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Thijs, Jochem; Keim, Abigail C.; Geerlings, Jolien – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2019
Background: Many studies have shown that school belonging is crucial for students' school adjustment, but the construct has been operationalized in different ways. Moreover, most research has focused on adolescents and not compared its antecedents for ethnic minority versus majority students. Aims: Based on Goodenow and Grady's (1993) seminal…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Ethnicity, Grade 4, Grade 5
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Li, Weijian; Ji, Haojie; Li, Fengying; Li, Ping; Zhang, Yuchi; Li, Xinyu – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2016
Background: Like adults, children need to allocate study time and endeavour optimally in order to enhance learning effectiveness. Aims: The aim of this study was to investigate the development of shifting from habitual to agenda-based processes on study decisions. Sample: The participants were 309 children in the second, fourth, and sixth grades.…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Grade 2, Grade 4, Grade 6
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Cornoldi, Cesare; Carretti, Barbara; Drusi, Silvia; Tencati, Chiara – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2015
Background: Despite doubts voiced on their efficacy, a series of studies has been carried out on the capacity of training programmes to improve academic and reasoning skills by focusing on underlying cognitive abilities and working memory in particular. No systematic efforts have been made, however, to test training programmes that involve both…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Problem Solving, Skill Development, Metacognition
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Baas, Diana; Castelijns, Jos; Vermeulen, Marjan; Martens, Rob; Segers, Mien – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2015
Background: Assessment for Learning (AfL) is believed to create a rich learning environment in which students develop their cognitive and metacognitive strategies. Monitoring student growth and providing scaffolds that shed light on the next step in the learning process are hypothesized to be essential elements of AfL that enhance cognitive and…
Descriptors: Correlation, Elementary School Students, Cognitive Processes, Metacognition
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Pinxten, Maarten; Marsh, Herbert W.; De Fraine, Bieke; Van Den Noortgate, Wim; Van Damme, Jan – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2014
Background: The multidimensionality of the academic self-concept in terms of domain specificity has been well established in previous studies, whereas its multidimensionality in terms of motivational functions (the so-called affect-competence separation) needs further examination. Aim: This study aims at exploring differential effects of enjoyment…
Descriptors: Mathematics, Competence, Self Concept, Mathematics Achievement
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Côté, Sébastien; Bouffard, Thérèse; Vezeau, Carole – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2014
Background: It is well established that children's self-evaluation bias of competence is related to the quality of parent-child emotional relationship. Such biases are linked to children's academic functioning and achievement. Links have also been established between the quality of parent-child emotional relationship and children's…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Competence, Bias, Self Evaluation (Individuals)
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Limpo, Teresa; Alves, Rui A.; Fidalgo, Raquel – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2014
Background: It is well established that the activity of producing a text is a complex one involving three main cognitive processes: Planning, translating, and revising. Although these processes are crucial in skilled writing, beginning and developing writers seem to struggle with them, mainly with planning and revising. Aims: To trace the…
Descriptors: Writing Skills, Writing Processes, Revision (Written Composition), Planning
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Salmivalli, Christina; Kaukiainen, Ari; Voeten, Marinus – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2005
Background: The participant role approach represents a view of bullying as a group process in which bystanders often encourage the bullying or silently witness it, while little support is given to the victim (e.g. Salmivalli, Lagerspetz, Bjorkqvist, Osterman, & Kaukiainen, 1996). There is a discrepancy between students' attitudes (which are…
Descriptors: Bullying, Intervention, Student Attitudes, Participation