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An investigation of the relationship between teachers' expectations and teachers' perceptions of student attributes

Anneke C. Timmermans, Hester de Boer, Margaretha P. C. van der Werf
2016 Social Psychology of Education  
This study was aimed at investigating the role of teachers' perceptions of students attributes (working habits, popularity, self-confidence, student-teacher relationships, and classroom behavior) in shaping  ...  The sample analyzed consisted of 5316 students and 469 classes in grade 6 in Dutch primary education.  ...  distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11218-015-9326-6 fatcat:n7x53juiebhhbcseynafnmjeqa

Systems of Ability Grouping and the Stratification of Achievement in Elementary Schools

Brian Rowan, Andrew W. Miracle Jr.
1983 Sociology of education  
of the within-classroom reading group system-aThese results have implications for grouping research strategy and future research on grouping.  ...  Although the self-fulfilling prophecy was at work in both grouping systems, the two forms of grouping affected the processes of peer allocation and differential instruction differently.  ...  The finding of weak direct effects of FRACH on achievement is consistent with Epstein's (1978) studies of sixth grade students and points to important differences between school processes at different  ... 
doi:10.2307/2112382 fatcat:lnxpgo3revdjjoej5tknwzacja

Change of Heart

Victoria Hollis, Artie Konrad, Steve Whittaker
2015 Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '15  
We examine the importance of emotion tracking for behavior change. First, we conducted interviews to explore how emotions influence unwanted behaviors.  ...  Emotion-Focused logging promoted more successful behavior change and analysis of logfiles revealed mechanisms for success: greater engagement of negative affect for unsuccessful days and increased insight  ...  We would also like to thank our participants for sharing their time and personal lives with us. This research was partially supported by NSF grant IIS-1321102.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2702123.2702196 dblp:conf/chi/HollisKW15 fatcat:rurdyiynk5bvpbtnqbehtgkfdq

Page 4870 of Psychological Abstracts Vol. 87, Issue 12 [page]

2000 Psychological Abstracts  
First studies on the diagnositicity of tracking performance decrements during spaceflight suggest that they reflect both microgravity-related changes in the sensory-motor system as well as un- specific  ...  Based on these theoretical considerations, the re- sults of the Ist MMP studies during spaceflights are reviewed, and the diag- nostic value of 2 particular monitoring measures—tracking performance and  ... 

A Randomized Field Experiment Using Self-Reflection on School Behavior to Help Students in Secondary School Reach Their Performance Potential

Eva Feron, Trudie Schils
2020 Frontiers in Psychology  
This study used a randomized field experiment to examine whether self-reflection on school behavior of underperforming secondary school students affected their school performance [grade point average (  ...  The treatment showed a negative effect on self-concept of leadership skills.  ...  Denmark, and the reviewers for their valuable comments on earlier drafts.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2020.01356 pmid:32695047 pmcid:PMC7339948 fatcat:off2ucowobddtmm6qubdb3c5ou

A New Measure of Reading Habit: Going Beyond Behavioral Frequency

Fabian T. C. Schmidt, Jan Retelsdorf
2016 Frontiers in Psychology  
A new measure of reading habit: Going beyond behavioral frequency  ...  Predicting reading achievement, the effect of the SRHI-R vanishes indicating that the habit effect may be explained by higher motivation.  ...  Second, the expression of one's identity is relevant because habits not only form the behavioral repertoire but also "reflect a sense of identity or personal style" (p. 1317)partly because habits are part  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01364 pmid:27660619 pmcid:PMC5014860 fatcat:ujc6cx34j5glnh2ej7w72ijto4

(S)Partners for Heart Health: a school-based program for enhancing physical activity and nutrition to promote cardiovascular health in 5thgrade students

Joseph J Carlson, Joey C Eisenmann, Karin A Pfeiffer, Kathleen B Jager, Scott T Sehnert, Kimbo E Yee, Rita A Klavinski, Deborah L Feltz
2008 BMC Public Health  
Methods/Design: This pilot effectiveness study was approved by the MSU IRB.  ...  prevention and management for 5 th grade students.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors wish to thank the MSU Department of Radiology staff including Mr. Kevin Henley and Mr. Gearl Diggs for their computer and technical support and Ms.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1471-2458-8-420 pmid:19102777 pmcid:PMC2628664 fatcat:z5zia5i6ofdlfcu4eqxtvmv3ky


Ibrahim El Bojairami, Sonya Kouthouridis, Zeinab Sobhanigavgani, Maxime Jacques, Christopher Moraes, Sidney Omelon, Mark Driscoll, Lawrence R. Chen
2019 Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA)  
The improvement or quantifiable impact of the reflective writing exercise differed from class to class.  ...  Despite this, overall results suggest that exam wrappers lend themselves well to improving learning, both for the students and instructors in the context of engineering classrooms.  ...  The authors acknowledge the support and efforts of the graduate students who undertook the reflection grading, including Rana Yekani.  ... 
doi:10.24908/pceea.vi0.13817 fatcat:6fujo5j4y5d3pi7ohmv276nbay

Community health: a critical approach to addressing chronic diseases

Lissette M Flores, Rachel Davis, Patti Culross
2007 Preventing Chronic Disease  
This commentary on that document highlights recommendations for the use of community indicator reports.  ...  The reports are comprehensive evaluations of community well-being that reflect community factors that influence health.  ...  Acknowledgments This paper is an adaptation of a forthcoming document prepared for The California Endowment: Good Health Counts: A 21st Century Approach to Health and Community for California.  ... 
pmid:17875252 pmcid:PMC2099273 fatcat:xxh2uu42qnfmfkbaugo45mrjkq

Assessment drives learning: The effect of central exit exams on curricular knowledge and mathematical literacy

Hendrik Jürges, Kerstin Schneider, Martin Senkbeil, Claus H. Carstensen
2012 Economics of Education Review  
Abstract In this paper, we use data from the German PISA 2003 sample to study the effects of central exit examinations on student performance, student attitudes, and teacher behavior.  ...  Unlike earlier studies we use (i) a value-added measure to pin down the effect of central exit exams on learning in the last year before the exam and (ii) separate test scores for mathematical literacy  ...  This classification allows us to study possible effects of exit exams on the six dimensions of teacher attitudes and behavior simultaneously.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.econedurev.2011.08.007 fatcat:yobxizlk3ra7jjwtly5dgakcmm

An Exploratory Study of Collegiate Track and Field Athletes' Participation Motivations and Health Related Behaviors

2019 European Journal of Physical Education and Sport  
Using 'self-determination-theory' as a theoretical framework, this study examined: features of the collegiate track and field athletes' (CT&FAs') participation-motivations; their current healthrelated  ...  behaviors; and their participation-motivations associate to the dependent variables.  ...  of this study would like to express their deepest appreciations to the coaches and administrators in the 18 colleges/universities' athletics department/program, for their sincerely assisting during our  ... 
doi:10.13187/ejpe.2019.1.28 fatcat:qn23lfwivfgr5oz5g35uo7fcc4

Students' extracurricular reading behavior and the development of vocabulary and reading comprehension

Maximilian Pfost, Tobias Dörfler, Cordula Artelt
2013 Learning and Individual Differences  
Furthermore, it assessed distinct patterns of extracurricular reading behavior composed of traditional print media and new forms of reading on the Internet.  ...  This study investigated the role of extracurricular reading behavior in the development of reading literacy.  ...  This finding can be interpreted as reflecting the reciprocal causal status of reading behavior and reading achievement related to the Matthew effect in reading (Stanovich, 1986 ).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.lindif.2013.04.008 fatcat:bg74vid2xrdlhczepnfk5uz3vq

Obesity prevention in defined (high school) populations

C B Taylor, K Taylor, M Jones, A Shorter, M Yee, B Genkin, A Burrows, A E Kass, M Rizk, M Redman, P Romer, J Williams (+1 others)
2012 International Journal of Obesity Supplements  
OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study is to examine the feasibility of providing an inexpensive, Internet-based universal (healthy weight regulation) and targeted (weight maintenance/loss) health program  ...  DESIGN: A total of 118 normal-weight and 64 overweight/obese students in the same ninth-grade class completed a baseline screen and were allocated to a healthy weight regulation program or a weight-loss  ...  We thank Healthmunk LLC for providing the software program, and the staff, faculty and students of Woodside High School for their help with this study.  ... 
doi:10.1038/ijosup.2012.8 pmid:24567839 pmcid:PMC3932060 fatcat:eyzodmp75rhxpjb4kyx6xlbjmq

Learning Analytics Dashboard Applications

Katrien Verbert, Erik Duval, Joris Klerkx, Sten Govaerts, José Luis Santos
2013 American Behavioral Scientist  
studies.  ...  Most evaluations evaluate only part of our conceptual framework and do not assess whether dashboards contribute to behavior change or new understanding, probably also because such assessment requires longitudinal  ...  Declaration of Conflicting Interests The author(s) declared no potential conflicts of interest with respect to the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0002764213479363 fatcat:en42x2wkcbbirn2b6avq376dtu

First selection, then influence: Developmental differences in friendship dynamics regarding academic achievement

Mariola Claudia Gremmen, Jan Kornelis Dijkstra, Christian Steglich, René Veenstra
2017 Developmental Psychology  
Data were derived from the SNARE (Social Network Analysis of Risk behavior in Early adolescence) study, using 6 waves (N ϭ 601; Mage ϭ 12.66, 48.9% boys at first wave).  ...  Results showed developmental differences between the first and second year of secondary school (seventh and eighth grade).  ...  Peer norms reflect the expected and accepted behavior of a social group, making it interesting to study the role of these norms on peer processes.  ... 
doi:10.1037/dev0000314 pmid:28394144 fatcat:bhrkokj4wrbv5mbsi2zfjpjizq
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