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Yuen, Yuet Mui Celeste; Lee, Moosung – Youth & Society, 2016
The present study aims to map the life satisfaction of adolescents from ethnic minority/immigrant backgrounds in schools with high concentrations of co-ethnic peers by comparing them with their mainstream counterparts in Hong Kong. The life satisfaction of 1,522 students was measured by the validated Multidimensional Students' Life Satisfaction…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Life Satisfaction, Adolescents, Minority Group Students
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Vela, Javier C.; Lu, Ming-Tsan P.; Lenz, A. Stephen; Savage, Miranda C.; Guardiola, Rebekah – Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 2016
Positive psychology is a useful framework to understand Mexican American college students' complete mental health. In the current study, we examined how presence of meaning in life, search for meaning in life, hope, mindfulness, and grit influenced 130 Mexican American college students' life satisfaction and depression. Within the first regression…
Descriptors: Psychology, Life Satisfaction, Depression (Psychology), Mexican Americans
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Potts, Anthony – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2012
This article examines student life in an Australian rural teachers college. The paper is informed by studies on university student life and extends these to Australia's first rural teachers college in the period 1945-1955. It explores the diversity of students' experiences in a small college with predominately female students gradually…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Rural Education, Foreign Countries, Schools of Education
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Berry, Gregory R.; Hughes, Heidi – American Journal of Distance Education, 2020
This paper examines the online learning experience as related to work-life balance from the student's perspective. Four open-ended discussion questions were asked of 302 students in sixteen graduate business courses, over a three-year period. Two hundred and ten students voluntarily responded with their observations and perceptions of their…
Descriptors: Learning Experience, Family Work Relationship, Online Courses, Student Attitudes
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Lee, Seon-Young; Matthews, Michael; Shin, Jongho; Kim, Myung-Seop – High Ability Studies, 2020
In this study, we examined the perceptions of over 1,600 gifted and typically developing (not identified as gifted) secondary students from South Korea and the USA to identify gifted adolescents' preferred modes of social purpose, interest in and engagement with their communities, and actual commitment to societal improvement. We then examined the…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Secondary School Students, Foreign Countries, Community Involvement
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Yetis, Ümit – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between quality of life and attitudes toward barriers to leisure time in Adiyaman University of Physical Education in Turkey. The study also examined the differences in quality of life and attitudes toward barriers to the leisure time of Adiyaman University students in Turkey. A…
Descriptors: Correlation, Quality of Life, Foreign Countries, Barriers
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Cronin, Lorcan Donal; Allen, Justine; Mulvenna, Claire; Russell, Paul – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2018
Background: Both education policies and curriculum documents identify the personal development of students as a key objective of modern education. Physical education (PE) in particular has been cited as a subject that can promote students' life skills development and psychological well-being. However, little research has investigated the processes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Physical Education, Well Being
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Mutambuki, Jacinta M.; Fynewever, Herb; Douglass, Kevin; Cobern, William W.; Obare, Sherine O. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2019
Integrating authentic research-based experiences that mimic real-world scientific practices and relevance to student personal life into a chemistry curriculum can make abstract chemical principles more palpable to students. Unfortunately, many reported research-based experiences chemistry laboratory experiments lack relevance to a student's…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, STEM Education, Student Research, Science Laboratories
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Noel-Elkins, Amelia; Forrester, Scott; Elkins, Daniel – College Student Affairs Journal, 2019
Based on Boyer's (1990) principles of community, the purpose of this study was to examine how students' perceived sense of campus community contributed to explaining their satisfaction with school life. Participants were randomly selected from a student email address list obtained by the Office of Assessment at a mid-size university in the Midwest…
Descriptors: Student Satisfaction, Sense of Community, College Environment, Campuses
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Peng, Bo; Sha, Xinrui; Liu, Ziyue; Pang, Ruihua; Peng, Feng; Sun, Yanfang; He, Lulu; Xin, Qingqing; Liu, Yuchen; Jiang, Yue – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
In the document "Curriculum Standard of General Senior High School Curriculum and Biology (2017 ed.)" published in 2018, developing students' core literacy as the fundamental task and value pursuit of current educational and teaching curriculum reform in China. Life concept is the key element of the core literacy of biology in senior…
Descriptors: High School Students, Student Attitudes, Literacy, Quality of Life
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Antaramian, Susan – Cogent Education, 2017
This study investigated whether very high levels of life satisfaction were associated with academic success at the college level. Three-hundred fifty-seven university students reported on their life satisfaction and various indicators of educational functioning. Participants with very high life satisfaction (top 10%) were compared to those with…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, Student Satisfaction, Academic Achievement, Comparative Analysis
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Hoffman, Edward; Acosta-Orozco, Catalina – College Student Journal, 2015
The present study utilized metaphor analysis to explore the core values of Colombian college students in a leadership program. The entire class of 60 students was invited to respond to a structured questionnaire. It asked participants to state their preferred life-metaphor, whether they had always preferred this metaphor since childhood or…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Figurative Language, College Students, Leadership Training
Jackson, Robert – Educational Leadership, 2019
Jackson--a former teacher, now a speaker and author--shares techniques he used as a new high school teacher to handle disruptive behaviors and threatening conduct from students, while remaining respectful and compassionate about the realities kids faced. His suggestions: establish rules early on and stick to them unwaveringly; understand your…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, High School Teachers, Classroom Techniques, High School Students
Buri, John R.; Cromett, Cristina E.; Post, Maria C.; Landis, Anna Marie; Alliegro, Marissa C. – Online Submission, 2015
Rationale is presented for the derivation of a new measure of stressful life events for use with students [Negative Life Events Scale for Students (NLESS)]. Ten stressful life events questionnaires were reviewed, and the more than 600 items mentioned in these scales were culled based on the following criteria: (a) only long-term and unpleasant…
Descriptors: Experience, Social Indicators, Stress Variables, Affective Measures
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Guo, Wen – Studies in Art Education: A Journal of Issues and Research in Art Education, 2017
This article explores pedagogical issues of meaning-making in Western art education, particularly for students in higher education, by analyzing Xu Bing's exhibition, Writing Between Sky and Earth, through the competing theoretical lenses of Jacques Derrida and Karen Barad. The article discusses both theoretical and pedagogical implications…
Descriptors: Art Education, Visual Arts, Exhibits, Postmodernism
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