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Fort, Isabelle; Murariu, Anca – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2018
We investigated the paths between gender, social support, barriers, coping efficacy, and vocational indecision in the light of social cognitive career theory. A path model was tested with a sample of 203 undergraduates. We expected coping efficacy to partially mediate the paths between career barriers, educational barriers, social support and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Gender Differences, Barriers, Social Support Groups
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Hsu, Jyh-Yih; Chen, Chia-Chen; Ting, Po-Feng – Interactive Learning Environments, 2018
Learning outcomes is mediated by multi-channel learning environment and social engagement. Both factors may play a significant role in understanding motivation to learn in massive open online courses (MOOCs). The goal of this study was twofold: a. to compare behavior intention patterns of traditional e-learning platform and MOOCs participants;…
Descriptors: Large Group Instruction, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Stragier, Jeroen; Mechant, Peter; De Marez, Lieven; Cardon, Greet – Health Education & Behavior, 2018
Purpose: Online fitness communities are a recent phenomenon experiencing growing user bases. They can be considered as online social networks in which recording, monitoring, and sharing of physical activity (PA) are the most prevalent practices. They have added a new dimension to the social experience of PA in which online peers function as…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Physical Activities, Social Media, Social Support Groups
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Asfahani, Ahmed – College Student Journal, 2018
The aim of this study was to assess the role of social support systems for Saudi Arabian students in the United States. A survey was conducted with Saudi sojourners using the Index of Sojourner Social Support (ISSS) instrument and the Ethno-Cultural Identity Conflict Scale (ECIS) (N = 210) and semi-structured interviews (N = 15). Saudi students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Support Groups, Student Surveys, Foreign Students
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Cenkseven-Önder, Fulya – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This study aims to investigate whether the perceived social support and coping styles are predictors of suicide probability by gender. The study was conducted with 445 high schools students, 227 girls, and 218 boys. The participants were aged between 14 and 18, and their average age was 15.90. Data were collected through the "Multidimensional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Support Groups, Coping, Suicide
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Kim, Na-Rae; Kim, Haram J.; Lee, Ki-Hak – Journal of Career Development, 2018
Career paths are no longer linear or predictable due to the instability and dynamic changes occurring in the work environment. Career researchers have acknowledged this trend and emphasized the significance of individuals' actual behaviors in career development. Occupational engagement is an essential behavior that leads to successful and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Support Groups, Work Attitudes, Undergraduate Students
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Popa-Velea, Ovidiu; Pristavu, Carmen Andreea; Ionescu, Claudiu Gabriel; Mihailescu, Alexandra Ioana; Diaconescu, Liliana Veronica – Education Sciences, 2021
This study assessed the learning perception of undergraduate medical students on three types of teaching (classical/online/hybrid), in relation to coping strategies, stress, and social support, in the context of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. Additionally, we explored gender differences and the perceived usefulness of teaching. 201 students (48 men, 153…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Student Attitudes, Conventional Instruction, Blended Learning
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Li, Zhouxing; Li, Jian-Bin – Early Education and Development, 2020
Research Findings: This research investigated the association between job stress and emotional problems (i.e., depressive and anxious symptoms) as well as the mediation effect of self-control and the moderation effect of perceived social support among 118 mainland Chinese in-service kindergarten teachers. Participants took part in a three-wave…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Foreign Countries, Stress Variables, Emotional Problems
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Caligiuri, Paula; DuBois, Cathy L. Z.; Lundby, Kyle; Sinclair, Elizabeth A. – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2020
We tested whether a semester-long classroom experiential activity designed to foster international and domestic student social interaction increases international students' sense of belonging and perceived social support. Two studies were conducted testing the effectiveness of this experiential activity which was based on the theoretical…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, College Freshmen, Graduate Students, Public Colleges
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Tentama, Fatwa; Riskiyana, Eva Riyansha – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2020
Work readiness is an important factor that can determine the quality of prospective graduates and vocational high schools as one of the educational institutions that prepare human resources to need to pay attention to factors that can improve work readiness. This study aimed to empirically examine how social support and self-regulation influence…
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Self Management, Career Readiness, High School Seniors
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Cho, Sugene; Purtell, Kelly M. – Youth & Society, 2020
Combining work while attending college is a common strategy for youth with limited financial means to pursue postsecondary education. However, we know relatively little about the socioeconomic contexts behind the different work and school decisions and whether the meaning of each work and school experience vary by different socioeconomic…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Background, Young Adults, College Attendance, Responsibility
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Diers, Manuela – International Dialogues on Education: Past and Present, 2020
The article presents a recent study on the question of how young people suffering from psychological risks in their environment recreate social support from teachers in their narratives and what kind of role teachers' social support plays for children and young adults living at high risk and for strengthening resilience. It points out that…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Social Support Groups, Teacher Student Relationship, At Risk Students
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Fernandez, Alejandra; Loukas, Alexandra; Golaszewski, Natalie M.; Batanova, Milena; Pasch, Keryn E. – Youth & Society, 2020
Relational victimization can have negative implications for early adolescents; yet, few studies have examined relational victimization among Hispanic early adolescents. This study examined (a) the concurrent associations between relational victimization and depressive symptoms and conduct problems and (b) the moderating roles of three sources of…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Relationship, Victims, Early Adolescents, Hispanic Americans
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Howie, Laura Odell; Troutman-Jordan, Meredith; Newman, Ann M. – Educational Gerontology, 2014
Successful aging has been associated with adequate social support. However, impaired functionality, increased dependence, multiple comorbidities, and reduced social interactions place older assisted living community (ALC) residents at risk for poorer social support and less successful aging. This cross-sectional descriptive study used the revised…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Social Support Groups, Case Studies, Measures (Individuals)
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Solichin, Mohammad Muchlis; Muhlis, Achmad; Ferdiant, Ahmad Ghufran – International Journal of Instruction, 2021
The aim of this study is to examine the effect of social support and self-regulated learning on the learning outcomes in Islamic Education courses in the Management of Islamic Education, Faculty of Tarbiyah State Islamic State Institute for Islamic Studies of Madura. To achieve the purpose, the researcher used quantitative research method. The…
Descriptors: Learning Motivation, Social Support Groups, Islam, Religious Education
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