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Johnson, Marcus L.; Taasoobshirazi, Gita; Kestler, Jessica L.; Cordova, Jackie R. – Educational Psychology, 2015
We tested a theoretical model of college students' ratings of messengers of resilience and models of resilience, students' own perceived resilience, regulatory strategy use and achievement. A total of 116 undergraduates participated in this study. The results of a path analysis indicated that ratings of models of resilience had a direct effect on…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Undergraduate Students, Models, Academic Achievement
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Woodland, Malcolm H. – Urban Education, 2016
While after-school programs are plentiful, they are often developed arbitrarily with little attention given to theoretical underpinnings that may inform program interventions. In this article, after-school programs are situated in resilience theory as protective factors, which encourage resilience among young Black males and other urban youth. The…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Males, Urban Youth, African Americans
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Rautiainen, Riitta; Räty, Hannu; Kasanen, Kati – Educational Studies, 2015
This study set out to examine parents' and teachers' perceptions of children's educational resilience. As expected, the parents attributed greater levels of educational resilience to their children than did the teachers. However, both the parents and teachers assessed the sixth graders' educational resilience as higher than that of the third…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Parent Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Academic Achievement
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Yew, Wan Ping; Siau, Ching Sin; Kwong, Su Fong – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2017
This study examined the relationship between level of parentification and resilience among students with clinical and nonclinical aspirations in Malaysia. A total of 419 college students were surveyed using the Parentification Questionnaire (Jurkovic & Thirkield, 1998) and Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale (Connor & Davidson, 2003). Results…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), College Students, Student Surveys, Questionnaires
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Turner, Michelle; Holdsworth, Sarah; Scott-Young, Christina M. – Higher Education Research and Development, 2017
While measures of resilience have been applied in university settings, progress has been hindered by the lack of a consistent measure of resilience. Additionally, results from these measures cannot be easily translated into practical curriculum-based initiatives which support resilience development. Resilience is linked to student mental health…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Academic Persistence, Resilience (Psychology)
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Allan, John F.; McKenna, Jim; Dominey, Susan – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2014
University inductees may be increasingly vulnerable to stressors during transition into higher education (HE), requiring psychological resilience to achieve academic success. This study aimed to profile inductees' resilience and to investigate links to prospective end of year academic outcomes. Scores for resilience were based on a validated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, College Students, Rating Scales
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Bowles, Terry; Arnup, Jessica L. – Australian Educational Researcher, 2016
This research is an investigation of the link between adaptive functioning and resilience in early career teachers (ECT). Resilience is considered an important capability of teachers and research has shown that teachers who are resourceful, demonstrate agency and develop positive management strategies overcome adversity. In this research, we aim…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Resilience (Psychology), Correlation, Beginning Teachers
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Stack-Cutler, Holly L.; Parrila, Rauno K.; Torppa, Minna – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2015
We assessed the impact of intrapersonal and interpersonal resilience, persistence, and number of difficulties in addition to reading problems on life satisfaction (general, social, and self) and academic achievement. A total of 120 adults with reading difficulties who either were completing a university degree or were recent graduates responded to…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, Reading Difficulties, Adult Literacy, Resilience (Psychology)
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Ying, Liuhua; Wang, Yanli; Lin, Chongde; Chen, Chuansheng – School Psychology International, 2016
The current study examined the longitudinal association between posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms and posttraumatic growth (PTG) as well as the moderating role of trait resilience in that association. Participants completed measures of PTSD symptoms, PTG, and trait resilience at 12, 18, and 24 months after the Wenchuan earthquake.…
Descriptors: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Resilience (Psychology), Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Correlation
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Beltman, Susan; Mansfield, Caroline F.; Harris, Annabelle – School Psychology International, 2016
Teacher resilience is associated with positive student outcomes and plays an important role in teacher retention and well-being. School ecologies can enable the resilience of teachers, with prior research illustrating the importance of supportive colleagues, strong leadership, and positive school culture. There is limited research, however,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Psychologists, Role, Resilience (Psychology)
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Kajbafnezhad, Hadi; Khaneh Keshi, Ali – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2015
The aim of this study was to predict psychological resilience by psychological well-being and its components. The research sample consisted of 216 girl students who were selected through multistage random sampling. The data were collected by implementing psychological resilience and psychological well-being questionnaire and analyzed by using…
Descriptors: Prediction, Resilience (Psychology), Well Being, Mental Health
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Eisenberg, Daniel; Lipson, Sarah Ketchen; Posselt, Julie – New Directions for Student Services, 2016
This chapter describes why resilience and mental health deserve more attention in efforts to increase student retention. The chapter offers practical suggestions for campus administrators and others.
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), School Holding Power, Mental Health, Administrators
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Lin, Kuan-Ling Olivia – International Journal of Emotional Education, 2016
It is important to foster resilience in early childhood as this quality is, according to this author, "an individual's progressing development to adjust to life difficulties." This narrative study provides a cultural perspective by investigating a Taiwanese context and shifts the attention to preschoolers' resilience development in both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Children, Resilience (Psychology), Story Telling
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Isaacs, Albert J. – Journal of Research in Education, 2014
The purpose of this investigation was to determine the difference in the levels of resilience characteristics between male and female deans within a state university system. Resilience is the ability to operate in a changing environment while consistently maintaining one's effectiveness. This quantitative study utilized the survey, Personal…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Deans, Resilience (Psychology), State Universities
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Hayhurst, Jill; Hunter, John A.; Kafka, Sarah; Boyes, Mike – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2015
The present study sought to examine the potential for resilience to be enhanced in a group of youth participating in a developmental voyage, and to identify the factors that contribute to increased resilience following the voyage. Two studies are reported. Study 1 revealed that voyage participants experienced increased resilience over the course…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Youth Programs, Adventure Education, Performance Factors
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