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Jones, Shawn Cecil – Online Submission, 2017
Classroom size, curriculum, and student attendance are all important factors that affect student outcomes, but these factors cannot compare to the classroom teacher's influence on student academic performance. Unfortunately, highly qualified teachers are not equally effective in different school settings. Findings associated with highly effective…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Urban Schools, Suburban Schools, Teacher Characteristics
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Kokkinos, Constantinos M.; Stavropoulos, George; Davazoglou, Aggeliki – Teacher Development, 2016
The Stressors about Practicum Inventory, a self-report measure of perceived stressors about the practicum, was designed to provide those responsible for the training of primary school teachers with an informative, inexpensive and psychometrically sound tool. The present study describes the development and validation of the 94-item inventory in a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Teachers, Practicums, Stress Variables
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Robins, Tamara G.; Roberts, Rachel M.; Sarris, Aspa – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
Burnout is a significant problem in the workplace and recent research suggests burnout is also a growing concern for students. This study aimed to explore the transition from study to work, including exploring the impact of student burnout on work burnout. Australian health profession students (T1, n = 86; T2, n = 86; T3, n = 57) from the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Burnout, Predictor Variables, College Graduates
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Smidt, Wilfried – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2015
Academic success in early childhood teacher education is important because it provides a foundation for occupational development in terms of professional competence, the quality of educational practices, as well as career success. Consequently, identifying factors that can explain differences in academic success is an important research task.…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Predictor Variables, Academic Achievement, Success
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Smidt, Wilfried; Roux, Susanna – Early Child Development and Care, 2015
Against the background of theories and research, it is crucial to gather in-depth information about the Big Five personality traits of pedagogues as well as prospective pedagogues. Such information can be attained by comparing them with a cross section of the population. However, there is a research gap concerning the Big Five of early childhood…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Personality Traits, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers
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Bakhtavar, Mohammad; Bayova, Rana – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
The present study aims to investigate the effects of intra-family parameters; educative styles and academic knowledge of parents and their economic condition on teenagers' personality and behavior. The present study is a descriptive survey. The statistical sample of the study included 166 teenage students from Baku, Azerbaijan and 332 of their…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Personality Traits, Parents, Behavior
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Baer, Markus; Oldham, Greg R.; Jacobsohn, Gwendolyn Costa; Hollingshead, Andrea B. – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2008
We examined the possibility that teams composed primarily of individuals with personality characteristics conducive to team creativity (e.g., high extraversion, high openness to experience, low conscientiousness, high neuroticism, low agreeableness) would show synergistic increases in creativity when they experienced high levels of "team creative…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Creativity, Personality, Teamwork
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Monden, Christiaan; Kraaykamp, Gerbert – Social Indicators Research, 2006
In this study we investigate the interrelation between neuroticism, education, smoking and health. Two lines of research are brought together: one studying the relationship between neuroticism and health and the other studying the association between education and health. As lower educated people more often score high on neuroticism, we study the…
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Individuals), Smoking, Neurosis, Health