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Hochanadel, Aaron; Finamore, Dora – Journal of International Education Research, 2015
Students face a wealth of challenges in college for example a lack of support, sometimes making it difficult to persevere. However, in an academic environment that teaches grit and fosters growth, students can learn to persist. Those who believe intelligence is fixed and cannot be changed exert less effort to succeed. Students who persevere when…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Academic Ability, Goal Orientation, Student Attitudes
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Forte, Almerinda – Journal of International Education Research, 2013
The researcher analyzed the moral reasoning ability of Sports Management students in the United States and Italy. The researcher statistically analyzed data collected through a survey questionnaire designed to measure moral reasoning. The Defining Issues Test (DIT) developed by James Rest using Kohlberg's six stages of moral judgment was used in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Business Administration Education, Athletics, Moral Values
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Kamau, Thomas Matenjwa; Olson, Valerie G.; Zipp, Genevieve Pinto; Clark, Mary Ann – Journal of International Education Research, 2011
There is a growing body of international research focusing on social factors and their impact on mental health of people living in developing countries. Because of the novelty of these studies and high cost associated with developing survey tools, researchers may choose to translate pre-existing survey tools instead. Research findings are only…
Descriptors: African Languages, Self Efficacy, Semantics, Translation