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Lisiecka, Dominika; Kearns, Áine; Bonass, Aisling – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2022
Background: Artificial nutrition and hydration (AN&H) may be provided to individuals in the home environment, and family caregivers are often involved in the management of this intervention. This experience can have multiple consequences for families. Aims: The aim of this meta-ethnography is to explore and synthesize the personal experiences…
Descriptors: Caregivers, Experience, Nutrition, Health Services
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Tarling, Cath; Jones, Paul; Murphy, Lyndon – Education & Training, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to consider the influences of family business and exposure to family business ideas upon students and graduates during their transition from higher education (HE) towards career identification of entrepreneurship. It explores influences, values and experiences actively impacting on business start-up following…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Skill Development, Early Experience, Family Financial Resources
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Han, Myae; Buell, Martha; Hallam, Rena; Hooper, Alison – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2021
The quality of early care and education affects a wide range of children's experiences and developmental outcomes. Family Child Care (FCC) is no exception, and attention to increasing the quality of Family Child Care is needed. The purpose of the current study was to examine an experimental case of intensive Professional Development (PD) in FCC…
Descriptors: Child Care, Professional Development, Child Caregivers, Workshops
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Martin, Monica J.; Donnellan, M. Brent – Developmental Psychology, 2021
The current investigation tested predictions from the interactionist model (IM) of socioeconomic influences on the development of negative personality traits with respect to feelings of alienation and low well-being. The model tested proposed that lower family socioeconomic status would lead to fewer parenting and material investments in the next…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Personality Traits, Alienation, Well Being
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Jones, Melissa S.; Pierce, Hayley; Chapple, Constance L. – Youth & Society, 2022
Though considerable research links both a lack of self-control and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) to a variety of negative health and behavioral outcomes, few studies to date have explored whether ACEs are associated with deficits in self-control. Using data from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study (FFCW; n = 3,444) and a life…
Descriptors: Early Experience, Trauma, Self Control, Longitudinal Studies
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Swartz, Rebecca Anne; Wiley, Angela R.; A. Koziol, Natalie; Magerko, Katherine A. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2016
Background: Family child care is commonly used in the US by families, including by those receiving child care subsidies. Psychosocial influences upon the workforce and professional development participation of family child care providers (FCCPs) have implications for the investment of public dollars that aim to improve quality and stability of…
Descriptors: Child Care, Child Caregivers, Family Environment, Welfare Services
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Santiago, Catherine DeCarlo; Jolie, Sarah A.; Bustos, Yvita; Distel, Laura M. L. – Developmental Psychology, 2021
Family is an important context for the development of adaptive child coping. Further, both family and child coping can promote positive mental health. This study examines whether family coping predicts child coping over 1 year among Mexican-origin immigrant families. Participants included 104 families with a child aged 6-10 years (M[subscript age]…
Descriptors: Coping, Child Development, Mental Health, Family Environment
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Gaudreau, Joëlle; Brabant, Christine – Journal of Pedagogy, 2021
To better understand the experience of unschooling, non-directive in-depth interviews with five Quebec adults who had experienced it were conducted according to a phenomenological approach, revealing their perceptions of their educational experiences and their families, as well as their views of the world. Certain aspects of the testimonies…
Descriptors: Adults, Educational Experience, Phenomenology, Independent Study
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Nimer, Maissam – Gender and Education, 2020
Gender inequality in education has been well documented in the literature, in light of family and school socialization. We build on this literature and focus from a micro sociological perspective on the emergence of 'critical reflexivity' in the specific case of a group of university scholarship students in Lebanon. Through observations and…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Selective Admission, Educational Experience, Student Attitudes
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Carey, Roderick L. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2022
As researchers and school stakeholders determine ways to best support Black and Latino adolescent boys from low-income communities in actualizing their postsecondary future ambitions, more attention is needed on the types of futures these boys imagine and how family members influence this process. Guided by "future orientations" and…
Descriptors: Males, Adolescents, Low Income Groups, Hispanic American Students
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Hajar, Anas – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2019
This article provides a qualitative inquiry into the influences of immediate family members (i.e. parents and siblings) on a group of Gulf Arab EFL students regarding their language learning experiences and strategy use in their Arab homelands. The participants came from financially comfortable families, with different levels of education. The…
Descriptors: Arabs, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Dutra-Thomé, Luciana; DeSousa, Diogo; Koller, Silvia Helena – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: The dynamics between risk and promotive factors within ecological contexts of development in emerging adulthood may influence the self-concepts and involvement in problem behaviors of young individuals. Objective: To investigate associations of risk (exposure to domestic and community violence; prejudice) and promotive factors (family,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Late Adolescents, Young Adults, Individual Development
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Conger, Rand D.; Martin, Monica J.; Masarik, April S. – Developmental Psychology, 2021
Building on recommendations from several of the articles in the special section on conscientiousness in the June 2014 issue of "Developmental Psychology," the present study tested predictions from the interactionist model (IM) of socioeconomic influences on individual development. In an approach consistent with the idea of cumulative…
Descriptors: Correlation, Socioeconomic Status, Socioeconomic Influences, Child Rearing
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Lustig, Daniel C.; Xu, Yonghong Jade; Strauser, David R. – Journal of Career Development, 2017
Family of origin relationships are an important influence on career decision-making. The current study investigates the relationship between family cohesion, expressiveness and conflict and dysfunctional career thoughts. The Family Environment Scale-Form R (Moos & Moos, 2009) measured the family environment and the Career Thoughts Inventory…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Family Environment, Undergraduate Students, Family Characteristics
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Gendler-Shalev, Hila; Dromi, Esther – Journal of Child Language, 2022
This article presents data on lexical development of 881 Israeli Hebrew-speaking monolingual toddlers ages 1;0 to 2;0. A Web-based version of the Hebrew MacArthur-Bates Communicative Development Inventories (H-MB-CDI) was used for data collection. Growth curves for expressive vocabulary, receptive vocabulary, actions and gestures were…
Descriptors: Semitic Languages, Language Acquisition, Toddlers, Computer Assisted Testing
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