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A Hierarchical Linear Modelling Analysis of Ecological Predictors of Academic Achievement of Refugee Students in KenyaDownload
Refugee children experience significant challenges in their schooling that can lead to poor performance and dropping out of school. To date, no study has examined what factors predict academic achievement of refugee youth in schools in low-income countries that host most of the world’s refugee...
Addiction counselling self-efficacy, job satisfaction, motivation, and burnout: A mixed methods studyDownload
Addiction counsellors provide the majority of treatment to individuals struggling with substance abuse and problem gambling behaviour and, therefore, compose an essential workforce for providing effective treatment to individuals with addictive behaviours. Given the growing body of research...
An Internet-Based Intervention for Promoting and Maintaining Physical Activity in Thai University-Aged Females: A Randomized Controlled TrialDownload
Introduction: Thai female students are not likely to participate in leisure-time physical activity (PA). This dissertation comprised two studies that examined the efficacy of a Social Cognitive Theory (SCT) based internet intervention PA designed to promote and maintain leisure-time PA in...
The objectives of this participatory action research, with rural Thai elders with type-2 diabetes, were to: (a) explore perspectives of the elders with respect to how taking part in a self-help group on diabetes affected their self-care ability and quality of life; and, (b) compare self-efficacy...
The purposes of this thesis were to (1) examine the role of pubertal timing in sex differences in physical activity and sedentary behaviour in a representative sample of Korean adolescents, (2) investigate the roles of psychosocial correlates of the relationship between pubertal status and...
Delineating the Relationship between Self-Trust and Generalized Self-Efficacy: Implications for Mental HealthDownload
Generalized self-efficacy (GSE) is understood as a stable and trait-like belief that one can manage challenging situations or tasks one is faced with. Based on Bandura’s social cognitive theory, GSE is thought to arise from repeated experiences of mastery and performance success over a broad...
Evaluating an Attributional Retraining Intervention to Increase Pre-service Teachers’ Self-Efficacy in Working with Students with FASD: A Mixed Methods StudyDownload
Children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) can experience complex social, emotional, behavioural, and academic needs at school that necessitate the support of prepared and efficacious teachers. Teacher self-efficacy, defined as the extent to which a teacher believes he or she can bring...
According to organizational support theory (OST), the relationship between perceived organizational support (POS) and organizational citizenship behavior (OCB) is driven by social exchange mechanisms and mediated by felt obligation (Eisenberger, Armeli, Rexwinkel, Lynch, & Rhoades, 2001). This...
Teacher Attributions for Behavior Disorders and Their Relationship to Expectations and Self-EfficacyDownload
Student behavior disorders have emerged as a significant concern within the school environment, having been identified as a major source of occupational stress for teachers and a leading contributor to stress and burnout. Research has suggested that neither general education nor special...