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Xing, Xue; Rojewski, Jay W. – New Waves-Educational Research and Development Journal, 2018
Career decision-making self-efficacy is a pivotal construct in understanding individuals' career behaviors (Betz, 2007). Family, as a primary source of social support, exerts a substantial influence on adolescents' career development and decision-making process (Whiston & Keller, 2004). This study examined the role of selected family variables…
Descriptors: Family Influence, Career Choice, Decision Making, Self Efficacy
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Hurlbut, Amanda R.; Tunks, Jeanne – New Waves-Educational Research and Development Journal, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine how elementary pre-service teachers' transferred mathematics instructional practices learned in a methods course at the university to a field-based classroom setting using response to intervention (RTI) methodology. Pre-service teachers (PSTs) implemented a required Mathematics Interaction Project with…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Teacher Characteristics
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Ponnock, Annette R.; Torsney, Benjamin M.; Lombardi, Doug – New Waves-Educational Research and Development Journal, 2018
Teacher motivation is an impact aspect of the teacher performance and thus student achievement. Given the varying degrees of responsibility, tasks, and obstacles over the course of a teacher's training and career, their motivation is likely to change over time. This study examined the motivational differences of pre-service teachers (PSTs), early,…
Descriptors: Teacher Motivation, Teacher Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Preservice Teachers
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Wang, Jianlan; Buck, Gayle A. – New Waves-Educational Research and Development Journal, 2018
The purpose of this action research is to introduce a debate activity contextualized in a scientific topic and explore its effectiveness in prompting teacher candidates' (TC) argumentation skills and affective perception of argumentation. We also investigate the separate impacts of the different aspects of the debate activity. Through comparing…
Descriptors: Debate, Elementary School Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Persuasive Discourse
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French, Kate Rollert – New Waves-Educational Research and Development Journal, 2018
Presented in this article is a case study of first-year teachers working in an urban school. Drawing on literature around the early-career experiences of teachers--including a unique vulnerability for emotional turbulence and belief change--this article examines the changing beliefs of brand new urban educators as they progress throughout their…
Descriptors: Urban Teaching, Beginning Teachers, Urban Schools, Teaching Experience
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Chan, Tak; Jiang, Binbin; Xu, Mei Mei – New Waves-Educational Research and Development Journal, 2017
The purpose of this study is to solicit the perceptions of United States teachers to examine the extent of their agreement with the Confucian teaching philosophies and methodologies. A mixed research methodology was used in this study. Sixty elementary, middle, and high school teachers from 24 schools of five urban school districts of Georgia were…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Confucianism, Educational Philosophy, Teaching Methods
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Hinman, Tierney; He, Ye – New Waves-Educational Research and Development Journal, 2017
Community-based heritage language (HL) programs can empower culturally and linguistically diverse students and families to construct hybrid practices linking home and school knowledges to promote learning. This study focused on the analysis of critical incidents in one Spanish HL program involving both youths and adults. Findings revealed the ways…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Heritage Education, Community Programs, Spanish
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Reinking, Anni K.; Vetere, Michael J., III; Percell, Jay C. – New Waves-Educational Research and Development Journal, 2017
Family engagement can take many different formats, including community events. In this study, the researchers designed an event to encourage multigenerational family involvement using STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) and DAT (developmentally appropriate theater). The study was also designed in an outside environment to…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Family Involvement, Drama, Recreational Activities
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Veitch, Hillary – New Waves-Educational Research and Development Journal, 2017
Parental histories and characteristics have a large impact on a child's learning environment both at home and with their connections to school. Recent research focuses on current practices and characteristics of parents, but often ignores the role of parents' educational histories and memories of school. The purpose of this study was to explore…
Descriptors: Parent Background, Individual Characteristics, Family Environment, Student Experience
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Fan, Xumei; Johnson, Robert; Liu, Xiumei – New Waves-Educational Research and Development Journal, 2017
The purpose of this study was to investigate Chinese university professors' perceptions about the ethicality of classroom assessment practices. In a survey of Chinese professors, participants completed a questionnaire with 15 scenarios that depicted ethical and unethical assessment practices. Participants consisted of 555 professors from 143…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Ethics, Student Evaluation
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Jozwik, Sara; Lin, Miranda; Cuenca-Carlino, Yojanna – New Waves-Educational Research and Development Journal, 2017
Service-learning is a pedagogical approach with documented effectiveness for building civic engagement and promoting awareness of social justice issues. Little attention is given in the literature to the design processes that undergird the development of effective service-learning projects. In this case study, authors report on their application…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Preservice Teachers, Special Education Teachers, After School Programs
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Garza, Rubén; Werner, Patrice; Wendler, Linda F. – New Waves-Educational Research and Development Journal, 2016
The ongoing focus on dispositions demonstrates the need for teacher educators to help preservice teachers develop from self-as-student to self-as-teacher. Our qualitative study examined preservice teachers' perceptions as they transitioned from university students to teaching professionals in a field experience program prior to student teaching.…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Self Concept, Student Development
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Shen, Yih-Jiun – New Waves-Educational Research and Development Journal, 2016
Asian American students' counseling concerns and resulting challenges for school counselors were surveyed nationwide via (a) e-mail with 158 members of the American School Counselor Association [ASCA] and (b) regular mail with 296 counselors in school districts having high concentrations of Asian Americans. Counselors ranked concerns by frequency:…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, School Counseling, Ethnic Stereotypes, School Counselors
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Lee, Ai Noi; Nie, Youyan – New Waves-Educational Research and Development Journal, 2016
This study examined the joint relationship between teachers' perceptions of principal's and immediate supervisor's empowering behavior in predicting the four dimensions of teachers' psychological empowerment, in terms of teachers' sense of meaning competence, autonomy, and impact. Three hundred four teachers in Singapore participated in this…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Principals, Supervisors, Teacher Empowerment
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Chua, Bee Leng; Tan, Oon-Seng; Liu, Woon Chia – New Waves-Educational Research and Development Journal, 2016
The purpose of this study is to develop and validate an 18-item Problem-based Learning Process Inventory (PBLPI) for learning in this 21st century. Preservice teachers at the National Institute of Education (NIE) doing Educational Psychology are exposed to a Problem-Based Learning (PBL) environment. Findings from Exploratory Factor Analysis of…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Test Construction, Construct Validity, Problem Solving
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