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    • Children's productive use of academic vocabulary 

      Ma, Shufeng; Zhang, Jie; Anderson, Richard C.; Morris, Joshua; Nguyen-Jahiel, Kim Thi; Miller, Brian; Jadallah, May; Sun, Jingjing; Lin, Tzu-Jung; Scott, Theresa; Hsu, Yu-Li; Zhang, Xin; Latawiec, Beata; Grabow, Kay (Taylor & Francis LTD, 2017)
      Instructional influences on productive use of academic vocabulary were investigated among 460 mostly African American and Latina/o fifth graders from 36 classrooms in eight public schools serving low-income families. ...
    • Classroom context influence on pre-service teacher pupil control ideology 

      Herron, Jason P.; Hennessey, Maeghan N. (Routledge, 2021-09-24)
      The purpose of this experimental study is to examine the extent to which changes in a classroom scenario influence participant reports of pupil control ideology (PCI). Pre-service teacher participants (n = 83) completed a ...
    • A community college HSI: the effect of an HSI designation on organizational identity 

      Carter, Todd L.; Patterson, Jean A. (SAGE Publications, 2019-07-25)
      Objective: Most community colleges receiving the Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) designation have no specific mission to serve Hispanic students. The purpose of this qualitative case study was to explore how receiving ...
    • Comparing iPadA (R) and paper assessments for children with ASD: an initial study 

      Marble-Flint, Karissa J.; Strattman, Kathy H.; Schommer-Aikins, Marlene (SAGE Publications, 2019-05)
      iPadA (R) and paper versions of a receptive vocabulary assessment were administered to 4- to 6-year olds with a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). No differences were found between scores on the two assessments. ...
    • Cultural values at the individual level and the malleability of ways of knowing 

      Schommer-Aikins, Marlene; Easter, Marilyn (Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis LTD, 2/23/2014)
      This research tested the relationship between individuals cultural values and the malleability in their ways of knowing in two social contexts. Two hundred and ninety-two college students majoring in either business or ...
    • Depending on my mood: mood-driven influences on text comprehension 

      Bohn-Gettler, Catherine M.; Rapp, David N. (American Psychological Association, 2011-08)
      Reading comprehension is a critical component of success in educational settings. To date, research on text processing in educational and cognitive psychological domains has focused predominantly on cognitive influences ...
    • Early childhood education: The long-term benefits 

      Bakken, Linda; Brown, Nola; Downing, Barry (Taylor & Francis, 2017-02-03)
      This study was designed to substantiate the positive, long-term outcomes demonstrated by children from economically disadvantaged homes who received a high-quality, early education. Children who attended The Opportunity ...
    • Editorial: Goodbye: New begining 

      Rivera, Edil Torres (Sociedad Interamericana de Psicologia, 2020-03-08)
      As I am beginning to write this final editorial as the editor of the Interamerican Journal of Psychology (IJP), I can help but to have reflections about these few years. In 2011, when I began this process in where the ...
    • Epistemological and learning beliefs of trainee teachers studying education 

      Schommer-Aikins, Marlene; Beuchat-Reichardt, Marianne; Hernandez-Pina, Fuensanta (University of Murcia, 2012-05)
      Educational reforms have brought about transformations about the ways in which teaching and learning are carried out. Learning is contextualized and learning means how we learn. This is directly related to Education student ...
    • Epistemological beliefs and thinking about everyday controversial issues 

      Schommer-Aikins, Marlene; Hutter, Rosetta (Routledge (Taylor & Francis), 2002-01)
      The authors investigated the relationship between individuals' beliefs about the nature of knowledge and the nature of learning (epistemological beliefs) and their thinking about everyday controversial issues. Adults (N = ...
    • Evolution, not revolution: school psychologists' changing practices in determining specific learning disabilities 

      Unruh, Susan; McKellar, Nancy A. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013-04)
      The profession of school psychology has been impacted by the response to intervention (RTI) model in various ways. RTI data are being used to make decisions regarding academic and behavioral interventions and to make ...
    • An examination of phonological awareness treatment outcomes for seventh-grade poor readers from a bilingual community 

      Swanson, Teri J.; Hodson, Barbara Williams, 1937-; Schommer-Aikins, Marlene (American Speech - Language - Hearing Association, 2005-10)
      The goal of this study was to examine posttreatment outcomes following direct, systematic phonological awareness instruction for seventh-grade poor readers, most of whom had English as their second language.
    • Factors influencing STEM career aspirations of underrepresented high school students 

      Mau, Wei-Cheng J.; Li, Jiaqi (Wiley, 2018-09-05)
      A shortage of female and minority students pursuing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers has prompted researchers and policy makers to examine the current STEM supply pipeline. This study examined ...
    • Falsification, annual targets, and errant leadership: media portrayal of the Atlanta test-cheating scandal 

      Freeman, Eric (SAGE Publications, 2015-11)
      This analysis of the Atlanta test-cheating scandal differs markedly from the version reported in the press. Using discourse analysis, I examined over 50 articles published in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC), the ...
    • Influence of Collaborative Reasoning discussions on metadiscourse in children's essays 

      Latavietz, Beata M.; Anderson, Richard C.; Ma, Shufeng; Nguyen-Jahiel, Kim (Walter de Gruyter GmbH, 3/9/2016)
      Metadiscourse has been conceptualized as a means to organize discourse, convey interpersonal and evaluative meanings, as well as engage the reader or listener. Importantly, metadiscourse has been theorized to uncover thought ...
    • Instructional influences on English language learners' storytelling 

      Ma, Shufeng; Anderson, Richard C.; Lin, Tzu-Jung; Zhang, Jie; Morris, Joshua; Nguyen-Jahiel, Kim Thi; Miller, Brian; Jadallah, May; Scott, Theresa; Sun, Jingjing; Grabow, Kay; Latawiec, Beata; Yi, Sherry (Elsevier, 2017-06)
      The goal of this study was to evaluate instructional influences on the storytelling of English Language Learners (ELLs). Participants were 210 fifth-grade Spanish-speaking ELLs (mean age = 10.8) from schools serving ...
    • Internet addiction and acculturative stress among international college students in the United States 

      Li, Jiaqi; Liu, Xun (University Printing Services, 2021-03-15)
      While Internet use plays an increasingly important role in individuals’ lives, many college students have found themselves totally unconsciously plunged into Internet addiction (IA). Guided by the acculturative stress ...
    • Interpersonal needs in middle adolescents: companionship, leadership and intimacy 

      Bakken, Linda; Romig, Charles A. (Elsevier, 1992-09)
      Recent research suggests that, along with identity, intimacy is an important developmental construct during adolescence. Are there gender differences in current society regarding intimacy development? Two hundred and seven ...
    • Journey to Solla Sollew: Teacher candidates, resiliency, and children's literature 

      Lohfink, Gayla; Unruh, Susan (Association of Teacher Educators – Kansas, 2013)
      Today's elementary student must learn coping strategies in order to deal with life's challenges-social, emotional, and academic-in his or her changing world. To foster the development of such learning, teacher preparation ...
    • Learning disabilities and learned helplessness: a heuristic approach 

      ; Hersh, C. A.; Stone, B. J.; Ford, L. (Informa Healthcare, 1996-02)
      This study investigated whether students with learning disabilities exhibited learned helpless behavior at a greater rate than their normal achieving peers when confronted with reading failure. Forty-five third grade ...