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Sucan, Serdar – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2019
In this study, the effect of gender roles and perceived parental attitudes on career decision-making self-efficacy levels of university students was investigated. In addition, students' self-efficacy levels were evaluated according to gender, age, department, and class variables. A total of 248 students from different departments of Erciyes…
Descriptors: Sex Role, Parent Attitudes, Career Choice, Decision Making
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Alqarni, Abdulelah Mohammed – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2019
This study compares the psychometric properties of reliability in Classical Test Theory (CTT), item information in Item Response Theory (IRT), and validation from the perspective of modern validity theory for the purpose of bringing attention to potential issues that might exist when testing organizations use both test theories in the same testing…
Descriptors: Test Theory, Item Response Theory, Test Construction, Scoring
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Jena, Ananta Kumar; Das, Joy; Bhattacharjee, Satarupa; Gupta, Somnath; Barman, Munmi; Devi, Jaishree; Debnath, Rajib – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2019
The study assessed the relationship among the factors of inhibition control, working memory, and cognitive flexibility in relation to cognitive development of children. A total of 30 children (17 male and 13 female) age group 6-7 years old (Mean=6.5; SD = 0.34) participated in the study. In this study, the authors have used Stroop Task, Saccadic…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Child Development, Inhibition, Self Control
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Lakhan, Anjay; Laxman, Kumar – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2019
Mobile learning is getting very popular in this 21st century due to advanced digital technology. Students' in the present day are growing up in a society which is immensely different compared to their teachers. Many educators are struggling to keep up with the modern evolution and there is a need to change teacher beliefs. This study, investigated…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Electronic Learning, Handheld Devices, Technology Integration
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Tingaz, Emre Ozan – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2019
The objective of the present study was to examine how Atheist, Christian, and Muslim elite athletes motivate themselves before competitions. Using a semi-structured format qualitative design, seventeen elite male volleyball players were interviewed. For Muslim athletes, the focus was on "Praying" with the highest frequency, while for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religious Factors, Beliefs, Motivation
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Bada, Subhashini; Prasadh, R. Siva – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2019
Effective school education is very important to achieve the strategic goals set by any government. Education is fundamental in shaping a child's future. Providing better education ensures good health, better income and made life happier. In this digital era, the expectations from every individual are changing very rapidly and hence teachers and…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Effectiveness
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Lawrence, Arul A. S.; Saileela, K. – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2019
This study aims to investigate whether there is any significant difference found in the self-concept and self-regulation of higher secondary students in terms of gender, locality, and type of school and its relationship. In this normative survey, the samples were selected by using simple random technique from five higher secondary schools at…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Metacognition, Secondary School Students, Correlation
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Merchant, Rahim Kamruddin; Rafiq, Inara; Rafiq, Nasreen; Rafiq, Neelam; Khowaja, Anaiz Ahmed – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2019
With the change in socio-cultural environment, today's youth is encountering more challenges than ever before. This encounter is influencing heavily on their daily life activities and behaviors. Youth today has become more violent and vigilant than they were before. Some leading factors of this behavior can be marked as more prone towards the…
Descriptors: Violence, Youth, Behavior Problems, Child Rearing
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Comi, Donald J. – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2019
Technology, socio-economic disparities, and an increasingly diverse population have changed the nature of American communities and thus the educational landscape. Higher education is functionally the gatekeeper for technical/professional careers. The achievement gap between the number of students starting a four-year degree and the number…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Resilience (Psychology), Educational Research, Learner Engagement
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Sparkman, Dana; Doran, Cheryl – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2019
For decades, doctoral attrition has been a concern for administrators and faculty in higher education, along with doctoral students themselves. Although most doctoral students have the academic skills that they need in order to complete their degree, many struggle with challenges outside of the scholarly process. Affective challenges may be…
Descriptors: Barriers, Doctoral Students, Correlation, Doctoral Programs
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Kour, Prabhjyot; Sachdeva, Pallavi – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2019
Childhood maltreatment is any behavioral conduct by parents or guardian or any known or unknown person which causes physical, emotional, sexual pain to the child and hurts him/her immensely. Suicide ideation can be defined as the intention or desire to kill oneself. Suicide ideation is largely prevalent among youngsters. The aim of the present…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Suicide, College Students, Gender Differences
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Tingaz, Emre Ozan; Altun, Meryem; Vural, Seyda Nur – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2019
The objective of the present study was to examine computer game addiction and attention in Turkish secondary school students. Four hundred twenty six (n=426) secondary school students aged 11 to 14 (M=12.44 years, SD=1.08), age participated voluntarily. A total of four schools, two are in a village (45.5%, n=211) and two are in a center (50.4%,…
Descriptors: Computer Games, Addictive Behavior, Attention, Foreign Countries
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Mustapha, Muhammad Ali; Wali, Yagana S.; Abulfathi, Fatihi A. – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2019
This paper deals with the impact of family size on children's literacy development in Maiduguri Metropolitan Council, Borno state, Nigeria. Two research designs were used for this study. They are descriptive and correlation. The population of the study comprised of entire residents of Zajeri Area, Maiduguri. Total number of ten families were…
Descriptors: Family Size, Emergent Literacy, Children, Literacy Education
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Rahayuningsih, Sri; Sa'dijah, Cholis; Sukoriyanto; Abadyo – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2019
Pirie & Kieren (1994b) states that conceptual understanding in human beings is divided into eight levels. This qualitative and descriptive research study aims to identify the layers of conceptual understanding of fractions through three representations, namely of circles, rectangles, and number lines. The subjects of this research are three…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Mathematics Instruction, Fractions, Elementary School Students
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Priya, J. Johnsi – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2019
Ever since evolution of mankind, change is the only constant phenomenon in all walks of life. Changes bring both positive and negative impact on the evolution. Changes with positive impact becomes a transformation and it is witnessed in all parts of human life, i.e. societal, political, educational, and so on. Social transformation is a process of…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Parent Child Relationship, Socioeconomic Influences, Positive Attitudes
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