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A School-Based Randomized Controlled Trial to Improve Physical Activity among Iranian High School GirlsDownload
Background: Physical activity (PA) rates decline precipitously during the high school years and are consistently lower among adolescent girls than adolescent boys. Due to cultural barriers, this problem might be exacerbated in female Iranian adolescents. However, little intervention research has...
During the Fall 2020 semester, students from the Department of Education at the University of Alberta completed our survey which examined students’ beliefs about assessment and motivation. Thank you to all of our participants! Some preliminary results are presented here.
International clinical practica are a strategy to integrate a global dimension in nursing curricula and achieve culturally sensitive nursing practice. In this paper, a review of the history and development of international practica for nursing students is presented, and research evaluating the...
Choosing Negative Feedback Improves Learning for Students of All Ages: A Game-based Assessment of Seeking Negative Feedback and RevisingDownload
This research examines the effect of age on students’ choices to seek negative feedback and to revise, as well as on students’ learning based on these choices. We designed Posterlet, an assessment game that measures the choices to seek negative feedback and to revise. In this study, 764 students...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate drug use and risk behaviors among students of the University of Guayaquil in Ecuador. To evaluate this issue, we used the questionnaire “Youth Risk Behavior Survey” (YRBS). The study sample consisted of 751 undergraduate students: 328 (44%) male and 423...
Emerging Adulthood in Chinese Young People: Does ego identity status moderate the relationship between transition features and burnout?Download
Dramatic social changes in contemporary society have resulted in young people taking a longer time to transition into adulthood. In Western cultures, Arnett (2000) identified this transition period as emerging adulthood. Individuals may experience this period differently, depending on their...
Broadly defined as the connection between the learner and his or her learning, student engagement is a motivational construct involving behavioral, cognitive, emotional (Fredricks, Blumenfeld, & Paris, 2004) and social (Klassen, Yerdelen, & Durksen, 2013) components. Although all four components...