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Chan, Kan Kan – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2015
Even though dynamic geometry software (DGS) is becoming an emergent instructional tool for mathematics teachers, many teachers are still in the process of consideration about whether to use it. In order to encourage teachers to use DGS, this study seeks to discover mathematics teachers' salient beliefs about the use of DGS in mathematics class.…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Geometry
Johnson, David P. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The education sector is at high risk for information security (InfoSec) breaches and in need of improved security practices. Achieving data protections cannot be through technical means alone. Addressing the human behavior factor is required. Security education, training, and awareness (SETA) programs are an effective method of addressing human…
Descriptors: Information Security, Behavior, Intention, Behavior Theories
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Kelly, Jennifer Rebecca; Abel, Troy D. – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2012
The intent of this study was to explore how experiential education fosters ecological or environmental citizenship. In this context, we investigated the impact of international environmental service-learning in a college course. Specifically our research question was does environmental service-learning have an effect on ecological citizenship?…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ecology, Service Learning, Environmental Education
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Belgrave, Faye Z.; Nguyen, Anh B.; Johnson, Jessica L.; Hood, Kristina – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2011
Prosocial behavior and aggression among children and adolescents are important indicators of social and interpersonal competence. The goal of this study was to investigate whether there are different prototypes among African American adolescents that can help explain prosocial and aggressive (relational and overt) behaviors. Also of interest was…
Descriptors: Prosocial Behavior, Aggression, Early Adolescents, Multivariate Analysis
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Lewis, Todd F.; Clemens, Elysia – Journal of College Counseling, 2008
The Alcohol and Other Drug survey (adapted from D. Thombs, 1999) was administered to 235 undergraduates at a southeastern university to assess the influence that gender-specific normative perceptions have on 2 substance abuse patterns. Multiple regression analyses confirmed that gender-specific normative beliefs accounted for variance in alcohol…
Descriptors: College Students, Substance Abuse, Marijuana, Drinking
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Chipidza, Wallace; Green, Gina; Riemenschneider, Cindy – Information Systems Education Journal, 2016
Research utilizing the Theory of Planned Behavior to understand behavior should first elicit beliefs about the phenomenon from the target population. In order to understand the reasons why students choose to major or not major in Management Information Systems (MIS), we elicited beliefs from 136 students attending university in the United States…
Descriptors: Management Information Systems, Beliefs, Questionnaires, Course Selection (Students)
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Myklestad, Ingri; Rise, Jostein – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2008
This paper examines the socio-cognitive processes underlying intentions to use condoms and contraceptive pills, using the Theory of Planned Behaviour extended with prototypes in a group of young Norwegian adolescents. The data are derived from a questionnaire survey comprising all pupils in Grade Nine at three schools in Oslo (n = 196). Using…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Self Efficacy, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Adolescents
Brackins, Lakesha L. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This quantitative study examined the relationship between principals' espoused beliefs and their actions as educational leaders. Principals in the state of Alabama were invited to participate in the study. A researcher created survey was used to determine if the principals' self-reported instructional and transformational actions were related to…
Descriptors: Principals, Instructional Leadership, Administrator Behavior, Administrator Attitudes
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Hsiao, Kuo-Lun – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2012
Although videoconferencing software and equipment have been widely used in enterprises and education in recent year, few past studies experimentally examined the factors influencing users' continuous intention to attend one-to-some online courses via videoconferencing software in distance learning. In order to provide researchers with a better…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Online Courses, Videoconferencing
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Wang, Lijuan – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2013
This study describes the beliefs of Physical Education (PE) teachers regarding Teaching Games for Understanding (TGfU) based on the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB). Twenty PE teachers participated in this study. Data collection consisted of a survey on demographic data and semistructured interviews. The research results indicate that the teachers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education Teachers, Beliefs, Games
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Bailey, Christopher A.; Ostrov, Jamie M. – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2008
The purpose of this study was to extend the current literature on forms (i.e., physical and relational) and functions (i.e., proactive and reactive) of participants' cognitions and beliefs about aggressive behavior. Participants included an ethnically diverse group of emerging adults (N = 165; M = 19.05 years; SD = 1.55) and completed a battery of…
Descriptors: Aggression, Gender Differences, Beliefs, Schemata (Cognition)
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Coleman, Marilyn; Ganong, Lawrence – International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 2008
The aims of this study were: (a) to examine general perceptions of filial obligations toward sharing housing with older parents and stepparents; and (b) to assess the effects of selected contextual factors on those normative beliefs. A national sample of 579 men and 582 women (mean age = 44.6, SD = 17.2) responded to a multiple segment factorial…
Descriptors: Housing Needs, Family Relationship, Social Attitudes, Responsibility
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Smith, Matthew Lee; Wilson, Kelly; Menn, Mindy; Pulczinski, Jairus C. – Journal of School Health, 2014
Background: Intrapersonal and external factors, including social pressures and the desire for acceptance from peers, influence sexual activity among adolescents. This study examined how personal characteristics, risky behaviors, normative beliefs, household factors, and engagement in extracurricular activities were related to high school freshman…
Descriptors: Correlation, High School Freshmen, Sex, Sex Education
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Vigna-Taglianti, Federica D.; Galanti, Maria Rosaria; Burkhart, Gregor; Caria, Maria Paola; Vadrucci, Serena; Faggiano, Fabrizio – New Directions for Youth Development, 2014
The EU-Dap study aimed to develop and evaluate a school-based curriculum for the prevention of substance use among young people. The school curriculum, "Unplugged," is based on social influence approach and addresses social and personal skills, knowledge, and normative beliefs. It consists of 12 one-hour interactive sessions delivered by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Substance Abuse, Prevention, Intervention
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Stigler, Melissa Harrell; Perry, Cheryl L.; Smolenski, Derek; Arora, Monika; Reddy, K. Srinath – Health Education & Behavior, 2011
This article presents the results of a mediation analysis of Project MYTRI (Mobilizing Youth for Tobacco Related Initiatives in India), a randomized, controlled trial of a multiple-component, school-based tobacco prevention program for sixth- to ninth-graders (n = 14,085) in Delhi and Chennai, India. A mediation analysis identifies "how"…
Descriptors: Intervention, Student Attitudes, Smoking, Self Efficacy
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