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Mukhopadhyay, Averi – SAGE Open, 2019
University campuses serve as second homes for students, teachers, administrators, and parents coming from diverse regions, religions, classes, castes, and different genders. Interaction and camaraderie between the major characters in the academe develop. The bonhomie that exists between the stakeholders of the academe has its own rules, rules that…
Descriptors: Power Structure, Social Class, Gender Differences, Speech Communication
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Siddiquah, Aishah – SAGE Open, 2019
The purpose of the present study was to identify the effect of different variables on the locus of control of secondary school students. About 520 students participated in the study. Brown Locus of Control Scale (BLOCS) was used to assess the internal, external social, and external other loci of control of students. The t-test and ANOVA were…
Descriptors: Locus of Control, Secondary School Students, Gender Differences, Family Income
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Otara, Alfred; Uworwabayeho, Alphonse; Nzabalirwa, Wenceslas; Kayisenga, Beata – SAGE Open, 2019
Learner-centered pedagogy (LCP) is one of the best approaches in developing knowledge, skills, and attitudes of learners to cope with the changing world. Implementation of LCP practices tend to vary from one context to another. It is within this perspective that this study was conducted with the aim of investigating the teachers' attitudes toward…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Teaching Methods, Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Feniger, Yariv; Gorodzeisky, Anastasia; Krumer-Nevo, Michal – SAGE Open, 2019
In recent years, education-occupation mismatch has become an important area of social research. However, little is known about its impact on the intergenerational transmission of educational attainment. This study investigates the possible negative consequences of a specific aspect of parental education-occupation mismatch, also known as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Parent Background, Education Work Relationship
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Liu, Hong – SAGE Open, 2019
This study investigates language attitudes held by Chinese-English bilinguals toward two types of switching to English in mandarin Chinese discourse, that is, intraclausal and interclausal switching. Participants with varying degrees of English proficiency were sampled from four cities in mainland China and one oversea city, London. A variation of…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Social Desirability
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Fu, Rong – SAGE Open, 2019
The burden of dementia in China is expected to increase dramatically. This study aimed to estimate the potential impact of early parental death on cognitive functioning in late life and whether education is a possible mechanism underlying this association. Data were derived from the 2002 and 2005 waves of the Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity…
Descriptors: Dementia, Older Adults, Parents, Foreign Countries
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Ashencaen Crabtree, Sara; Shiel, Chris – SAGE Open, 2019
Gender discrimination in the academy globally is widely recognized in terms of faculty ranking and career progression rates. U.K. national data notes the lower research recognition of women scholars as well as gendered pay gaps. This article reports on a qualitative study of women academics across discipline groups at a British post-1992 corporate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Women Faculty, College Faculty, Gender Discrimination
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Reyes-Ruiz, Gerardo; Barragán-Ocaña, Alejandro; Olmos-Peña, Samuel; González-Ávila, María Eugenia – SAGE Open, 2018
Mexican high school students have a strong inclination to deem scientific and technological college-level education as overly challenging. The purpose of this study was to present firsthand information to learn the following: (a) current problems associated with scientific and technological human capital training in the Mexico City metropolitan…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Science Education, Technology Education
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Becirovic, Senad; Brdarevic-Celjo, Amna; Dubravac, Vildana – SAGE Open, 2018
Despite its importance being acknowledged in a plethora of studies, developing reading strategies appears absent from many classrooms, which justifies a considerable research interest in this topic. The present study aims to investigate how gender, nationality, and grade point average affect the frequency of the usage of different types of reading…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Ethnicity, Grade Point Average, Reading Strategies
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Moen, Kjersti Mordal; Westlie, Knut; Skille, Eivind Åsrum – SAGE Open, 2018
With a survey of physical education (PE) among a national representative sample of fifth to tenth grade students (N = 3,226) in Norway, we investigated how students experience the changing room situation in relation to PE classes. Most students find the changing room situation unproblematic, while some report problems. A majority (59.6%) of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Recreational Facilities, Student Experience
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Dakduk, Silvana; Santalla-Banderali, Zuleima; van der Woude, David – SAGE Open, 2018
This article evaluates the factors involved in the acceptance of Blended Learning (BL) with executives based on the Extended Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT2) model in executive education. The empirical analysis uses data from 307 responses to an online questionnaire by senior and middle-ranking managers. The confirmatory…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Management Development, Administrator Attitudes, Motivation
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Nyarko, Kingsley; Kugbey, Nuworza; Kofi, Collins Courage; Cole, Yaa Adubea; Adentwi, Kobina Impraim – SAGE Open, 2018
There have been several issues about the reading skills and abilities of children in Ghana, and how reading proficiency might influence the academic performance of children. In view of the above, this study examined the influence of reading proficiency on the academic performance of lower primary school children in Accra. Using a cross-sectional…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Reading Tests, Standardized Tests
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Wood, Carla; Wofford, Mary Claire; Hassinger, Abby – SAGE Open, 2018
Aims of the current study were to explore teachers' background, beliefs, attitudes, and sense of self-efficacy, as well as instructional supports and innovative practices in response to cultural and linguistic diversity in classrooms serving Spanish-English speaking children of migrant workers. A total of 22 teachers participated in…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Instructional Innovation, Migrant Workers, Cultural Differences
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Mundia, Lawrence; Shahrill, Masitah – SAGE Open, 2018
Human resource development is one of the major goals of Brunei's current development plan to be achieved under Wawasan 2035 policy. The University of Brunei Darussalam's foundation program aims to increase students' access to higher education among disadvantaged and underrepresented groups. The present field survey investigated how the coping…
Descriptors: Coping, Help Seeking, Learning Strategies, Foreign Countries
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Gokcora, Deniz; DePaulo, Daniel – SAGE Open, 2018
This pilot study explores the extent to which frequent quizzes given in a developmental Academic Critical Reading (ACR) course in a community college affects student success on a standardized CUNY (The City University of New York) assessment test on reading skills. Participants included 41 students in two class sections of ACR class who received…
Descriptors: Reading Tests, Developmental Studies Programs, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students
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