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Van der Beek, Jojanneke P. J.; Van der Ven, Sanne H. G.; Kroesbergen, Evelyn H.; Leseman, Paul P. M. – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2017
Background: Mathematics achievement is related to positive and negative emotions. Pekrun's control-value theory of achievement emotions suggests that students' self-concept (i.e., self-appraisal of ability) may be an important mediator of the relation between mathematics achievement and emotions. Aims: The aims were (1) to investigate the…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Emotional Response, Grade 9, Secondary School Students
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Pat-El, Ron Jonathan; Tillema, Harm; Segers, Mien; Vedder, Paul – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2013
Background: Assessment can be a powerful force in promoting student learning. Still, few measures exist to gauge Assessment for Learning (AFL) in the classroom. Literature on AFL suggests that it encompasses both a monitor to track student progress as well as a scaffold to show or help students recognize in what areas they need to improve. Aims:…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Secondary School Students, Questionnaires, Factor Analysis
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Groenendijk, Talita; Janssen, Tanja; Rijlaarsdam, Gert; van den Bergh, Huub – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2013
Background. Previous research has shown that observation can be effective for learning in various domains, for example, argumentative writing and mathematics. The question in this paper is whether observational learning can also be beneficial when learning to perform creative tasks in visual and verbal arts. Aims. We hypothesized that observation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Observational Learning, Secondary School Students, Creative Activities
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Mooij, Ton; Smeets, Ed; de Wit, Wouter – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2011
Background: School safety and corresponding feelings of both pupils and school staff are beginning to receive more and more attention. The social cohesion characteristics of a school may be useful in promoting feelings of safety, particularly in pupils. Aims: To conceptualize theoretically, and check empirically a two-level model of social…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Violence, Sexual Harassment, School Safety
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Andriessen, Iris; Phalet, Karen; Lens, Willy – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2006
Background: Cross-cultural research on minority school achievement yields mixed findings on the motivational impact of future goal setting for students from disadvantaged minority groups. Relevant and recent motivational research, integrating Future Time Perspective Theory with Self-Determination Theory, has not yet been validated among minority…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Student Attitudes, Time Perspective, Learning Strategies