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Tomaszek, Katarzyna; Muchacka-Cymerman, Agnieszka – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2020
Student burnout and Internet addiction are two of the serious problems that are common among young people. Both are connected with many negative effects on the mental functioning of adolescents. However, so far only few studies have explored these two phenomena all together. The aim of our study was to test the relationship between student burnout…
Descriptors: Burnout, Internet, Correlation, Gender Differences
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Abulela, Mohammed A. A.; Davenport, Earnest C., Jr. – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2020
Validating the intended interpretations for proposed uses of tests scores is paramount for making valid inferences in educational and psychological research. Ascertaining measurement invariance for measurement instruments is an assumption for comparing means. If measurement invariance does not hold for groups of interest, comparison of means will…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Study Skills, Learning Strategies, Error of Measurement
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Yildiz, Vahit Aga; Kiliç, Durmus – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2020
School burnout can be defined as a student's negative attitudes towards school, their decreased school attachment, and their sense of inadequacy. According to this definition, burnout is related to a decrease in school attachment. Burnout and attachment notions, which constitute a conceptual contrast, are mostly dealt with alone and rarely…
Descriptors: Burnout, Secondary School Students, Foreign Countries, Gender Differences
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Abdi Zarrin, Sohrab; Gracia, Esther – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2020
Academic procrastination is a problem behavior with negative consequences for students. The extent of this phenomenon among students and the negative impact on their academic achievement requires more attention and research on this issue. The present study was conducted with the aim of investigating on the role of fear of failure and subscale of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Behavior, Time Management
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Kim, Sunha; McVee, Mary; Faith, Myles S. – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2019
In response to the increasing importance of a college education, this study investigates the college access trajectories of targeted racial and linguistic minority students and recommends ways to promote their college access. High school completers drawn from the U.S. National Center for Education Statistics were tracked for eight years, and a…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Higher Education, Postsecondary Education, High School Graduates
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Sorrentino, Anna; Farrington, David P. – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2019
In recent years, bullying and cyberbullying against teachers by students have been recognized as problems affecting educators teaching in different grades. Few studies to date have addressed explanatory risk factors related to the perpetrators (students) rather than the victims (teachers) in a longitudinal design, in order to establish the…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Student Behavior, Bullying, Victims
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Wu, Lin; Valcke, Martin; Van Keer, Hilde – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2019
Student's individual, family, and teacher factors play a significant role in children's reading development. However, the mechanisms by which these critical factors jointly contribute to children's reading comprehension achievement are poorly understood. The present research aimed at developing a multilevel comprehensive model which shows critical…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Reading Comprehension, Reading Motivation, Reading Strategies
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Sorrentino, Anna; Baldry, Anna Costanza; Farrington, David P.; Blaya, Catherine – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2019
Epidemiological studies on the prevalence of cyberbullying and cybervictimization in different countries, using the same procedure and the same measures, are of relevance in understanding differences in results that are not due to methodological factors. The current study was conducted in 8 European countries (Bulgaria, Cyprus, France, Greece,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Epidemiology, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication
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Yildirim, Halime; Büyüköztürk, Sener – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
The aim of this study is to determine whether items from the mathematics section of the 2012 Level Determination Exam indicate item bias according to gender and school type. In particular, the process of item bias has been determined using the Delphi technique and focus group interviews. A two-stage mixed method research has been used for the…
Descriptors: Delphi Technique, Test Bias, Test Items, Mathematics Education
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Minibas-Poussard, Jale; Seckin-Celik, Tutku; Bingol, Haluk Baran – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
Previous studies investigated relationships between mobbing and increased workplace and interpersonal conflict at institutional settings, social-economic-cultural variables of the work environment, and job content, along with the economic and health outcomes of mobbing. Our mixed method research particularly focuses on mobbing in both public and…
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, Higher Education, Bullying, Foreign Countries
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Toraman, Çetin; Karadag, Engin – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
The aim of this research is to examine the effects of various variables (cognitive flexibility, school achievement, physics course success, gender, popularity, family income level) and communication that occur between students in the problem solving process of the high school students. The research, which was designed according to the mixed…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Discourse Analysis, High School Students, Peer Relationship
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Dogan, Ozcan; Bayhan, Pinar; Yukselen, Arzu; Isitan, Sonnur – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
This study was planned in order to analyze adolescent body image by age and gender, evaluate the relationship between adolescent body image and socio-cultural factors, and determine the extent to which variables such as age, gender, and Body Mass Index (BMI) can serve as predictors of the influential habits and strategies needed to achieve a…
Descriptors: Human Body, Self Concept, Body Composition, Age Differences
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Alotaibi, Hmoud S. – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
Metadiscourse, as an important analytic tool, was rarely used to explore the generic structure of Ph.D. dissertation acknowledgments, and within this genre, the role of gender has been unexplored. This study employs interactional resources within the metadiscourse framework (Hyland, 2005) to investigate gender differences in 120 dissertation…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Discourse Analysis, Doctoral Dissertations, English (Second Language)
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Ra, Jongmin; Rhee, Ki Jong – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
A fundamental challenge to understanding effects of foreign language anxiety on the foreign language learning lies in implementing reliable and valid measures. Considering importance of measurement bias and widespread usage of the foreign language classroom anxiety scale (FLCAS) in education, the aim of the current study was to detect differential…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Anxiety
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Demir, Ergül – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2017
In this study, the aim was to construct a significant structural measurement model comparing students' affective characteristics with their mathematic achievement. According to this model, the aim was to test the measurement invariances between gender sub-groups hierarchically. This study was conducted as basic and descriptive research. Secondary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Measurement, Student Characteristics, Comparative Analysis
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