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Mo, Jeffrey – OECD Publishing, 2019
PISA has extensively measured student achievement for over 15 years. But cognitive performance is only one aspect of success at school; another is general well-being. The PISA 2015 questionnaire included a comprehensive section on student well-being designed to understand students' mental health, satisfaction with life, aspirations and…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, International Assessment
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Bashant, Jennifer L. – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2016
Why is hope such an important concept for schools to consider? Research has clearly demonstrated that more hopeful students perform better in school and in life than less hopeful students. Hopeful thought reflects the belief that one can find pathways to desired goals and become motivated to use those pathways. As a result, hope drives the…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Student Attitudes, Positive Attitudes, Well Being
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Balkis, Murat; Duru, Erdinç – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2016
The aim of this study was to examine the role of self-regulation failure in procrastination. In addition, it also aimed to investigate the effects of procrastination on affective well-being and academic life satisfaction. Three hundred and twenty-eight undergraduate students participated in the study. The most obvious finding emerging from this…
Descriptors: Time Management, Self Management, Failure, Well Being
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Zorotovich, Jennifer; Johnson, Elizabeth I.; Linn, Rebekah – College Student Journal, 2016
The current study extends research on social status and well-being among young people by examining whether subjective social status (SSS) is related to life satisfaction and happiness. Emerging adults (n = 383) between 18 and 29 provided data on demographic characteristics, SSS, life satisfaction, and happiness via an online survey. Regression…
Descriptors: Social Status, Online Surveys, Physical Health, Life Satisfaction
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Högberg, Björn – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2019
Inequalities in health and well-being are important contemporary public health issues. This article is the first to investigate the institutional causes of inequality in well-being among youth in a comparative perspective. Data from the European Social Survey are used to analyse how educational policies moderate the association between social…
Descriptors: Social Differences, Well Being, Public Health, Comparative Analysis
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Muffels, Ruud; Headey, Bruce – Social Indicators Research, 2013
In Sen's Capability Approach (CA) well-being can be defined as the freedom of choice to achieve the things in life which one has reason to value most for his or her personal life. Capabilities are in Sen's vocabulary therefore the real freedoms people have or the opportunities available to them. In this paper we examine the impact of capabilities…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Well Being, Altruism, Human Capital
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Sung, Connie; Muller, Veronica R.; Ditchman, Nicole; Phillips, Brian; Chan, Fong – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2013
This study examined the impact of positive psychological traits (positive coping, self-efficacy, and self-esteem) on the relationship between seizure severity and life satisfaction among individuals with epilepsy. Hierarchical regression analysis and correlation techniques were used to test a hypothesized tri-mediation model of life satisfaction…
Descriptors: Coping, Self Efficacy, Self Esteem, Correlation
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Locatelli, Sara M.; Kluwe, Katharina; Bryant, Fred B. – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2012
Studies have found that general use of Facebook influences subjective well-being. However, fewer studies have explored the impact of specific use behaviors, such as information posted in status updates. The current study uses data collected from 251 Facebook-using undergraduate students through an online survey, and examines the valence and…
Descriptors: College Students, Web 2.0 Technologies, Web Sites, Social Networks
Rinn, Anne N.; Bishop, James – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2015
What happens when a gifted child grows up? Despite a slew of provocative book titles regarding gifted adults in the mainstream media, and the inclusion of the notion of giftedness among adults in the definition of giftedness proposed by Subotnik, Olszewski-Kubilius, and Worrell, there is a limited amount of research that has examined the gifted…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Gifted, Adults, Classification
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Jongbloed, Janine – European Educational Research Journal, 2018
This study examines the impact of post-secondary education on the well-being of Europeans, comparing single-item hedonic and multi-dimensional eudaimonic models of well-being, operationalized as 'satisfaction with life' (SWL) and 'flourishing'. The results indicate that the impact of education varies significantly when well-being is defined from…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Well Being, Vocational Education, Comparative Analysis
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Kirdök, Oguzhan; Bölükbasi, Ayten – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
The aim of this study is to examine whether career adaptability and career adaptability subscales of senior undergraduates could predict subjective well-being. The research was a descriptive correlational study which was conducted on 310 senior students (173 women, 137 men) in a state-funded university on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey and…
Descriptors: College Seniors, Vocational Adjustment, Well Being, Correlation
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Deserno, Marie K.; Borsboom, Denny; Begeer, Sander; Geurts, Hilde M. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2017
Given the heterogeneity of autism spectrum disorder, an important limitation of much autism spectrum disorder research is that outcome measures are statistically modeled as separate dependent variables. Often, their multivariate structure is either ignored or treated as a nuisance. This study aims to lift this limitation by applying network…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Well Being, Network Analysis
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Akyurek, Gokcen; Kars, Sinem; Bumin, Gonca – Journal of Education and Learning, 2018
There are 12.5 million people with disabilities in Turkey according to the research conducted in recent years. It is an unquestionable fact that attitudes and behaviors towards people with disabilities. Their lives and harmony with the society describe social interactions. The awareness and attitudes of health professionals towards people with…
Descriptors: Occupational Therapy, Well Being, Foreign Countries, Measures (Individuals)
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González-Rico, Pablo; Carvalho, Vânia Sofia; Chambel, Maria José; Guerrero, Eloísa – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
University workers have been marginalized in efforts to establish well-being at work and well-being outside the workplace. To date, no studies analyzing well-being have distinguished between teaching and research academic staff (TRAS) from the service and administrative staff (SAS). The purpose of this paper is to contribute to the promotion of…
Descriptors: Well Being, Health Promotion, Universities, Professional Personnel
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Mosca, Joseph B.; Buzza, John – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2013
Clothing is an essential element of our daily lives that is basically an expression of who we are. People shop to buy clothing for a variety of reasons, such as enjoyment and socialization. It is fundamental that participating in social activities and life satisfaction are related to well-being. Our well-being is influenced by education, income,…
Descriptors: Clothing, Student Attitudes, Teacher Student Relationship, Teacher Characteristics
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