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Redifer, Jenni L.; Bae, Christine L.; DeBusk-Lane, Morgan – SAGE Open, 2019
Creative thinking shares many characteristics with traditional complex tasks. We investigated whether implicit theories of creativity would affect creative thinking in a way similar to the impact of implicit theories of intelligence on academic tasks. We altered participants' theories of creativity to be either more incremental or more…
Descriptors: Theories, Short Term Memory, Cognitive Processes, Difficulty Level
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Douglass, Anne L. – SAGE Open, 2019
Professional standards increasingly call for early childhood educators to hold a bachelor's degree as one measure of educator quality. This has prompted many educators to return to college, creating both a need and an opportunity to better understand the factors that support educators to complete their degree and apply what they learn to their…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Faculty Development, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers
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Kumcagiz, Hatice – SAGE Open, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine university students' Internet addiction in relation to their parental attachment and sociodemographics. The participants consisted of 402 university students aged 17 to 25 years, 249 (61.9%) of whom were female and 153 (38.1%) of whom were male. The participants completed a questionnaire comprising the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Addictive Behavior, Attachment Behavior
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Kralova, Zdena; Tirpakova, Anna – SAGE Open, 2019
The current study aims to fill the gap in the current literature by focusing on the wide scale of nonnative English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teachers' perceptions and opinions in the specific context of a post-Communist country. It focuses on the link between five demographic variables (age, the length of English language study, English…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Sheikh, Adnan Ahmed; Inam, Aneeq; Rubab, Anila; Najam, Usama; Rana, Naeem Ahmad; Awan, Hayat Muhammad – SAGE Open, 2019
Work engagement is arguably one of the key challenges confronted by the higher education sector of Pakistan. Therefore, it is important to understand the diverse perspectives of work engagement in this sector. This study examines the effect of job demand and spiritual leadership on work engagement in public universities of Pakistan through the…
Descriptors: Work Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, College Faculty
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Aksu, Zeki; Kul, Ümit – SAGE Open, 2019
Teaching efficacy, teaching anxiety, and teaching knowledge are crucial factors in effective teaching. This study investigated the mediating role of mathematics teaching efficacy (MTE) in the relationship between pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) and mathematics teaching anxiety (MTA) for pre-service mathematics teachers. The participants were…
Descriptors: Mathematics Anxiety, Mathematics Teachers, Self Efficacy, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Zheng, Boyang; Sun, Guiping; Wang, Hourong – SAGE Open, 2019
Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is an important component of China's medical system. How to educate TCM practitioners in China, therefore, has become a crucial issue. To contribute to this issue, the current research identified the competency model of TCM practitioners in China and developed an evaluation for TCM students. We combined Bloom's…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Correlation, Foreign Countries, Test Reliability
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Peng, Jian-E; Gao, Xuesong – SAGE Open, 2019
Motivation is considered an important impetus driving and sustaining individuals' efforts to fulfill their goals. Against the backdrop that university academics worldwide are increasingly expected to produce research output in prestigious journals for both individual and institutional development, it is necessary to understand academics' research…
Descriptors: Teacher Researchers, Teacher Motivation, College Faculty, English (Second Language)
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AlMahdi, Osama; Bukamal, Hanin – SAGE Open, 2019
This study explored pre-service teachers' attitudes toward inclusive education. The Sentiments, Attitudes, and Concerns about Inclusive Education--Revised (SACIE-R) scale was completed by 138 teacher candidates in a teacher preparation program in Bahrain Teachers College. The findings revealed that candidate teachers needed more opportunities to…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Inclusion, Teacher Education Programs, Students with Disabilities
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Nurcahyo, Rahmat; Apriliani, Fany; Muslim, Erlinda; Wibowo, Alan Dwi – SAGE Open, 2019
Indonesia, as a country with intensive skill positions, needs to pay attention to the management of colleges. Standardization and development are essential processes in higher education. These can be achieved through the implementation of total quality management (TQM). The initial steps to achieve TQM in higher education are the 5-S kaizen…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Total Quality Management, Higher Education, College Administration
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Broda, Michael; Ekholm, Eric; Schneider, Barbara; Hutton, Amy C. – SAGE Open, 2018
This study examines the association between high school teachers' collegial networks and their own familiarity with, and practices related to, supporting students' admission to college. Using survey data collected at two time points from 163 teachers in four mid-Michigan high schools in 2011-2012, this study (a) employs cluster analysis to map…
Descriptors: High Schools, Secondary School Teachers, Collegiality, College Admission
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Magulod, Gilbert Cabilangan – SAGE Open, 2018
Literature is life. It is the gateway of looking at the world outside. We can learn, understand and appreciate the world. Reading literature is the best way to know who we are, what we are, and what we used to be. Using descriptive correlational research design, the study ventured on assessing the literary appreciation skills and reading…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Literature Appreciation, Correlation, College Students
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Janebi Enayat, Mostafa; Amirian, Seyed Mohammad Reza; Zareian, Gholamreza; Ghaniabadi, Saeed – SAGE Open, 2018
This study investigates the correlations between the three measures of written receptive vocabulary size and second language (L2) depth of vocabulary knowledge to find the most reliable test of vocabulary size. Moreover, the corresponding relationship is examined for the higher and lower word-frequency bands of the three tests to find whether the…
Descriptors: Receptive Language, Language Tests, Vocabulary Development, Second Language Learning
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Berger, Jean-Louis; Girardet, Céline; Vaudroz, Cynthia; Crahay, Marcel – SAGE Open, 2018
Classroom management is an important topic in teacher education, as it has a strong impact on students' engagement. However, untangling the concepts influencing teachers' classroom management practices is a question that needs further investigation. Using data from a survey of 154 vocational teachers participating in teacher education, this study…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Classroom Techniques, Self Efficacy
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Moss, Taylor E.; Benus, Matthew J.; Tucker, Elizabeth A. – SAGE Open, 2018
Arts integration in school-based curriculum has been an area of interest in the United States since formal schooling began in the 1800s. Arts integration uses art forms such as, visual arts, music, drama, or dance with a language arts, math, science, and/or social studies curriculum. This article examines nine studies that assessed the effects of…
Descriptors: Urban Education, Academic Achievement, Art Education, Integrated Curriculum
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