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On The Relationship Between Motivational Goal Orientations And Academic Achievement Among Iranian Students, Ali Taghinezhad Jan 2015

On The Relationship Between Motivational Goal Orientations And Academic Achievement Among Iranian Students, Ali Taghinezhad

Ali Taghinezhad

ABSTRACT Recent studies about achievement motivation mostly focus on individuals’ goals in academic situations which might affect educational behaviors and students’ academic achievement outcomes. The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between motivational goal orientations and academic achievement of high school students of Shiraz, Iran. In total, 835 high school students of Shiraz participated in this study. The participants filled in the Inventory of School Motivation. The Grade Point Average (GPA), mathematics and English final exam scores of the students were gathered. The data were analyzed through Pearson correlation coefficient. The analysis of the data indicated that ...


Working With Traumatized Students: Measures To Assess School Staff Perceptions, Awareness, And Instructional Responses, Angelique G. Day Jan 2015

Working With Traumatized Students: Measures To Assess School Staff Perceptions, Awareness, And Instructional Responses, Angelique G. Day

Angelique G Day

This preliminary research provides the psychometric properties of three instruments that assess school staff perceptions of student behavior (TPSB), awareness of trauma (TTS), and responses to student behavior (TRSB). Validity and reliability were established for these measures using a sample of 26 school staff members. Cronbach’s alpha internal consistency coefficient for the TPSB resulted in α = 0.83 for both its “acting out” and “shutting down” subscales. The TTS had α = 0.91. TRSB resulted in α = 0.79 for the “acting out” subscale and α = 0.81 for the “shutting down” subscale. These measures may be useful in ...


Heartsongs Across The World: Using Literacy And Emotional Pedagogy To Empower Communities Of Compassionate Learners, Susan Densmore-James, Russell G. Yocum Jan 2015

Heartsongs Across The World: Using Literacy And Emotional Pedagogy To Empower Communities Of Compassionate Learners, Susan Densmore-James, Russell G. Yocum

Russell Yocum

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