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Xu, Yuejin – Research in the Schools, 2016
In this study, we examined the relationship between teachers' attitudes towards professional development and school performance in the state accountability system using the 2013 Kentucky Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning (TELL) survey data and the 2013 school accountability profile data from the Kentucky Department of Education. We were…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Faculty Development, Accountability, Academic Achievement
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Snyder, Scott; Fisk, Timarie – Research in the Schools, 2016
Teaching artists have significant roles within K-12 schools. Although some research has been conducted to describe the characteristics, training, and employment experiences of teaching artists, no study has been conducted concerning the self-efficacy that such individuals have regarding teaching. The purpose of the study was to investigate the…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Artists, Art, Art Education
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Anis, Yasmeen; Krause, Jeremy A.; Blum, Emily N. – Research in the Schools, 2016
Mathematics anxiety typically involves apprehension toward activities that require computation, which can lead to complications in every-day-life activities (Ashcraft, 2002). Mathematics anxiety also has become accepted as an issue associated with academic success for both children and adults (Ashcraft, 2002; Ashcraft & Moore, 2009; Beilock,…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Anxiety, Gender Differences
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Forbes, Bethany E.; Skinner, Christopher H.; Maurer, Kristin; Taylor, Emily; Schall, Megan; Cazzell, Samantha; Ciancio, Dennis; Conley, Matt; Conley, Elisha – Research in the Schools, 2015
Working with middle-school students, we replicated and extended research on oral reading fluency (ORF) assessments and prompting students to read faster. Altering ORF administration procedures by instructing students to read fast caused statistically significant increases in their words correct per minute (WCPM) and errors, which was moderated by…
Descriptors: Reading Fluency, Reading Comprehension, Reading Skills, Middle School Students
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Leech, Nancy L.; Haug, Carolyn A. – Research in the Schools, 2015
Pressure from state and federal mandates is being brought to faculty members at institutions who prepare teacher candidates to increase the standards and rigor of their programs, and who provide evidence that their graduates not only know the content, but also will be effective in the classroom. This article investigated the relationships among…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Persistence
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Levine, Anita C. – Research in the Schools, 2013
Teacher attrition is a persistent dilemma, with much research conducted on why teachers leave the profession. Yet, limited research exists on why teachers stay, despite the profession's many stressors. This exploratory study examined teachers' perspectives on the role that hope plays as a sustaining influence. A purposive sample of 25 mid-career…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Public School Teachers, Faculty Mobility, Teacher Persistence
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DeVaney, Thomas A.; Adams, Nan B.; Hill-Winstead, Flo; Trahan, Mitzi P. – Research in the Schools, 2012
The purpose of this research was to examine the psychometric properties of the RSCEQ with respect to invariance across gender and grade level, using a sample of 901 teachers from 44 schools in southeast Louisiana. Reliability estimates were consistent with previous research and ranged from 0.81 to 0.90 on the actual and 0.83 to 0.92 on the…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, School Culture, Psychometrics, Test Reliability
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Tull, Ashley; Freeman, Jerrid P. – Research in the Schools, 2011
Examined in this study were the identified frames of reference and locus of control used by 478 student affairs administrators. Administrator responses were examined to identify frames of reference most commonly used and their preference order. Locus of control most commonly used and the relationship between frames of reference and locus of…
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Locus of Control, Student Personnel Workers, Human Resources
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Bickmore, Dana L.; Dowell, Margaret-Mary Sulentic – Research in the Schools, 2011
As part of a multiple case study of charter school leadership, the researchers in this study examined 2 principals' priorities and practices through their expressed concerns and use of time. Through an embedded case design and analysis, 6 themes surfaced from the principal interviews that occurred over the course of a school year--accountability,…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Accountability, Instructional Leadership, Principals
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Iwai, Yuko; Filce, Hollie; Ramp, Ellen – Research in the Schools, 2011
In this study, the authors examined the impact of metacognitive reading strategies on international college students' academic success by correcting the Survey of Reading Strategies (SORS) instrument with (a) grade point averages (GPAs) and (b) the English language proficiency levels, categorized by beginning (students at the English Language…
Descriptors: Grade Point Average, English (Second Language), Language Proficiency, Undergraduate Students
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Zientek, Linda Reichwein; Thompson, Bruce – Research in the Schools, 2010
Self-efficacy and mathematics anxiety have been identified as predictors of mathematics achievement. In the present study, secondary analyses on matrix summaries available from prior published studies were utilized to investigate the contribution that self-efficacy and mathematics anxiety made in mathematics performance. Commonality analyses were…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Anxiety, Predictor Variables
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Briley, Jason S.; Thompson, Tony; Iran-Nejad, Asghar – Research in the Schools, 2009
In this study, the relationships among mathematical beliefs, sources of self-regulation, and achievement for university students enrolled in remedial mathematics were studied. Ninety-four students completed 2 surveys to measure mathematical beliefs and active, dynamic, and multiple-source self-regulation. Students who reported a more sophisticated…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Mathematics Achievement, Academic Achievement, Remedial Mathematics
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Vuk, Jasna; Morse, David T. – Research in the Schools, 2009
In this study we observed college students' behavior on two self-tailored, multiple-choice exams. Self-tailoring was defined as an option to omit up to five items from being scored on an exam. Participants, 80 undergraduate college students enrolled in two sections of an educational psychology course, statistically significantly improved their…
Descriptors: College Students, Educational Psychology, Academic Achievement, Correlation
Mathews, Jerry G. – Research in the Schools, 2001
Used data from a state report card to determine which variables characterize bivariate and multivariate relationships between school quality indicator variables and academic status in high and low socioeconomic status schools and high and low achievement schools. Data from 1,319 schools provide information that may help meet the needs of at-risk…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Correlation, Educational Quality, High Risk Students
Demps, Deborah L.; Onwuegbuzie, Anthony J. – Research in the Schools, 2001
Studied whether eighth-grade reading scores on the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills predict success on the five subtests of the Georgia High School Graduation Test. Findings for 102 high school seniors show that reading scores are statistically significantly related to all five subtests, with correlations ranging from 0.69 to 0.86. (SLD)
Descriptors: Correlation, Graduation Requirements, High School Students, High Schools
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