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Wozencroft, Kelly; Campbell, Marilyn; Orel, Alexandria; Kimpton, Melanie; Leong, Eliza – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2015
Little is known about the prevalence of cyberbullying among university students and less about whether they utilise anti-bullying policies. However, failure to report cyberbullying incidents to authorities would lessen the efficacy of these policies. This study investigated the prevalence of cyberbullying among university students and their…
Descriptors: Bullying, Intention, Information Security, Incidence
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Afrianto – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2014
This paper reports on findings from an ongoing research project involving pre-service English teachers' identity formation during teaching practicum at Riau University, Indonesia. It explores the motivations behind participants' decisions to become English teachers. Qualitative data were gathered during pre- and post-teaching practicum periods…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Choice, Preservice Teachers, Professional Identity
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Qasim, Samir; Ravenscroft, John; Sproule, John – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2014
Previous research has not examined the potential relationship between physical activity interventions and psychological domains of young adults with visual impairment (VI). This study aimed to investigate whether karate practice improves the self-esteem of young adults with VI. A secondary aim of this study was to explore the exercise and…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Self Esteem, Case Studies, Measures (Individuals)
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Goh, Karen – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2014
This qualitative study examines the attributes of effective teachers in a problem-based learning (PBL) classroom, specifically in a polytechnic context in Singapore. The educational beliefs, approaches and strategies of a group of PBL facilitators who have received teaching awards are examined to understand how critical thinking, collaborative and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Characteristics, Problem Based Learning
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Keller-Schneider, Manuela – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2014
Teacher education must ensure that teachers have the prerequisites to meet different demands in their career entry phase. The presented evaluation study of 241 student teachers in their second semester of pre-service education shows that not only highly rated courses have an impact on the learning outcome of student teachers; the intensity with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Learning Strategies
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Kyle, Vanessa A.; White, Katherine M.; Hyde, Melissa K.; Occhipinti, Stefano – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2014
We examined goal importance, focusing on high, but not exclusive priority goals, in the theory of planned behaviour (TPB) to predict students' academic performance. At the beginning of semester, students in a psychology subject (N = 197) completed TPB and goal importance items for achieving a high grade. Regression analyses revealed partial…
Descriptors: Role, Goal Orientation, Academic Achievement, Prediction
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Scott, Brianna M.; Berman, Ashleigh F. – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2013
Metacognition refers to students' knowledge and regulation of cognition, as well as their accuracy in predicting their academic performance. This study addressed two major questions: 1) how do metacognitive knowledge, regulation and accuracy differ across domains?, and 2) how do students' individual differences relate to their reported…
Descriptors: Task Analysis, Difficulty Level, Metacognition, Questionnaires
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Skues, Jason L.; Cunningham, Everarda G. – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2013
This study examined the validity of using teacher-administered educational and intelligence tests to screen students for learning disabilities (LDs). Twenty-seven Technical and Further Education (TAFE) students from regional Victoria who were enrolled in a program that was designed to reconnect school dropouts with education via TAFE participated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Disabilities, Disability Identification, Screening Tests
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Mansfield, Caroline; Wosnitza, Marold; Beltman, Susan – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2012
Teacher motivation is an important field of research, especially in countries where teacher retention and quality have become prominent concerns. This paper presents a conceptual framework for understanding the stage appropriate "goals for teaching" of graduating teacher education students. Generated from empirical data and grounded in…
Descriptors: Teacher Motivation, Teacher Persistence, Goal Orientation, Teacher Effectiveness
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Abd-El-Fattah, Sabry M.; AL-Nabhani, Hilal Z. – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2012
This study examined the relationships among implicit self-theories, achievement goals, and academic delay of gratification. Do achievement goals mediate the relationship between implicit self-theories and academic delay of gratification? A sample of 195 Omani high school students rated themselves on three measures tapping these constructs. A path…
Descriptors: Path Analysis, Delay of Gratification, College Students, Intelligence
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Mansfield, Caroline F. – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2010
Student motivation during adolescence has become an increasingly important issue for educators and researchers. Using a goal theory perspective, researchers have investigated a range of goals (including achievement goals, social goals and future goals) that influence students' desire to achieve at school. The present study examines the range of…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Student Motivation, Adolescents, Researchers
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Mullis, Ronald L.; Byno, Lucy H.; Shriner, Michael; Mullis, Ann K. – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2009
Relations between reckless behaviour and sexual practices of emerging adult women (ages 18-25) within a social cognitive theoretical perspective were examined. In addition, relations between self esteem, sexual attitudes and sexual behaviour were also examined. The Sexual Experience Inventory, Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale, Hendrick Sexual Attitude…
Descriptors: Health Education, Females, Self Esteem, Measures (Individuals)
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Beltman, Susan; Wosnitza, Marold – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2008
This study examines the roles other people play in individuals' decisions to enter into teacher education. Elements of social cognitive and situated theoretical approaches to motivation are combined, using a newly developed instrument. Participants were 303 Australian and German teacher education students. They indicated other people who had…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Motivation, Decision Making, Social Influences
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Cao, Li; Nietfeld, John L. – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2007
This study examined college students' awareness of difficulties in learning class content and selection of study strategies to address the perceived challenges. Data consisted of responses by 94 students to two survey questions on 11 weekly monitoring worksheets. Data analyses, using the constant comparative method and Chi-Square tests, revealed…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Metacognition, Study Habits, Behavior Change
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Yeigh, Tony – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2007
This study investigated the effects of perceived controllability on information processing within Weiner's (1985, 1986) attributional model of learning. Attributional style was used to identify trait patterns of controllability for 37 university students. Task-relevant feedback on an information-processing task was then manipulated to test for…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Short Term Memory, Cognitive Processes, Attribution Theory
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