2020
The present investigation explored the psychometric validity of the five-item Gratitude Questionnaire (GQ-5) using a construct validation approach. Concerning within-network construct validity, results of item response theory (IRT) analysis via graded response model (GRM) showed that this scale could not discriminate individuals who score high in…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Validity, Psychological Patterns, Construct Validity
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Shoshani, Anat; De-Leon Lendner, Keren; Nissensohn, Amir; Lazarovich, Gal; Aharon-Dvir, Or – Developmental Psychology, 2020
Three experiments showed that gratitude positively affected preschool children's prosocial behavior. In the studies, the experimenter induced gratitude by giving a token gift and then making a request for help or to share resources. Experiment 1 (N = 126, 4- to 6-year-olds) showed that gratitude increased helping behaviors toward the benefactor,…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Young Children, Prosocial Behavior, Helping Relationship
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