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Lei, Jiang; Lin, Yuewu – English Language Teaching, 2018
Mediation theory facilitates teachers and students to tackle the barriers in English teaching and learning process. It offers a sound systematic theoretical fort on which teachers could rely, redefines teachers' roles and functionings in the process of learners' cognitive development and growing self-regulations. The famous psychologist Lev…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Language Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Quilliam, Claire; Bigby, Christine; Douglas, Jacinta – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
Background: Group home frontline staff have a critical role in implementing service policies, yet research typically examines implementation issues from an organisational perspective. The aim of this study was to explore the self-perception of frontline staff about their role in group homes for people with intellectual disability. Method:…
Descriptors: Group Homes, Employee Attitudes, Intellectual Disability, Program Implementation
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Tzafilkou, Katerina; Protogeros, Nicolaos; Karagiannidis, Charalampos; Koumpis, Adamantios – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
This paper addresses the role of gender in End-User Development (EUD) environments and examines whether there are gender differences in performance and in correlations between performance and a set of behavioral attributes. Based on a review of the most prominent EUD-related behavioral Human Computer Interaction (HCI) theories, and the influence…
Descriptors: Sex Role, Correlation, Performance Based Assessment, Gender Differences
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Jaeger, Martin; Adair, Desmond – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2018
The impact of transitioning from an engineering diploma programme to an engineering degree programme for engineering students within the socio-economic context of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries is still limited to anecdotal evidence. The purpose of this study is to utilise the Self-efficacy theory, Expectancy-Value Theory and the…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Self Efficacy, Academic Achievement, Gender Differences
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Al-Rsa'i, Mohammed – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2018
This study aims to examine Ibn Rushd perceptions in terms of Knowledge and reflection thereof on his educational philosophy. This study reached at a conclusion that Ibn Rushd partaking had its important role in framing the Knowledge theory and maintain it away from deviations and in the same time originated much jurisprudences starting from…
Descriptors: Literature, Educational Philosophy, Human Body, Self Concept
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Chavez, Carolyn I.; Gomez, Claudia; Valenzuela, Marcus; Perera, Yasanthi B. – Management Teaching Review, 2017
This article describes an exercise that allows students to experience and understand the importance of perception in leader emergence. Based on implicit leadership theories, this exercise asks students to provide one another with anonymous feedback about what extent they exhibit various trait-based leader behaviors. This exercise, which can be…
Descriptors: Leaders, Leadership Training, Feedback (Response), Teaching Methods
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van Dinther, Mart; Dochy, Filip; Segers, Mien; Braeken, Johan – Educational Studies, 2014
The purpose of this study was to provide insight into the interplay between student perceptions of competence-based assessment and student self-efficacy, and how this influences student learning outcomes. Results reveal that student perceptions of the form authenticity aspect and the quality feedback aspect of assessment do predict student…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Self Efficacy, Outcomes of Education, Prediction
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Wang, Xueli; Sun, Ning; Wagner, Brit; Nachman, Brett – Teachers College Record, 2019
Background: Two-year colleges are uniquely positioned to diversify science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education. Yet limited existing scholarship sheds light on how 2-year college students view themselves as learners as they experience STEM courses and programs. An in-depth and nuanced understanding of 2-year college STEM…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Two Year College Students, Student Attitudes, STEM Education
Wilkinson, Julie Ann – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This descriptive qualitative study investigated the experiences of novice assistant principals regarding how participation in a Grow-Your-Own leadership program influenced their self-efficacy to fulfill their administrative duties in one Southwestern U.S. state. Social learning theory, situated learning theory, and self-efficacy theory provided…
Descriptors: Beginning Principals, Assistant Principals, Qualitative Research, Experience
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Zhang, Jinguang; Reid, Scott A. – Human Communication Research, 2013
The public expression of opinions (and related communicative activities) hinges upon the perception of opinion consensus. Current explanations for opinion consensus perceptions typically focus on egocentric and other biases, rather than functional cognitions. Using self-categorization theory we showed that opinion consensus perceptions flow from…
Descriptors: Public Opinion, Mass Media Effects, Models, Social Behavior
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Bower, Gregory; O'Connor, Johnny; Harris, Sandra; Frick, Ed – Education Leadership Review, 2018
Twelve veteran teachers in Texas were interviewed for this qualitative study, to explore their perception of the influence of emotional intelligence on the success of campus leaders in a mid-sized, rural school district in East Texas. Five research questions framed in the context of Daniel Goleman's theory of emotional intelligence, guided this…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Experienced Teachers, Public School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Kruger, Louis J.; Li, Chieh; Kimble, Edward; Ruah, Rachel; Stoianov, Diana; Krishnan, Kalyani – Urban Review: Issues and Ideas in Public Education, 2016
This qualitative study explored the perceived psychological impact of repeated failures on a high school exit examination (HSEE). We interviewed eight self-identified English language learners (ELLs), whose ages ranged from 20 to 29. All participants were attending tutoring HSEE programs at urban community colleges in New England. Using a modified…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Psychological Patterns, Academic Failure, Exit Examinations
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Catalano, Hannah Priest; Knowlden, Adam P.; Sharma, Manoj; Franzidis, Alexia – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2016
Although college-aged women are at high risk for human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, many college women remain unvaccinated against HPV. Testing health behavior theory can assist sexuality educators in identifying behavioral antecedents to promote behavior change within an intervention. The purpose of this pilot study was to utilize social…
Descriptors: Pilot Projects, Social Cognition, Social Theories, College Students
Cadet, Myriam Jean – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This study investigated the relationship between readiness to learn and self-efficacy among newly enrolled BSN students in an online program. A sample of 27 students completed the 45-item Test of Online Learning Success (ToOLS) and 10-item General Self Efficacy (GSE) scales via Survey Monkey. Knowles' (1980) adult learning theory and Bandura's…
Descriptors: Readiness, Self Efficacy, Nursing Students, Online Courses
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Baker, James P.; Clark-Gordon, Cathlin V.; Myers, Scott A. – Communication Education, 2019
Guided by emotional response theory, this study examined how students' emotional responses mediated the relationship between their instructors' dramatic teaching behaviors (i.e., humor, self-disclosure, narrative) and their approach-avoidance behaviors (i.e., oral in-class participation, out-of-class communication, classroom citizenship…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Teacher Behavior, Teaching Methods, Humor
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