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Aksnes, Dag W.; Langfeldt, Liv; Wouters, Paul – SAGE Open, 2019
Citations are increasingly used as performance indicators in research policy and within the research system. Usually, citations are assumed to reflect the impact of the research or its quality. What is the justification for these assumptions and how do citations relate to research quality? These and similar issues have been addressed through…
Descriptors: Citations (References), Bibliometrics, Validity, Scientific Research
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Niyivuga, Boniface; Otara, Alfred; Tuyishime, Dieudonné – SAGE Open, 2019
This study sought to determine the relationship between monitoring and evaluation (M&E) practices and academic staff motivation in higher education, from a Rwandan perspective. Particularly, the study aimed at describing the M&E practices applied, assessed how quality of feedback affects academic staff motivation, and determined the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Motivation, Teacher Evaluation
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Tilton, Shane – SAGE Open, 2019
Social deception games are games that involve players adopting roles and teams that are not known to all players of the game. One of the components of these types of games is deceiving other players for the purpose of completing goals and tasks. The focus of this case study is to show how social deception games were used to teach aspects of small…
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Deception, Educational Games, Game Based Learning
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Kenny, Dianna T. – SAGE Open, 2019
In this article, I explore two epistemologies for theorizing infancy and treating autism--infant and child psychoanalysis expounded by Frances Tustin and colleagues and developmental psychology and developmental neuroscience. I address two main issues: (a) how early psychoanalytic insights informed empirical developments and theoretical…
Descriptors: Infants, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Psychotherapy
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Baghaei, Purya; Ravand, Hamdollah – SAGE Open, 2019
In many reading comprehension tests, different test formats are employed. Two commonly used test formats to measure reading comprehension are sustained passages followed by some questions and cloze items. Individual differences in handling test format peculiarities could constitute a source of score variance. In this study, a bifactor Rasch model…
Descriptors: Cloze Procedure, Test Bias, Individual Differences, Difficulty Level
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Redifer, Jenni L.; Bae, Christine L.; DeBusk-Lane, Morgan – SAGE Open, 2019
Creative thinking shares many characteristics with traditional complex tasks. We investigated whether implicit theories of creativity would affect creative thinking in a way similar to the impact of implicit theories of intelligence on academic tasks. We altered participants' theories of creativity to be either more incremental or more…
Descriptors: Theories, Short Term Memory, Cognitive Processes, Difficulty Level
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Tao, Shuman; Wu, Xiaoyan; Zhang, Yukun; Tao, Fangbiao – SAGE Open, 2019
Students with multiple health risk behaviors (HRB) have increased amount of research attention. The study aimed to examine the multiple health behaviors and whether these behaviors differ by demographic characteristics and social factors in a 1-year follow-up study among 1,989 students. All the measures were from the Youth Risk Behavior…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Physical Activity Level, Team Sports, Suicide
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Lamb, Sharon; Koven, Julie – SAGE Open, 2019
The Report of the APA Task Force on the Sexualization of Girls, published in 2007, is one of the most frequently accessed APA reports. The task force was formed and report was compiled in response to concerns regarding the impact of sexualization on girls and society at large. This article presents a review of research published since the report…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Females, Advisory Committees, Professional Associations
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Cansiz, Mustafa; Cansiz, Nurcan – SAGE Open, 2019
Guided by Bandura's theoretical construct of self-efficacy, in this study, we attempted to model the relationship between preservice elementary teachers' sources of self-efficacy and their constructivist, and traditional beliefs related to teaching and learning by multiple linear regression analyses. Participants consist of 151 preservice…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Preservice Teachers, Beliefs, Predictor Variables
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Shafi, Mohsin; Sarker, Md Nazirul Islam; Junrong, Liu – SAGE Open, 2019
This article aims to extend the current understanding of social networking in small creative traditional sectors in developing countries. Most of the relevant studies have tended to focus on developed countries while neglecting the developing countries perspective. However, our study stresses that small craft firms--subsector of creative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Small Businesses, Creativity, Entrepreneurship
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Mutlu, Gülçin; Yildirim, Ali – SAGE Open, 2019
This study attempted to investigate the ability of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) classroom learning environment and student background characteristics to predict student persistence in EFL learning. The study also aimed to investigate whether the associations between learning environment characteristics and persistence varied by several…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Hodgins, Margaret; McNamara, Patricia Mannix – SAGE Open, 2019
This study explores the experiences of workplace ill-treatment of academic staff in the Irish Higher Education sector, with a focus on organizational response to experienced or witnessed workplace bullying and/or incivility. Workplace bullying is a significant problem, affecting approximately 15% of the workforce, with considerable variation by…
Descriptors: Work Environment, Bullying, College Faculty, Foreign Countries
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Qian, Yizhou; Lehman, James D. – SAGE Open, 2019
With the expansion of computer science (CS) education, CS teachers in K-12 schools should be cognizant of student misconceptions and be prepared to help students establish accurate understanding of computer science and programming. Digital tools, such as automated assessment systems, can be useful and supportive in teaching CS courses. This…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Student Attitudes, Misconceptions, Introductory Courses
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Zandvakili, Elham; Washington, Ernest; Gordon, Edmund W.; Wells, Craig; Mangaliso, Mzamo – SAGE Open, 2019
This is a research report of teaching patterns of critical thinking using the competency-based 3CA (an acronym for the educational practices of Concept maps, Critical thinking, Collaboration, and Assessment) model of classroom instruction to change the grammar of schooling. Critical thinking is defined as the "WH questions": "what,…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Critical Thinking, Concept Mapping, Cooperative Learning
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Mensah, Isaac Kofi; Tianyu, Zhao; Zeng, Guohua; Chuanyong, Luo – SAGE Open, 2019
This research paper examined the continued intention of college students to use DiDi mobile car-sharing services in China. The unified theory of acceptance and use of technology (UTAUT) was used as the theoretical framework while the data analysis was completed with SPSS. The results have demonstrated that performance expectancy, reliability,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Motor Vehicles, Intention
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