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Park, John Jongho; Park, Sunyoung; Choe, Nathan Hyungsok; Schallert, Diane L. – Educational Psychology, 2019
Given the prevalence of group project assignments in college coursework, it is surprising that the extensive literature on achievement goal orientations has rarely included students' experiences during an assigned group project, especially when group conflict among group members is reported. Data came from online responses of 660 undergraduates…
Descriptors: Conflict, Undergraduate Students, Student Motivation, Group Activities
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Grund, Axel; Schäfer, Nina; Sohlau, Sylvia; Uhlich, Janne; Schmid, Sebastian – Educational Psychology, 2019
In an attempt to exploit the concept of mindfulness for educational contexts, we investigated the role of dispositional mindfulness as an internal resource for the development of situational interest. Using an online questionnaire, we assessed participants' (N = 161, mean age = 30.4 years, 74% female, 66% university students) mindfulness,…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Student Interests, Role, College Students
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Glass, Arnold L.; Kang, Mengxue – Educational Psychology, 2019
The intrusion of internet-enabled electronic devices (laptop, tablet, and cell phone) has transformed the modern college lecture into a divided attention task. This study measured the effect of using an electronic device for a non-academic purpose during class on subsequent exam performance. In a two-section college course, electronic devices were…
Descriptors: Attention, Handheld Devices, Retention (Psychology), Academic Achievement
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Zhang, Li-fang; Fu, Mingchen; Li, Dorothy Tao; He, Yunfeng – Educational Psychology, 2019
The key purpose of this research was to investigate the mediating role of academics' self-efficacy in teaching and research (termed 'academic self-efficacy') in the relationship between emotions in teaching and teaching styles. Two hundred and thirty-two academics from 13 higher educational institutions in Shanghai, mainland China, responded to…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Psychological Patterns, Teaching Styles, Teacher Effectiveness
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Smyth, Lillian; Mavor, Kenneth I.; Platow, Michael J. – Educational Psychology, 2019
Recent research has mapped the ways social identification and normative influence affect students' self-reported learning approaches and course experience, and also, the ways in which social identification and learning approach impact directly on grades. However, there is no evidence for a model incorporating both of these processes. The current…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Behavior Standards, Social Behavior, Learning Strategies
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Li, Yulan; Yao, Meilin; Song, Fengning; Fu, Jin; Chen, Xiulin – Educational Psychology, 2019
This study aimed to examine the effects of different service experiences on the social justice beliefs of 60 Chinese college students with mixed methods. The quantitative results indicated that the participants in two service groups (i.e. for at-risk adolescents and adolescents with cerebral palsy) demonstrated a more significant promotion of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Service Learning, Social Justice, Beliefs
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Zhang, Jing; Paulhus, Delroy L.; Ziegler, Matthias – Educational Psychology, 2019
Previous research on Western college samples has identified a number of personality traits associated with scholastic cheating. Based on these findings, we suggest a model integrating personality predictors of cheating. However, it remains unclear whether the proposed model can be generalised to the Chinese culture, which has different norms and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Personality Traits, Predictor Variables
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Torsney, Benjamin M.; Lombardi, Doug; Ponnock, Annette – Educational Psychology, 2019
This study investigated inclusion of epistemic value into Richardson and Watt Factors Influencing Teaching Choice (FIT-Choice) framework to produce a more robust, useful teacher motivation model. We specifically examined pre-service teachers' social utility value (SUV), personal utility value (PUV) and epistemic value regarding pursuing future…
Descriptors: Teacher Motivation, Preservice Teachers, Value Judgment, Faculty Development
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Lau, Ying; Fang, Lue; Cheng, Ling Jie; Kwong, Ho Keung Dennis – Educational Psychology, 2019
The study aimed to investigate the direct effect of volunteer motivation on social problem-solving ability, self-efficacy, and mental health and examine the mediating effects on volunteer motivation and mental health by testing social problem-solving ability and self-efficacy. We examined a hypothetical model that integrates the concepts of…
Descriptors: Volunteers, Motivation, Social Problems, Problem Solving
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Chou, Chun-Mei; Shen, Chien-Hua; Hsiao, Hsi-Chi; Shen, Tsu-Chuan – Educational Psychology, 2019
The aim of this study was to analyze the correlation among teachers' perceived acceptance of technological innovation, organisations' innovation climate, and innovative teaching using information and communication technology (ICT) in Taiwan. The participants (N = 482) responded to a questionnaire using a five-point Likert scale for each factor,…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Innovation, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Stiller, Anne-Kathrin; Kattner, M. Florian; Gunzenhauser, Catherine; Schmitz, Bernhard – Educational Psychology, 2019
Effectively regulating negative emotions is important for successful self-regulated learning. However, research has hardly examined which emotion regulation strategies benefit self-regulated learning. In an experimental study, it was examined whether positive reappraisal facilitates self-regulated learning by counterbalancing the depletion of…
Descriptors: Self Control, Learning Strategies, Films, College Students
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Manganelli, Sara; Cavicchiolo, Elisa; Mallia, Luca; Biasi, Valeria; Lucidi, Fabio; Alivernini, Fabio – Educational Psychology, 2019
The present study examined the interplay between self-determined motivation and the use of cognitive strategies in predicting university students' academic performance while taking into account the effect of prior achievement. A theory based model was tested using structural equation modeling on a sample of 764 Italian university students. Results…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Independent Study, Learning Motivation, Learning Strategies
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Ljubin-Golub, Tajana; Petricevic, Ema; Rovan, Daria – Educational Psychology, 2019
This study explores the role of the motivational self-regulation in academic procrastination under the personality framework. Therefore, the aims of the study were to investigate: (a) the role of personality dimensions in the self-regulation of motivation; (b) the role of self-regulation of motivation in procrastination; and (c) the mediating role…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Student Motivation, Self Control, Time Management
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Münchow, Hannes; Bannert, Maria – Educational Psychology, 2019
Emotional designing describes the elicitation of positive affect during learning through specific design elements of the learning environment to enhance learning. This experimental study examined the effectivity of an emotional design procedure on learning performance. Moreover, the learner's affective states before learning were taken into…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Instructional Design, Affective Behavior, Student Motivation
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Cheng, Wen – Educational Psychology, 2019
To determine intrinsic and extrinsic motivations for work among college students, an online survey was conducted to collect participants' self-reported motivation and personality traits, as well as academic performance in samples of 310 American and 686 Taiwanese college student respondents. Data suggest that intrinsic and extrinsic motivations…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Motivation, Incentives, Personality Traits
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