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Diaz, Abby T. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This researcher seeks to answer the following question: How did two elementary Title I schools, identified as "high performing" on the first Smarter Balanced assessment, address elements of Maslow's hierarchy of needs when developing school-wide initiatives to enhance student achievement? Many students in Title I schools face barriers to…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Schools, Elementary School Students, Academic Achievement, Student Needs
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Frame, Douglas – Interchange, 1996
Reviews Maslow's hierarchy of needs and characterization of the self-actualizing personality, suggesting that since few people meet his self-actualization criteria, an educational system designed to produce such personalities may fail, with teachers attending only to the hierarchy's lower stages (self-esteem and self-actualization) which dilutes…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Educational Theories, Elementary School Students
Anzalotta, Jaime – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Members of the LGBT community have historically been victims of marginalization and alienation to various degrees. Incidents such as the Stonewall Riots, pride marches, and manifestos, among others, have served as a way for the LGBTQ community to attempt to take a stand against the systems in place that perpetuate inequality. Factors such as…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Victims
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Groves, David L.; And Others – Social Behavior and Personality, 1975
Since its development, Maslow's need hierarchy has been criticized and applauded. This investigation was undertaken to explore a modification of the upper levels of the need hierarchy based upon the application of power, competition, and achievement to self, as well as the concept of "other directed." (Author)
Descriptors: Counseling Theories, Identification (Psychology), Individual Development, Maturation
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Kroth, Michael – Journal of Industrial Teacher Education, 2007
Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs is often used as an example of motivational theory in both practitioner and scholarly journals, yet considerable motivational research is being conducted that is not widely known, nor applied in practical settings. This paper summarizes several of those lines of inquiry and suggests applications for career and technical…
Descriptors: Motivation, Vocational Education, Models, Motivation Techniques
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Liu, Xiaoqin – International Journal of Higher Education, 2016
The paper finds out poor engagement in business English training program prevents adult learners at College of Continuing Education of Guangdong University of Foreign Studies from improving their communication skills. PBL (Project-Based Learning) is proposed to motivate adult learners to get involved with learning a lot. Based on the perspective…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Active Learning, Student Projects, Business English
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Eggerth, Donald E.; Flynn, Michael A. – Journal of Career Development, 2012
Blustein mapped career decision making onto Maslow's model of motivation and personality and concluded that most models of career development assume opportunities and decision-making latitude that do not exist for many individuals from low income or otherwise disadvantaged backgrounds. Consequently, Blustein argued that these models may be of…
Descriptors: Vocational Adjustment, Immigrants, Hispanic Americans, Work Experience
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Adler, Seymour – International Migration Review, 1977
In this paper the need hierarchy theory of Abraham Maslow is used to describe stages in the adjustment process of new immigrants. This notion is developed and applied to interpreting some longitudinal data on the changing needs of immigrants to Israel during the first two years after their arrival. (Author/GC)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Immigrants, Individual Needs, Migration
White, Charles M. – 1980
Implications of Maslow's Need Hierarchy are considered in this paper, along with possible qualifications to the suggested structure and potential effects of superimposing relative deprivation theory onto the hierarchy as an approach to adult education. The interfacing of needs and alternative structurings is discussed in terms of two theories: (1)…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Learning, Adults
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Basford, Letitia; Lewis, Joe; Trout, Muffet – Urban Review: Issues and Ideas in Public Education, 2021
The school-to-prison pipeline is a theoretical construct that explains how disproportionate discipline and exclusionary punishment of Black and Brown students ultimately pushes youth out of mainstream schools and into the criminal justice system (Basford and Lewis in From education to incarceration: dismantling the school to prison pipeline, Peter…
Descriptors: African American Students, Minority Group Students, Disproportionate Representation, Discipline
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Bates, Claire; Terry, Louise; Popple, Keith – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2017
Background: Love is important aspect of life, including to people with learning disabilities both historically and more recently. Participants value the companionship, support and social status associated with a partner. Relationships are considered mechanisms to meet certain needs including feeling loved, company, intimacy and enabling…
Descriptors: Intimacy, Interpersonal Relationship, Hermeneutics, Phenomenology
Strong, Lisa L.; Fiebert, Martin S. – 1985
Past studies which have examined need levels have identified individuals as functioning at specific need levels without an adequate assessment of the intensity of each need or a clear comparison with other need levels. To address these issues, a self-report inventory using a modified paired comparison format was developed to assess need potencies…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Comparative Analysis, Higher Education
Hier, Danielle M. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This research examines the perspectives graduates from a virtual school who are identified as students with disabilities. This research explores this phenomenon through the lens of critical theory, disability theory, school choice theory, critical pedagogy theory and Maslow's theory of a hierarchy of needs. The current research related to online…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, High School Graduates, Attitudes, Virtual Classrooms
Gawel, Joseph E. – 1997
Among the behavioral theories embraced by American business are those of Frederick Herzberg and Abraham Maslow. Herzberg proposed a theory about job factors that motivate employees, and Maslow developed a theory about the rank and satisfaction of human needs and how people pursue those needs. This digest briefly outlines both theories and then…
Descriptors: Career Ladders, Elementary Secondary Education, Industrial Psychology, Job Satisfaction
Nunn, William E. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Student behavior stands out among issues that greatly affect students' success and even teacher job satisfaction. Researchers have created Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) as a system of interventions that can help students improve their behavior and become more successful. This study sought to add to the body of knowledge…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Middle Schools, Discipline, Referral
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