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Parenting and Self Esteem – Ecological Systems Theory

Bronfenbrenner (1999), the Russian-American psychologist known for his Ecological System Theory, stated the importance of the role of the environment to the ecology of human development, as a dynamic multilevel system wherein the environment and internal process of human development … Continue reading

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Family Interactional Theory (FIT)

There is a significant acceptance for the psychological importance of self-esteem. Self-esteem is described as the “overall affective and cognitive self-appraisal of one’s own worth, value, and importance (Brook, Saar, & Brook, 2010, p. 2).  Family Interaction Theory (FIT) operates … Continue reading

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Parenting styles and children’s performance

Emotion regulation in young children has been reported to lead to their academic success.  According to research findings by Raver (2002), emotion regulation, which includes attention regulation and planning skills involved in attention management, contributes directly to children’s school readiness. … Continue reading

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Critical analysis of an international proficiency test – TOEFL

I.     Introduction 1.1.   Background information A rapid expansion of technology and advancement in research has provided new opportunities in language acquisition. Nevertheless, complexity and imperfection has continuously provided challenges for experts in the area of language testing. Early language testing … Continue reading

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