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Reschly, Amy L.; Betts, Joseph; Appleton, James J. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2014
This study evaluated the psychometric properties of two measures of student engagement, the Student Engagement Instrument (SEI) and the Motivation-Engagement Scale (MES), with adolescents in the southeastern United States. Confirmatory factor analyses revealed an acceptable fit of the SEI and a relatively poor fit of the MES in this sample.…
Descriptors: Student Participation, Learner Engagement, Test Validity, Psychometrics
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Bear, George G.; Yang, Chunyan; Glutting, Joseph; Huang, Xishan; He, Xianyou; Zhang, Wei; Chen, Dandan – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2014
Several previous studies have found that Chinese students perceive teacher-student relationships and student-student relationships more favorably than American students. In this study we examined if the same holds true with respect to teachers' perceptions. Also examined were both students' and teachers' perceptions of conduct problems. The sample…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Peer Relationship, Multivariate Analysis, Teacher Attitudes
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Penderi, Efthymia; Petrogiannis, Konstantinos; McDermott, Paul – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2014
New developments in the kindergartens in Greece have necessitated the availability of assessment tools that cover a wide range of children's skills and competencies that are related to the promotion of children's learning and development. The present study focuses on children's approaches to learning and aims to provide evidence for the Greek form…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Preschool Children, Kindergarten
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Pendergast, Laura L.; Vandiver, Beverly J.; Schaefer, Barbara A.; Cole, Pamela M.; Murray-Kolb, Laura E.; Christian, Parul – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2014
This study used exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses to examine the structures of scores from the Conners' Teacher and Parent Rating Scales-Revised (CTRS-R and CPRS-R, respectively; Conners, 1997). The scales were administered to 1,835 parents and 1,387 teachers of children in Nepal's Sarlahi district, a region where no other measures of…
Descriptors: Factor Structure, Scores, Rating Scales, Psychometrics
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Lam, Shui-fong – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2014
Modeled after the British system, school psychologists in Hong Kong are called educational psychologists. Hong Kong is the first location in Asia to have a recognized specialty vocation in educational psychology and a program for their professional preparation. The first program in Hong Kong, established by the University of Hong Kong in 1981…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Counselor Training, School Psychologists, Professional Education
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Frigerio, Alessandra; Montali, Lorenzo; Marzocchi, Gian Marco – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2014
Teachers' perceptions of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can influence the diagnostic rates of the disorder and the management of children in schools. This study investigated the knowledge and perceptions of ADHD in a sample of 589 Italian primary school teachers using a self-report questionnaire that included the ADHD perceptions…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Teacher Attitudes, Attitudes toward Disabilities
Reddy, Linda A.; Dudek, Christopher M. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2014
In the era of teacher evaluation and effectiveness, assessment tools that identify and monitor educators' instruction and behavioral management practices are in high demand. The Classroom Strategies Scale (CSS) Observer Form is a multidimensional teacher progress monitoring tool designed to assess teachers' usage of instructional and behavioral…
Descriptors: Progress Monitoring, Classroom Techniques, Instruction, Teacher Evaluation
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Sulkowski, Michael L.; Lazarus, Philip J. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2013
Technological disasters result from human error, negligence, or limitations in perceiving and reducing risk. They are a form of manmade disaster that exerts a devastating effect on impacted individuals, communities, and ecosystems. Because of their negative impacts, technological disasters often erode community connectedness, undermine adaptive…
Descriptors: Crisis Management, Intervention, Safety, Victims
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Graybill, Emily C.; Varjas, Kris; Meyers, Joel; Greenberg, Daphne; Roach, Andrew T. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2013
The Participatory Culture-Specific Model of Course Development (PCSMCD), adapted from the Participatory Culture-Specific Intervention Model, is a proposed framework to address challenges to social justice education by addressing the following four course variables: instructor characteristics, instructor experiences, student characteristics, and…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Models, Intervention, Guidelines
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Smith, Andrew – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2013
There is a growing literature that describes the benefits and challenges of collaboration among schools, counsellors, and the families of students. This literature, however, is largely drawn from Western cultural settings and from situations where the different collaborators exist as essentially separate entities. This article seeks to add to and…
Descriptors: Social Services, Social Agencies, Group Dynamics, Qualitative Research
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Backner, William; Clark, Elaine; Jenson, William; Gardner, Michael; Kahn, James – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2013
The purpose of this study was to investigate presence and awareness of psychological problems and functioning in adolescents with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and comorbid psychiatric conditions. For this reason, 26 adolescent males diagnosed with both "high-functioning" ASD and psychiatric conditions were assessed. Twenty-six age-…
Descriptors: Comorbidity, Males, Adolescents, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Reddy, Linda A.; Espelage, Dorothy; McMahon, Susan D.; Anderman, Eric M.; Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Brown, Veda Evanell; Reynolds, Cecil R.; Jones, Abraham; Kanrich, Jaclyn – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2013
Violence directed toward teachers has been understudied despite significant media and empirical investigation on school violence, such as student-to-student victimization and bullying. To date, there are relatively few published studies scattered across many countries. To address this void, the American Psychological Association, in collaboration…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Violence, School Safety, National Surveys
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Magtoto, Joanne; Cox, David; Saewyc, Elizabeth – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2013
Using a province-wide school-based health survey, this article investigated body satisfaction as a mediator of the association between eating disorder behaviors and immigrant status. Participants were a sample of adolescent girls (n = 15,066) and boys (n = 14,200) who completed the 2008 McCreary Centre Society Adolescent Health Survey IV.…
Descriptors: Human Body, Immigrants, Adolescents, Eating Disorders
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Furlong, Michael J.; You, Sukkyung; Smith, Douglas C.; Gonzalez, Victoria; Boman, Peter; Shimoda, Yoshiyuki; Terasaka, Akiko; Merino, Cesar; Grazioso, María del Pilar – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2013
The validity of the Multidimensional School Anger Inventory (MSAI) was examined with adolescents from 5 Pacific Rim countries (N = 3,181 adolescents; age, M = 14.8 years; 52% females). Confirmatory factor analyses examined configural invariance for the MSAI's anger experience, hostility, destructive expression, and anger coping subscales. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Factor Analysis, Factor Structure, Measures (Individuals)
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Clinton, Amanda; Christo, Catherine; Shriberg, David – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2013
During the past 2 decades, many respective reading processes have been delineated, and much is now known about reading acquisition in children. Most of this research has been completed using English-dominant subjects. As such, the literature focuses on an opaque orthography and aspects of learning to read in this context. In this study, predictors…
Descriptors: Spanish, Phonological Awareness, Regression (Statistics), Emergent Literacy
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