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Setari, Anthony Philip – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The purpose of this study was to construct a holistic education school evaluation tool using Montessori Erdkinder principles, and begin the validation process of examining the proposed tool. This study addresses a vital need in the holistic education community for a school evaluation tool. The tool construction process included using Erdkinder…
Descriptors: Holistic Approach, Montessori Method, Test Bias, Item Response Theory
Deaver, Patricia Ann – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this quantitative correlational research was to examine to what degree a relationship exists between the frequency of participation in Title I public school mentoring programs and the mentored student's self-esteem among fourth and fifth-grade students in two southeastern elementary schools. Social learning and development take on…
Descriptors: Correlation, Student Participation, Mentors, Self Esteem
Dubuisson-Myllymaki, Chantal – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This qualitative research study was conducted to gain insight into the coparenting experiences of African American fathers and their journey towards their educational goals. Another objective was to build on the current trends that acknowledge the increase of single father households and to provide insight into the challenges and successes of…
Descriptors: One Parent Family, African Americans, Fathers, Child Rearing
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Walker, Kay – Journal of Navajo Education, 1996
Maslow's theory of a hierarchy of needs is used to analyze Navajo youths' struggles for identity, fulfillment, and self-esteem. Answers to the challenges of substance abuse, violence, and gang membership are offered based upon George Bearden's eight-step plan, which stresses the importance of understanding human needs to perceive and transform…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, High Risk Students, Juvenile Gangs
Hoffman, Edward – Training, 1988
Discusses Abraham Maslow's influential managerial ideas, his theory of enlightened management, and his Hierarchy of Needs, and clarifies his views. (JOW)
Descriptors: Administration, Motivation, Personality
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James, Adrienne Brant; Renville, Tammy – Reclaiming Children and Youth, 2012
As Natives have assumed increasing authority and responsibility for tribal and federally funded and administered schools, a more balanced and enlightened view is emerging. Notable among these events is the recognition of the critical need to shift emphasis to the untapped heritage of more recently recognized and acknowledged Native American…
Descriptors: American Indians, American Indian Education, Child Rearing, Child Development
Sanentz, Shahe – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The purpose of this research is to understand the information seeking and information utilization behaviors of Armenian-English adult bilinguals, while paying particular attention to the contextual and experiential as well as to the affective and motivational aspects involved. At a meta-theoretical level, the study is rooted primarily in the…
Descriptors: Information Seeking, Bilingualism, Indo European Languages, English (Second Language)
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Hubbs, Hugh – History and Social Science Teacher, 1978
Explains how Abraham Maslow's theory of the hierarchy of human needs can explain the success of medieval society which lasted 300 years. Based on sequential fulfillment of physical needs, security, affiliation, esteem, and self-fulfillment, the model can also illustrate how modern governments satisfy citizens' needs. (AV)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, History Instruction, Human Living, Medieval History
Furushima, Dawn M. F. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This qualitative study was a life history multiple case study investigating the issue of student retention at community colleges in Hawai'i using oral interviewing as a primary method of data collection. The purpose of the current study was to investigate what role motivation played in a student's decision to persist at a community college in…
Descriptors: Two Year College Students, Student Motivation, Case Studies, Interviews
Nodoushan, Mohammad Ali Salmani; Pashapour, Arezou – Journal of Educational Technology, 2016
The current study sought to critically address the practice of rituals of distinction in nation-wide educational milieus to see if such practices can produce generations of underdeveloped and deprived learners. Data were collected over a course of two years from North Korea, Pakistan, Zimbabwe, Venezuela, and Somalia. A total of 419 teachers,…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Videoconferencing, Taxonomy, Qualitative Research
Walker, Lemanski Chante' – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this qualitative study was to describe and explore American male elementary teachers' perceptions on factors that contribute to decisions to remain in or exit the teaching field, specifically elementary education. Ten African American male elementary teachers participated in the study. The theory from this study was the…
Descriptors: African American Teachers, Males, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
Hanford, Jennifer – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The purpose of this quantitative, correlational research study was to develop an understanding of the relationship between the quality of school climate and connectedness as perceived by 3rd- to 5th-grade students and their teachers, and the level and of reading achievement of 3rd- to 5th-grade students in one district in the Northwestern United…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Educational Environment, Student School Relationship, Reading Achievement
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Zeb, Aurang; Qasim, Khamsa – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2015
This article is an attempt to study the concept of "Khudi" in Iqbal's "The Secrets of the Self" not only on theoretical grounds but also on account of its poetic expression. This research article focuses upon Iqbal's inventive doctrine of the self; and all the subsequent works of Iqbal supplemented and further refined this…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Religious Factors, Spiritual Development, Psychological Needs
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Simmons, Nicola – International Journal for Academic Development, 2011
Although there are programs to prepare doctoral students for "how" to teach in post-secondary education, the neophyte academic must still adjust to the specific context of a new position. This transition is often characterized by multiple adjustments and corresponding anxiety of moving from the familiar role of graduate student to a new…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, College Faculty, Beginning Teachers
Charnofsky, Stan – 1985
Counseling for recovery from divorce may be significantly enhanced if a general model of emotional health/deficiency can be applied. This article introduces an amalgam of Erik Erikson's developmental stages and Abraham Maslow's motivational hierarchy as a means of understanding the rigors of marital dissolution. The paradigm promotes client…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Counseling Theories, Divorce, Individual Needs
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