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Bean, Jason Allyn – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This literature review looks at recent research into job burnout and self-efficacy, with an emphasis into the teaching profession. The Maslach Burnout Inventory has been the standard instrument for almost all burnout research. MBI's three subscales include emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and reduced personal accomplishment. Research shows…
Descriptors: Role, Self Efficacy, Teacher Burnout, Student Behavior
Samsudin, Norsamsinar; Rengasamy, Premila A/P; Jizat, Jessnor Elmy Mat; Wahid, Hariyaty Ab; Jalil, Norasibah Abdul – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
Education is a major catalyst in the development of the country. School Based Assessment (SBA) is a new transformation in Malaysian education that required subject teachers to conduct formative assessment during teaching and learning process according to the procedures by Malaysian Examination Syndicate (MES). Thus, teachers play an important role…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Teaching Load, Readiness, Knowledge Level
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Arnau, Randolph C.; Martinez, Patricia; de Guzman, Isabel Nino; Herth, Kaye; Konishi, Carlos Yoshiyuki – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2010
Hope is a motivational/cognitive attribute that is theoretically necessary to initiate and sustain action toward goal attainment. The Herth Hope Scale (HHS) not only appears to tap into some of the same Agency and Pathways content of the commonly used Adult Hope Scale developed by Snyder et al. but also contains some more spiritual and social…
Descriptors: Private Colleges, Factor Structure, Measures (Individuals), Foreign Countries
Miller, Geraldine; Russo, Thomas J.; Greene, Al – 1996
Counseling which emphasizes spiritual concerns in treatment approaches must note the impact of alcoholism on different racial groups; counselors should not presume that the dominant culture's definition of spirituality applies to the client. The spiritual development of recovering alcoholics within the context of their culture is the focus of this…
Descriptors: Alcoholism, American Indians, Blacks, Comparative Analysis
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Grabovac, Andrea; Clark, Nancy; McKenna, Mario – Academic Psychiatry, 2008
Objectives: Understanding the role of religion and spirituality is significant for psychiatric practice. Implementation of formal education and training on religious and spiritual issues, however, is lacking. Few psychiatric residencies offer mandatory courses or evaluation of course utility. The authors present findings from a pilot study of a…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Required Courses, Student Attitudes, Course Objectives
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Huston, Daniel C.; Garland, Eric L.; Farb, Norman A. S. – Journal of Applied Communication Research, 2011
Mindfulness, an ancient spiritual practice, is becoming an increasingly popular component of communication courses, training individuals to reserve judgment in their dealings with others. However, the effects of mindfulness in communication courses are not well researched. We compared students taking an introductory communication course that…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Student Attitudes, Perception, Metacognition
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Krejci, Mark J.; Thompson, Kevin M.; Simonich, Heather; Crosby, Ross D.; Donaldson, Mary Ann; Wonderlich, Stephen A.; Mitchell, James E. – Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 2004
This study assessed the association between spirituality and psychopathology in a group of sexual abuse victims and controls with a focus on whether spirituality moderated the association between sexual trauma and psychopathology. Seventy-one sexual trauma victims were compared to 25 control subjects on spiritual well-being, the Eating Disorder…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Child Abuse, Rape, Females
Miller, Geraldine A.; Russo, Thomas J. – 1993
Although much of traditional psychology assumes that a spiritual orientation is largely a matter of choice, it is contended here that such choices are embedded in the rich fabric of the cultural framework. This study explores a quantitative and qualitative contrast between Caucasian and Native American alcoholics on dimensions of spiritual…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Alcoholism, American Indians, Cross Cultural Studies
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Chen, Yiwei; Lee, Yue-Ting; Pethtel, Olivia L.; Gutowitz, Michael S.; Kirk, Robert M. – Educational Gerontology, 2012
The primary purpose of the present study was to investigate age differences in goal concordance, time use, and Well-Being. Past research has found that despite age-related decline in life circumstances (e.g., health), the Well-Being of older adults is as high as young adults. The present study used a novel approach to explore the Paradox of…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Age Differences, College Students, Young Adults
Smith, Jayne M. Trujillo Moehr – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Student resiliency refers to the ability to succeed in school regardless of unpleasant circumstances, such as poverty or abuse, and can be measured by the degree of presence of the following components: a sense of well-being, motivation, ability to set goals, development of strong relationships or connections, and stress management (Close &…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Nontraditional Education, High Schools
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Ginsborg, Jane; Kreutz, Gunter; Thomas, Mike; Williamon, Aaron – Health Education, 2009
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to compare the self-reported health-promoting behaviours of music and non-music performance students in higher education. It also seeks to determine the extent to which perceived health and self-reported symptoms are associated with lifestyle, emotional affect state, self-regulation and self-efficacy.…
Descriptors: Music, Self Efficacy, Physical Health, Musicians
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Anderson, L. M.; Moore, J. B.; Hayden, B. M.; Becker, C. M. – Health Education Journal, 2014
Objective: This study examined the temporal stability (i.e. test-retest reliability) of the Salutogenic Wellness Promotion Scale (SWPS) using intraclass correlation coefficients (ICC). Current intraclass results were also compared to previously published interclass correlations to support the use of the intraclass method for test-retest…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Evidence, Measures (Individuals), Rating Scales
Paloutzian, Raymond F.; Ellison, Craig W. – 1978
Loneliness has been viewed as a consequence of situational and/or environmental factors. Previous research has suggested that urban vs. rural people, less vs. more religiously-oriented people, and housewives not employed outside the home experience the greatest sense of isolation and loneliness. To test this hypothesis, data were collected from…
Descriptors: Employed Women, Environmental Influences, Existentialism, Females
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Ash, Allison N.; Schreiner, Laurie A. – Christian Higher Education, 2016
This study explored the predictors of success among 1,536 students of color from 12 Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) member institutions. Student success was measured by examining students' intent to graduate along with the degree to which they were thriving intellectually, socially, and psychologically. The study utilized…
Descriptors: Christianity, Predictor Variables, Spiritual Development, Minority Group Students
Kiser, Kari – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The purpose of this study was to explore if there was a connection between regular aerobic physical activity and the stress and energy levels of principals as they reported it. To begin the research, the current aerobic physical activity level of principals was discovered. Additionally, the energy and stress levels of the principals who do engage…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Online Surveys, Principals, Stress Variables
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