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Miller, Libbi; Nelson, Frederick Peinado; Phillips, Emy Lopez – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2017
Many reflective experiences focus on aspects of performance in a teaching episode. We assert the need for reflection sooner, prior to student teaching. In this naturalistic study, we examined the reflective thinking of pre-service teachers (PSTs) in an introductory curriculum, instruction, and technology course as they engaged in an online…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Reflection, Communities of Practice, Computer Mediated Communication
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Ra, Jin Suk; Cho, Yoon Hee – Journal of School Nursing, 2017
This study examined psychosocial factors influencing smoking intention in Korean male middle school students. We used a descriptive cross-sectional design, based on the biopsychosocial model, to analyze data from 309 male adolescents aged 14-16 years in middle school. Of the psychological factors examined, stress and risk-taking tendency were…
Descriptors: Smoking, Intention, Health Behavior, Males
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Summers, Ryan; Abd-El-Khalick, Fouad – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 2018
The aim of the present study is to enable future studies into students' attitudes toward science, and related constructs, by developing and validating an instrument suitable for cross-sectional designs. Following a thorough review of the literature it was determined that many extant instruments included design aspects that appeared to be limited…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Student Attitudes, Scientific Attitudes, Test Construction
Yorganci, Serpil – Online Submission, 2016
The goal of the study is to explain the behavioral, normative and control beliefs of vocational college students about their intentions in using worked-example based video podcast (WEBVP) technology in mathematics courses. The research is based on the framework of the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB). It was carried out on 110 students of Computer…
Descriptors: College Students, Mathematics Instruction, College Mathematics, Educational Technology
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Lertpratchya, Alisa P.; Besley, John C.; Zwickle, Adam; Takahashi, Bruno; Whitley, Cameron Thomas – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to assess the effectiveness of higher education institution as a sustainability communication channel. The theory of planned behavior was used to examine the degree to which a student's tenure at a large university with active and visible sustainability initiatives is associated with changes in views about…
Descriptors: College Role, Sustainability, Communication (Thought Transfer), Behavior Theories
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Gewin, Anne Marie; Hoffman, Bobby – Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy, 2016
Adolescent substance abuse is a global problem which educators have sought to address through school-based preventive education. Prior research suggests that cultural sensitivity may mediate program success; however the ideal program composition remains unclear. Thus,the purpose of this review is to identify the cultural variables used in the…
Descriptors: Prevention, Substance Abuse, Program Effectiveness, Cultural Awareness
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Werner, Nicole E.; Grant, Samantha – Social Development, 2009
Prior research has shown that parental social cognitions are associated with child outcomes such as aggression. The goal of this study was to examine mothers' cognitions about relational aggression, and to explore linkages between mothers' attributions and normative beliefs about aggression and children's competence with peers. Participants…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Predictor Variables, Gender Differences, Behavior Standards
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Schüller, Elisabeth M.; Birnbaum, Lisa; Kröner, Stephan – Reading Research Quarterly, 2017
Why should children read in their leisure time? Reading may contribute to the acquisition of reading literacy and may foster integral human development. However, there has been a scarcity of research on determinants of leisure time reading among elementary school students, especially regarding environmental aspects. In this article, the authors…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Reading Motivation, Recreational Reading, Test Construction
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Gendron, Brian P.; Williams, Kirk R.; Guerra, Nancy G. – Journal of School Violence, 2011
The current study examined the relations among self-esteem, approving normative beliefs about bullying, school climate, and bullying perpetration using a large, longitudinal sample of children from elementary, middle, and high school. Self-report surveys were collected at two points in time over the course of 1 year from 7,299 ethnically diverse…
Descriptors: Bullying, Least Squares Statistics, Community Centers, Self Esteem
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Scull, Tracy Marie; Kupersmidt, Janis Beth; Malik, Christina Valerie; Keefe, Elyse Mallory – Journal of American College Health, 2018
Objective: To determine the feasibility of a mobile health (mHealth), media literacy education program, "Media Aware", for improving sexual health outcomes in older adolescent community college students. Participants: 184 community college students (ages 18-19) participated in the study from April-December 2015. Methods: Eight community…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Health Promotion, Literacy Education, Sexuality
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Bunnell, Tristan; Atkinson, Cherry – Journal of Research in International Education, 2020
Volume 2 of this journal included an article (Canterford, 2003) which discussed 'segmented labour markets' in 'international schools'. Using an economics lens, that paper investigated the predominance of British and American educators, concluding that a form of discrimination existed which was driven by demand-side factors. In particular,…
Descriptors: International Schools, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Selection
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Birnbaum, Lisa; Schüller, Elisabeth M.; Kröner, Stephan – Educational Psychology, 2020
While leisure writing may help children to acquire writing skills, it can also be considered as an inherently valuable cultural activity. This study explores how children's beliefs may explain to what extent children are inclined to leisure writing and if there are any gender differences. Building on preliminary scale development work, we analysed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grade 3, Writing Attitudes
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Waasdorp, Tracy Evian; Bradshaw, Catherine P. – School Psychology Review, 2018
Latent class analysis was used to examine whether patterns of bystander responses varied as a function of both student- and school-level characteristics. Data from 18,863 high school students from 58 schools who "ever witnessed bullying" were used to identify five latent classes of bystander behavior. Three of the classes identified…
Descriptors: High School Students, Adolescents, Bullying, Audiences
Devgan, Vipan – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Many organizations recognize employees as great assets in the efforts to reduce risk related to information security. Employee's compliance with information security rules and regulations of organization is the key to strengthening information security. It is crucial for organizations to understand factors affecting technology compliance to…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Compliance (Legal), Information Security, Information Policy
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Powell Sears, Karen – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2021
In the present study, I examined the cultural beliefs and norms that are associated with the help-seeking decisions of abused Black Jamaican and African American women in the United States. I conducted in-depth interviews with 21 women residing in the northeastern and southeastern United States. Thematic analyses revealed that among both groups of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, African Americans, Blacks, Help Seeking
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