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Al-Elaimat, Ali; Adheisat, Majdi; Alomyan, Hesham – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
This study aimed at investigating the relationship between the parenting styles and emotional intelligence of a sample of kindergarten children in Zarqa II Governorate, Jordan. To achieve this objective, two measures were utilized, namely, the emotional intelligence scale of the kindergarten children and the parenting styles scale on a sample of…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Emotional Intelligence, Kindergarten, Young Children
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Betawi, Iman Amy – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This study examines the relationship between levels of exposure to war and the psychological symptoms on the well-being of displaced children at Azraq Refugee Camp in Jordan. One hundred and thirty-three parents of children aged 0-12 years completed a survey that measures exposure to violence, and the impact of such exposure. The findings…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychological Patterns, Well Being, Refugees
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Al-Dababneh, Kholoud Adeeb; Al-Zboon, Eman K.; Ahmad, Jamal – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
The purpose of this study was to compare the availability of a creative environment within regular schools between the academic year 2009/2010 and 2015/2016 by measuring teachers' perceptions concerning creativity, their self-efficacy, teaching creativity, and barriers to creativity. A questionnaire was developed and distributed among 297 teachers…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Self Efficacy, Teaching Experience, Creativity
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Al-Zboon, Eman; Al-Dababneh, Kholoud A. H.; Baibres, Haithem – Early Child Development and Care, 2017
The aim of this study was to investigate fear in children with visual impairments (VI) from the perspective of their parents. The study was conducted in Jordan. One hundred and eight parents were surveyed. Results revealed that the main fear contents in children with VI are fear of voices and social communication fears. There were no statistically…
Descriptors: Visual Impairments, Fear, Parent Surveys, Interpersonal Communication
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Al-Dababneh, Kholoud A.; al-Masa'deh, Mu'tasem M.; Oliemat, Enass M. – Early Child Development and Care, 2015
This study aims to investigate the effects of a training programme in creativity on developing creative abilities among 9-10-year-old children with visual impairment in Jordan. The study sample consisted of 41 students from fourth and fifth grades, who were randomly selected and divided into two experimental groups and two control groups. To…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grade 4, Grade 5
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Abu Taleb, Tagreed Fathi; AlZoubi, Rifa Rafe – Early Child Development and Care, 2015
Children's social competence is an area of research that receives minimal attention from Jordanian researchers. It is important to investigate this area of development so as to provide parents with information about the nature of social competence and possible factors affecting its development. This research study examined Jordanian mothers'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mothers, Parent Attitudes, Social Development
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Jabbar, Sinaria Abdel; Zaza, Haidar Ibrahim – Early Child Development and Care, 2014
This paper describes a study performed to investigate the impact of the conflict in Syria on Syrian refugee children. The Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan was chosen for this task. Two control (comparison) groups of children were selected: one from the Jordanian Ramtha district, which is just across the border from Syria, and that indirectly feel…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Conflict, Comparative Analysis