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Al-Elaimat, Ali; Adheisat, Majdi; Alomyan, Hesham – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
This study aimed at investigating the relationship between the parenting styles and emotional intelligence of a sample of kindergarten children in Zarqa II Governorate, Jordan. To achieve this objective, two measures were utilized, namely, the emotional intelligence scale of the kindergarten children and the parenting styles scale on a sample of…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Emotional Intelligence, Kindergarten, Young Children
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Betawi, Amy – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
The study aimed to provide insights into the moral integrity of children in one Jordanian school in Amman. In the absence of values, the situation in Jordanian schools continue to deteriorate ethically, there is an increase in cheating, bullying, and vandalism. Therefore, this study aimed to measure the effectiveness of a character education…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Integrity, Bullying, Ethics
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Betawi, Iman Amy – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This study examines the relationship between levels of exposure to war and the psychological symptoms on the well-being of displaced children at Azraq Refugee Camp in Jordan. One hundred and thirty-three parents of children aged 0-12 years completed a survey that measures exposure to violence, and the impact of such exposure. The findings…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychological Patterns, Well Being, Refugees
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Jabbar, Sinaria Abdel; Zaza, Haidar Ibrahim – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This study aimed to assess the prevalence of depression and anxiety among (12) Iraqi refugee children, 6 males and 6 females (aged 7-14) who had fled ISIS and are residing in Jordan awaiting resettlement. The authors used four scales to measure depression, field observation, and structured interviews with the mothers to examine exile-related…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Refugees
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Al-Dababneh, Kholoud Adeeb; Al-Zboon, Eman K.; Ahmad, Jamal – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
The purpose of this study was to compare the availability of a creative environment within regular schools between the academic year 2009/2010 and 2015/2016 by measuring teachers' perceptions concerning creativity, their self-efficacy, teaching creativity, and barriers to creativity. A questionnaire was developed and distributed among 297 teachers…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Self Efficacy, Teaching Experience, Creativity
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Al-Motlaq, Mohammad A.; Abuidhail, Jamila; Salameh, Taghreed; Awwad, Wesam – Early Child Development and Care, 2017
Objective: To develop an instrument to study family-centred care (FCC) in traditional open bay Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs). Methods: The development process involved constructing instrument's items, establishing content validity by an expert panel and testing the instrument for validity and reliability with a convenience sample of 25…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Neonates, Medical Services, Program Implementation
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Al-Zboon, Eman K. – Early Child Development and Care, 2017
An appropriate curriculum for children with hearing impairments (HIs) is vital in establishing effective educational programmes for such children. This study aimed to describe the current status of the kindergarten (KG) curriculum for children with HIs in Jordan. Content analysis was applied to the curriculum plans and weekly schedules and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, Hearing Impairments, Preschool Curriculum
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Al-Zboon, Eman; Al-Dababneh, Kholoud A. H.; Baibres, Haithem – Early Child Development and Care, 2017
The aim of this study was to investigate fear in children with visual impairments (VI) from the perspective of their parents. The study was conducted in Jordan. One hundred and eight parents were surveyed. Results revealed that the main fear contents in children with VI are fear of voices and social communication fears. There were no statistically…
Descriptors: Visual Impairments, Fear, Parent Surveys, Interpersonal Communication
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Ihmeideh, Fathi; Oliemat, Enass – Early Child Development and Care, 2015
Family involvement can no longer be considered a luxury but is rather a main component of early childhood programmes. The purpose of this study is to explore the effectiveness of family involvement in early childhood programmes in Jordan. In total, 84 kindergarten principals and 276 teachers participated in the study. To achieve the study…
Descriptors: Family Involvement, Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten, Principals
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Al-Dababneh, Kholoud A.; al-Masa'deh, Mu'tasem M.; Oliemat, Enass M. – Early Child Development and Care, 2015
This study aims to investigate the effects of a training programme in creativity on developing creative abilities among 9-10-year-old children with visual impairment in Jordan. The study sample consisted of 41 students from fourth and fifth grades, who were randomly selected and divided into two experimental groups and two control groups. To…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grade 4, Grade 5
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Betawi, I. A. – Early Child Development and Care, 2015
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of story time and reading stories on the development of toddlers' social and emotional skills between 24 and 36 months of age. A sample of 10 toddlers was randomly selected from three different classes at the laboratory nursery of The University of Jordan. A pre-test and post-test were…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Emotional Development, Social Development, Child Development
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Ahmad, Jamal; Fayez, Merfat; Al-Zboon, Eman Khleif – Early Child Development and Care, 2015
This study aimed to ascertain the nature of curriculum activities in Jordanian preschools. Fifteen preschools participated in the study. Data were collected by observing the children in their daily routines, as well as analysing their writings and drawings. Data were translated from Arabic to English before analysing it. Four main categories were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Curriculum, Preschool Education, Observation
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Abu Taleb, Tagreed Fathi; AlZoubi, Rifa Rafe – Early Child Development and Care, 2015
Children's social competence is an area of research that receives minimal attention from Jordanian researchers. It is important to investigate this area of development so as to provide parents with information about the nature of social competence and possible factors affecting its development. This research study examined Jordanian mothers'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mothers, Parent Attitudes, Social Development
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Betawi, Iman Amy; Abdel Jabbar, Sinaria Kamil; AL Jabery, Mohammad. A.; Zaza, Haidar Ibrahim; Al-Shboul, Muhannad – Early Child Development and Care, 2014
This study examined fathers' perceptions regarding their home-based activities (HBA) and the influence of fathers' demographic characteristics on their perceptions and practices at home. A total of 396 fathers completed a survey questionnaire describing their demographic information, perceptions and their practices regarding their involvement in…
Descriptors: Fathers, Parent Participation, Father Attitudes, Family Environment
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Fayez, Merfat; Takash, Hanan Mahmoud; Al-Zboon, Eman Khleif – Early Child Development and Care, 2014
Early childhood teachers play major roles in defying child abuse and neglect and alleviating its detrimental effects on young children. Therefore, this study aimed at exploring how Jordanian pre-service early childhood teachers define and perceive violence against children and their role in child abuse detection and prevention. Furthermore, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Violence, Child Abuse, Preservice Teachers
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