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Engagement in Academic Work: The Role of Learning Goals, Future Consequences, Pleasing Others, and Perceived Ability
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Engagement in academic work was viewed from a multiple goals perspective and multiple regression analyses indicated that various goals, perceived ability, and some interactions accounted for significant amounts of variance in the task engagement measures and achievement. Expand
Item-Specific Efficacy Judgments in Mathematical Problem Solving: The Downside of Standing Too Close to Trees in a Forest
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Researchers are encouraged to use similar but not identical items to assess self-efficacy and performance, a construct validity approach to interrogate their interpretations, more diverse outcome measures, and SEM approaches like those demonstrated here. Expand
Play, Work, and Rest: The Developmental Affordances of Designated Child-Friendly Public Spaces in Jakarta, Indonesia
To understand how public spaces might support children’s development, this study explored the activities and experiences of children (6-12yrs) in two designated child-friendly public spaces (RPTRAs)Expand
The challenge of diversity: participation rates in a flexible learner support programme
The present study reports the results of an investigation into the rates of participation among English first and second-language students in the different components of learner support system in theExpand
Incorporating Meditation as a Professional Skill within the Business Curriculum: Theory, Attitudes and Application
The author suggests that a number of barriers currently exist to the wider inclusion of meditation in the business curriculum: (1) the lingering association that many people have with meditation as aExpand
Exclusionary Discipline In New Jersey: The Relationship Between Black Teachers And Black Students
There are a host of variables that affect the disciplinary outcomes of AfricanAmerican students, for example, poverty rates and students with special needs. The variables of interest here areExpand
CHARACTERIZATION OF TEACHING AND LEARNING STYLES IN GEOGRAPHY: A STEP TOWARDS THEIR INCLUSION IN SECONDARY CLASSROOMS
This paper constitutes a summary of the main contributions of a PhD thesis focused on the understanding of the processes of educational influence; that is to say, the practices that allow teachersExpand
NO SCHOOL COUNSELOR LEFT BEHIND: COUNSELORS USE OF DATA AND THEIR PERCEIVED OBSTACLES AND FACILITATORS
Legislation such as No Child Left Behind (NCLB) of 2001 created a situation where schools use data to track and monitor student success. Counselors are now being held to those same expectations thatExpand
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