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Wu, Zhongling; Mak, Miranda Chi Kuan; Hu, Bi Ying; He, Jinbo; Fan, Xitao – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
The study explored the validity of the Social Skills Improvement System-Rating Scales (SSIS-RS) in a sample of over 4,000 preschool children (aged 3--5 years old) in China. Multiple approaches were used to examine the validity of SSIS-RS in the Chinese cultural context, including confirmatory factor analysis, convergent and discriminant validity…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Competence, Rating Scales, Foreign Countries, Preschool Children
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Bai, Ruibei; Ma, Yuting; Liu, Yiyao; Zhang, Baoshan; Rasool, Abida – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Abstract The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between cellphone use and achievement goals in junior high school students. The participants were 282 students randomly selected from a secondary school in Xi'an, China. The Frequency of Cellphone Use Questionnaire and the Achievement Goal Questionnaire were used as measurement…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Correlation, Goal Orientation
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Lee, Ka Wai; Cheung, Rebecca Y. M.; Chen, Ming – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
The present study investigated preservice teachers' self-efficacy in classroom management involving students with symptoms of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). A total of 137 Chinese preservice teachers were randomly presented with one of four vignettes involving a student character with ADHD symptoms, with manipulations including…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Self Efficacy, Classroom Techniques, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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Wang, Jing; Rao, Nirmala – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
This study reports on the goal structures of one rural and one urban Grade 11 class in China, based on classroom observations and teacher and student interviews. Classroom observations, conducted over a 6-month period, focused on physical settings and classroom activities. In each class, seven students and the homeroom teacher were interviewed to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Observation, High School Students, Grade 11
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Zhang, Feng; Jiang, Ying; Lei, Xiuya; Huang, Silin – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Teacher-child relationships and peer relationships are important predictors of children's loneliness. However, few studies have examined the potential and adverse relationship between teacher power and children's loneliness. Thus, we explicitly explored whether teacher power is related to children's loneliness and examined the potential moderating…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Teacher Student Relationship, Freehand Drawing, Psychological Patterns
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Chen, Xinjie; Cheung, Hoi Yan; Fan, Xitao; Wu, Joseph – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
This study examined variables in three domains (personal, parent support, and peer support) for their relationships with the resilience of academically gifted students in the Chinese cultural and educational environment. The participants were 484 academically gifted students in two highly competitive secondary schools (so-called "key"…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Cultural Context, Educational Environment, Academically Gifted
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Skrzypiec, Grace; Askell-Williams, Helen; Zhao, Xueqin; Du, Wenping; Cao, Fei; Xing, Lihong – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
There has been substantial research in the United States, Europe, and Australia about factors influencing students' well-being. However, such research has been relatively rare in Mainland China. We administered four predictor scales (School Satisfaction, Self-Concept, Relationships, and Resilience) and three outcome scales (Flourishing, Mental…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Foreign Countries, Well Being, Elementary School Students
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Zhang, Juan; Wang, Chuang; Lambert, Richard; Wu, Chenggang; Wen, Hongbo – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
The Classroom Appraisal of Resources and Demands (CARD) was designed to evaluate teacher stress based on subjective evaluations of classroom demands and resources. However, the CARD has been mostly utilized in western countries. The aim of the current study was to provide aspects of the validity of responses to a Chinese version of the CARD that…
Descriptors: Chinese, Classroom Techniques, Goodness of Fit, Construct Validity
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Xu, Jianzhong; Fan, Xitao; Du, Jianxia – Psychology in the Schools, 2015
This study presents a psychometric evaluation of the Homework Management Scale (HMS) for mathematics, consisting of five subscales for measuring homework management strategies. Confirmatory factor analyses were conducted with a sample of middle school students (N = 796). Results indicated that the factor structure of the Chinese version of the HMS…
Descriptors: Homework, Psychometrics, Measures (Individuals), Middle School Students
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Phelps, LeAdelle – Psychology in the Schools, 2005
The 2002 Fulbright team, led by Zheng Zhou of St. John's University, consisted of 12 professionals in the fields of education, counseling psychology, and school psychology. Spending one month visiting elementary schools, universities, governmental bodies, hospitals, and private schools throughout China, the Fulbright team had an opportunity to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences, School Psychology, Private Schools
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Peverly, Stephen T. – Psychology in the Schools, 2005
Based on observations of the Chinese educational system in the summer of 2002, I argue that comparisons of the performance of students in the United States and China, and by implication, of students in the United States and other East Asian countries, have been too homogeneous. I discuss four variables that could be included in future research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outcomes of Education, Private Schools, Educational Research
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Moy, Robert; Peverly, Stephen T. – Psychology in the Schools, 2005
China and other East Asian countries (Japan, South Korea, Taiwan) have consistently outperformed the United States and other Western countries in mathematics achievement. As part of a Fulbright-sponsored trip to China in the Summer of 2002, a New York City public school teacher and a trainer of school psychologists offer their impressions of some…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Textbooks, Teacher Characteristics, Teaching Methods
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Zhou, Zheng; Peverly, Stephen T. – Psychology in the Schools, 2005
Cross-cultural studies on mathematical cognition and education have suggested that curriculum and teaching have contributed to U.S. versus Asian differences in student performance; however, previous discussions of curriculum and teaching practices have been very general and have not focused on a detailed analysis of how mathematics concepts are…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Grade 1, Arithmetic, Subtraction
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Mcloughlin, Caven S.; Zhou, Zheng; Clark, Elaine – Psychology in the Schools, 2005
The article provides an overview of the forces that underpin present-day special education practices in the People's Republic of China (PRC) and a review of politico-historical forces that have shaped the development of current educational practices. The forces that have influenced different models for identifying disabilities and the reasons that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Special Needs Students, Educational Practices, Special Education
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Clark, Elaine; Zhou, Zheng – Psychology in the Schools, 2005
It has been only in the past decade that autism has been widely recognized among Chinese service providers. As a result, there are few professionals who are trained to treat the disorder. Although efforts are currently under way to determine the prevalence of autism in China, to date there are no reliable data that indicate the magnitude of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sensory Integration, Private Schools, Hospitals
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