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Khalid, Fatima; Mirza, Sultan Sikandar; Bin-Feng, Chai; Saeed, Nighat – SAGE Open, 2020
The objective of this study is to determine the relationship between learning engagement, academic motivation, and academic performance in undergraduate students and the importance of religion in determining the academic motivation and academic performance. A sample of 840 university students from different regions (provinces) of Pakistan is…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Role of Religion, Academic Achievement, Undergraduate Students
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Aldahdouh, Tahani Z.; Nokelainen, Petri; Korhonen, Vesa – SAGE Open, 2020
This article presents a two-phase study exploring the usage of technology in higher education as well as the role of the general innovativeness in predicting the actual use of technology. During the first phase of the study, which involved 502 staff members, a descriptive analysis of their usage of social media, technological devices, and…
Descriptors: Social Media, Technology, Higher Education, Educational Innovation
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Echeverría Castro, Sonia Beatriz; Sotelo Castillo, Mirsha Alicia; Acosta Quiroz, Christian Oswaldo; Barrera Hernández, Laura Fernanda – SAGE Open, 2020
The aim of the study was to adjust the measurement model of an instrument of sources of Self-efficacy for Mathematics to sample of university students from Northeast of Mexico and the sex measurement invariance. A second-order modeling was performed, which shows convergent and discriminant validity, which corresponds to the original Bandura theory…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, College Mathematics, College Students, Measurement Techniques
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Burgueño, Rafael; Macarro-Moreno, José; Medina-Casaubón, Jesús – SAGE Open, 2020
This research aimed to adapt and psychometrically examine the Multidimensional Perceived Autonomy Support Scale in Physical Education in the Spanish context. The participants were 560 (264 men and 296 women; M[subscript age] = 14.49, SD[subscript age] = 1.05) physical education secondary school students. The results underpinned a 15-item…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Secondary School Students, Personal Autonomy
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Liu, Hong – SAGE Open, 2019
This study investigates language attitudes held by Chinese-English bilinguals toward two types of switching to English in mandarin Chinese discourse, that is, intraclausal and interclausal switching. Participants with varying degrees of English proficiency were sampled from four cities in mainland China and one oversea city, London. A variation of…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Social Desirability
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Fu, Rong – SAGE Open, 2019
The burden of dementia in China is expected to increase dramatically. This study aimed to estimate the potential impact of early parental death on cognitive functioning in late life and whether education is a possible mechanism underlying this association. Data were derived from the 2002 and 2005 waves of the Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity…
Descriptors: Dementia, Older Adults, Parents, Foreign Countries
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Ashencaen Crabtree, Sara; Shiel, Chris – SAGE Open, 2019
Gender discrimination in the academy globally is widely recognized in terms of faculty ranking and career progression rates. U.K. national data notes the lower research recognition of women scholars as well as gendered pay gaps. This article reports on a qualitative study of women academics across discipline groups at a British post-1992 corporate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Women Faculty, College Faculty, Gender Discrimination
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Mukhopadhyay, Averi – SAGE Open, 2019
University campuses serve as second homes for students, teachers, administrators, and parents coming from diverse regions, religions, classes, castes, and different genders. Interaction and camaraderie between the major characters in the academe develop. The bonhomie that exists between the stakeholders of the academe has its own rules, rules that…
Descriptors: Power Structure, Social Class, Gender Differences, Speech Communication
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Siddiquah, Aishah – SAGE Open, 2019
The purpose of the present study was to identify the effect of different variables on the locus of control of secondary school students. About 520 students participated in the study. Brown Locus of Control Scale (BLOCS) was used to assess the internal, external social, and external other loci of control of students. The t-test and ANOVA were…
Descriptors: Locus of Control, Secondary School Students, Gender Differences, Family Income
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Otara, Alfred; Uworwabayeho, Alphonse; Nzabalirwa, Wenceslas; Kayisenga, Beata – SAGE Open, 2019
Learner-centered pedagogy (LCP) is one of the best approaches in developing knowledge, skills, and attitudes of learners to cope with the changing world. Implementation of LCP practices tend to vary from one context to another. It is within this perspective that this study was conducted with the aim of investigating the teachers' attitudes toward…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Teaching Methods, Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Feniger, Yariv; Gorodzeisky, Anastasia; Krumer-Nevo, Michal – SAGE Open, 2019
In recent years, education-occupation mismatch has become an important area of social research. However, little is known about its impact on the intergenerational transmission of educational attainment. This study investigates the possible negative consequences of a specific aspect of parental education-occupation mismatch, also known as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Parent Background, Education Work Relationship
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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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Raman, Arumugam; Thannimalai, Raamani – SAGE Open, 2019
Technology leadership is being redesigned to accelerate technology integration in schools to develop and sustain the skills needed to produce skilled manpower. Previous studies showed that the factors that prevented leaders and teachers from integrating information and communication technologies (ICT) in schools are lack of ICT training, teacher…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Leadership Responsibility
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Reyes-Ruiz, Gerardo; Barragán-Ocaña, Alejandro; Olmos-Peña, Samuel; González-Ávila, María Eugenia – SAGE Open, 2018
Mexican high school students have a strong inclination to deem scientific and technological college-level education as overly challenging. The purpose of this study was to present firsthand information to learn the following: (a) current problems associated with scientific and technological human capital training in the Mexico City metropolitan…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Science Education, Technology Education
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