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Koivula, Merja; Turja, Leena; Laakso, Marja-Leena – Journal of Early Intervention, 2020
This study investigated the use of a playful, narrative, vignette-based method, called Story Magician's Play Time (SMPT), in supporting children's social-emotional reasoning and in helping children practice their social skills. We set out to examine (a) in what ways children use SMPT sessions to explore social interaction situations and to…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Childrens Attitudes, Social Development, Emotional Development
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Ghanouni, Parisa; Jarus, Tal; Zwicker, Jill G.; Lucyshyn, Joseph; Mow, Kristin; Ledingham, Alyssa – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2019
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects socio-emotional skills and perspective-taking abilities. Although social stories in a form of virtual reality program can help children with ASD, developing them and identifying appropriate responses might be subjective and thus challenging. Using Delphi method, and…
Descriptors: Children, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Interpersonal Competence
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Lazarinis, Fotis; Alexandri, Kyriaki; Panagiotakopoulos, Chris; Verykios, Vasileios S. – Education and Information Technologies, 2020
This study presents a novel application which through storytelling attempts to improve the understanding of students with respect to online risks. Each short story presents a situation that children face while surfing the Internet. Through the emotions of the virtual characters and the existence of specific visual clues the tool seeks to make…
Descriptors: Young Children, Internet, Addictive Behavior, Story Telling
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Kopcsó, Krisztina; Láng, András – Creativity Research Journal, 2017
According to literature, several forms of creativity relate to primary process and adaptive regression. The major aim of this study was to examine whether a specific pattern of creativity and primary- and secondary-process thinking could be identified among stories while investigating some personal variables. 78 undergraduate students (41 women,…
Descriptors: Creativity, Creative Thinking, Undergraduate Students, Correlation
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Batki, Anna – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
With access to a unique sample of post-institutionalized Hungarian children, this study focused on the hypothesis that children who had been institutionalized for at least six months after birth have less developed capacities for emotion regulation; 90 children, aged 4-6, were placed in 1 of 3 groups: (1) children who had been institutionalized…
Descriptors: Children, Institutionalized Persons, Adoption, Child Rearing
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Casper, Anne Marie A.; Balgopal, Meena M. – International Journal of Science Education, 2020
To broaden perspectives presented in undergraduate courses, instructors often invite guest speakers, yet there is limited research on students' perceptions of guest speakers and the potential influence they may have on student learning. In this exploratory study, we describe how senior undergraduate students, in a natural resource management…
Descriptors: Specialists, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Lecture Method
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Berg Svendby, Ellen – Sport, Education and Society, 2016
Existing research reveals that there are large discrepancies between the rhetoric of inclusive practice and what actually takes place in physical education (PE) lessons. PE appears to be a conservative subject, where little has changed over the years, despite increased diversity in schools and new modes of movement in society at large. In this…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Inclusion, Disabilities, Student Experience
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Bourke, Lorna; Marriott-Fellows, Megan; Jones, Amanda; Humphreys, Lorna; Davies, Simon J.; Zuffiano, Antonio; López-Pérez, Belén – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2020
The current study investigated the extent cognitive and emotion regulation deficits (i.e., executive functions) associated with autism impact on the development of imagination in writing. Sixty-one children participated in the study (M age = 9 years 7 months, SD = 14 months, 18 female, 43 male), comprising a selected group with autism…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Imagination, Creative Writing, Autism
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Reese, Elaine; Fivush, Robyn; Merrill, Natalie; Wang, Qi; McAnally, Helena – Developmental Psychology, 2017
Adolescents' intergenerational narratives--the stories they tell about their mothers' and fathers' early experiences--are an important component of their identities (Fivush & Merrill, 2016; Merrill & Fivush, 2016). This study explored adolescents' intergenerational narratives across cultures. Adolescents aged 12 to 21 from 3 cultural…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Intergenerational Programs, Personal Narratives, Family (Sociological Unit)
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Carlo, Rosanne – Composition Forum, 2016
In the field of rhetoric and composition, literacy narratives are sometimes framed through the idea of "inventing the university"; this, unfortunately, creates a trope of literacy as success. I argue that the success trope limits student expression of "outlaw" emotions in literacy narratives--like loss, pain, and anxiety--and…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Writing (Composition), Psychological Patterns, Emotional Response
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Liu, Ming-Chi; Huang, Yueh-Min; Xu, Yo-Hsin – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2018
Digital storytelling has been shown to be an effective tool in achieving learner autonomy during language learning. Studies have focused on providing students with multimedia authoring tools for unbinding their imagination when developing stories, but the complexity of digital story construction still presents a number of challenges to students.…
Descriptors: Group Activities, Cooperative Learning, Personal Autonomy, Story Telling
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Wu, Ling; Kim, Minkang – Mind, Brain, and Education, 2019
Ongoing research is providing new insights into the biological rudiments of empathy and its neurobiological underpinnings. There is also growing awareness that tablet technology, when used educationally and ethically, can aid adolescents and young-adults' empathic learning. However, there has been little attempt globally to translate this new…
Descriptors: Empathy, Handheld Devices, Learning Processes, Preschool Children
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Syed, Moin – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2012
The purpose of the present study was to examine storytelling of ethnicity-related events among college-going, emerging adults. A total of 280 ethnically diverse participants recounted a memory about a time in which they told a previously reported, ethnicity-related story to others. Analysis centered on the function of the telling and on to whom…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Audiences, Personality, College Students
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Juutinen, Jaana; Viljamaa, Elina – International Journal of Early Childhood, 2016
This research explored how values are communicated in everyday life at preschool. This narrative inquiry focused on how values are conveyed through the use of a material artefact, a chart with traffic lights, as a communication and pedagogical tool. Twenty children aged 3-4 years in one Finnish preschool were involved in the initial data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Children, Inquiry, Traffic Safety
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Walden, Tedra A.; Frankel, Carl B.; Buhr, Anthony P.; Johnson, Kia N.; Conture, Edward G.; Karrass, Jan M. – Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 2012
This study assessed emotional and speech-language contributions to childhood stuttering. A dual diathesis-stressor framework guided this study, in which both linguistic requirements and skills, and emotion and its regulation, are hypothesized to contribute to stuttering. The language diathesis consists of expressive and receptive language skills.…
Descriptors: Stuttering, Emotional Response, Linguistics, Coping
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