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Bong, Mimi; Cho, Catherine; Ahn, Hyun Seon; Kim, Hye Jin – Journal of Educational Research, 2012
The authors examined whether self-concept, self-efficacy, and self-esteem show differential predictive utility for academic achievement across age groups and domains. More specifically, the relationships of 3 self-constructs with achievement were examined in mathematics for elementary school students and mathematics and language arts for middle…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Self Efficacy, Language Arts, Foreign Countries
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Kesici, Sahin; Erdogan, Ahmet – Education, 2010
The purpose of this study is to clarify whether middle school students' mathematics anxiety differentiates or not, according to their low and high achievement motivation and their level of self-esteem stemming from social comparison. This study also aims to clarify the effects of these two variables on mathematics anxiety. The study groups were…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Low Achievement, High Achievement, Grade 8
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Kim, Tae-Young; Kim, Youngmi; Kim, Ji-Young – Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 2017
The purpose of the study is to explore the structural relationships among second language (L2) proficiency and the constructs of L2 learners' resilience, motivation, and demotivation. A total of 869 undergraduate students in South Korea participated in the study. The data were analyzed by means of factor analysis, correlations, and structural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Second Language Learning, Student Motivation
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Phillips Reichter, Alison; Weiss, Maureen R. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2019
Purpose: The purposes of the present study were to (a) compare context-specific conceptions of friendship quality in youth sport and music, and (b) determine how friendship quality is related to motivational beliefs in sport and music. Method: Adolescents (N = 366; M[subscript age] = 12.9, SD = 1.0) who were involved in both organized sport and…
Descriptors: Friendship, Athletics, Adolescent Attitudes, Self Esteem
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Lake, Vickie E.; Beisly, Amber H. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2019
Dual language learners (DLLs) represent one of the fastest growing populations in classrooms, and yet many teachers are monolingual and not trained in English as a Second Language. Many teachers strive to create an anti-bias classroom that puts goals of diversity and equity at the center of all that they do, but are unsure of effective strategies…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Translation, Native Speakers, English (Second Language)
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Wentao, Chen; Jinyu, Zhang; Zhonggen, Yu – International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 2016
English for Library Science is an essential course for students to command comprehensive scope of library knowledge. This study aims to compare the learning outcomes, gender differences and affective factors in the environments of blended and traditional learning. Around one thousand participants from one university were randomly selected to…
Descriptors: Library Science, Affective Objectives, Blended Learning, Outcomes of Education
Leblanc, Nadine L. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The purpose of this narrative inquiry was to explore the lived experiences of college-educated, immigrant women from the Caribbean in their quest for professional advancement in educational leadership roles in the United States. There were six participants for this study who were selected based on convenience, purposeful, and criterion sampling.…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Females, Leadership Role, Acculturation
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Foster, E. Michael; Jenkins, Jade V. Marcus – American Educational Research Journal, 2017
This article reconsiders the association between childhood arts participation and cognitive and developmental outcomes. Using data from a large, nationally representative sample with extensive covariates, we employ propensity score weighting to adjust comparisons of children who do and do not participate in arts education (music and performing…
Descriptors: Student Participation, Music Activities, Theater Arts, Art Education
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Kaur, Amrita; Noman, Mohammad; Nordin, Hasniza – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2017
As classrooms become increasingly diverse in higher education, educators are emphasising inclusive practices in teaching and learning to accommodate the needs of diverse learners. There is also an emerging need for an inclusive approach in assessment for accessibility, opportunity, relevance and engagement. This study, using design-based research…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Faculty, Student Diversity, College Students
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Harrington, David M.; Chin-Newman, Christina S. – Creativity Research Journal, 2017
This exploratory study was designed to expand the field's understanding of talented adolescent visual artists and creative writers and their conscious motivations for engaging in these creative activities. Accordingly, 233 talented high school visual arts (n = 151) and creative writing (n = 82) students were asked to rate the degree to which they…
Descriptors: Artists, Visual Arts, Creative Writing, Authors
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Griffin, Eugena K. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2020
In the 21st century, classrooms within institutions of higher education are increasingly comprised of first-generation and non-traditional age adult students. These students are presented with additional demands that can impact their focus and dedication to academic responsibility. This article describes specific psychosocial techniques that aided…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Nontraditional Students, Teaching Methods
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Roy, Michael M.; Devroop, Karendra; Getz, Laura – Music Education Research, 2015
In the spring of 2009, we started a concert band programme at a high school in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. In the fall of 2011, we returned to the school to measure the impact of participating in a concert band on the students' attitude and outlook. During our initial and return visits, we measured feelings of self-esteem, optimism, positive…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Music Education, Self Esteem, Positive Attitudes
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Erturan-Ilker, Gökçe – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2014
Using Self Determination as a framework, the purpose of the study was to examine the relationships between basic psychological needs, motivational regulations, self-esteem, subjective vitality, and social physique anxiety in physical education. One thousand and eighty two high school students aged between 14 and 19 [mean (M) = 15.89 ± 0.95 years]…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Well Being, Student Motivation, Psychological Needs
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Akande, Adebowale – Social Indicators Research, 2009
How is the cultural construct of individualism-collectivism related to self-esteem? This is a complex and challenging proposition. Self-esteem (i.e., a person's global, evaluative view of his/her self), has resisted unequivocal definition or clear operationalization. There is a substantial literature on self-esteem hypothesis which may be stated…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Self Esteem, Statistical Analysis, Correlation
Henman, Karen – ProQuest LLC, 2010
During the early grades, female students generally display enthusiasm for learning science. As these same students go though school, however, their level of motivation changes. Once female students reach high school, many lack the confidence to take chemistry and physics. Then, in college they lack the background necessary to major in chemistry,…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Student Attitudes, Grade 7, Grade 6
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