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Liou, Pey-Yan; Wang, Cheng-Lung; Lin, John J. H. – Educational Psychology, 2019
This study aimed to examine the mediating effects of motivational beliefs in the relations between parental involvement and science achievement. Three types of motivational beliefs, namely, self-concept, intrinsic value, and utility value were addressed based on the Expectancy-Value Theory model. A representative national sample from Taiwan of…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Student Motivation, Beliefs, Science Achievement
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Marengo, Davide; Jungert, Tomas; Iotti, Nathalie O.; Settanni, Michele; Thornberg, Robert; Longobardi, Claudio – Educational Psychology, 2018
This study investigated the links between students' behavioral problems, student--teacher conflict, and students' involvement in bully, victim, and bully/victim roles in adolescence. The role of student-teacher conflict as moderator of the association between students' behavioral problems and their involvement in each bullying role was examined.…
Descriptors: Conflict, Teacher Student Relationship, Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders
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Ma, Lihong; Du, Xiaofeng; Hau, Kit-Tai; Liu, Jian – Educational Psychology, 2018
The present study examined the link between teacher-student relationship at the class level and academic achievement via the serial multiple mediation effect of self-efficacy and learning strategy in Chinese EFL context with 11,036 eighth graders. Student-reported measures of teacher-student relationship, English self-efficacy, learning strategy…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Academic Achievement, Self Efficacy, English (Second Language)
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Hederich-Martínez, Christian; Camargo-Uribe, Angela – Educational Psychology, 2016
This study analyses the relationships among educational performance, field dependence-independence cognitive style and factors traditionally associated with performance and style, to build a comprehensive model of factors associated with the levels of education performance of students in Bogotá. A total of 3003 students, of grades 8 and 10, from…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Academic Achievement, Public Schools, Path Analysis
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Rausch, Tobias; Karing, Constance; Dörfler, Tobias; Artelt, Cordula – Educational Psychology, 2016
This study examined personality similarity between teachers and their students and its impact on teacher judgement of student achievement in the domains of reading comprehension and mathematics. Personality similarity was quantified through intraclass correlations between personality characteristics of 409 dyads of German teachers and their…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Teacher Characteristics, Student Characteristics, Academic Achievement
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Raufelder, Diana; Regner, Nicola; Drury, Kate; Eid, Michael – Educational Psychology, 2016
In order to enhance our understanding of inter-individual differences in scholastic motivation, this study examined if self-determination predicts the school engagement of four different motivation types (MT) in a large sample of adolescent students (N = 1088) from Brandenburg, Germany: (1) peer-dependent MT, (2) teacher-dependent MT, (3)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Grade 7, Grade 8
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Magner, Ulrike Irmgard Elisabeth; Glogger, Inga; Renkl, Alexander – Educational Psychology, 2016
How can illustrations motivate learners in multimedia learning? Which features make illustrations interesting? Beside the theoretical relevance of addressing these questions, these issues are practically relevant when instructional designers are to decide which features of illustrations can trigger situational interest irrespective of individual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Illustrations, Multimedia Materials, Multimedia Instruction
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Raufelder, Diana; Sahabandu, Diomira; Martínez, Guadalupe Sánchez; Escobar, Victoria – Educational Psychology, 2015
It is well known that teachers frequently observe a decline in the scholastic motivation of many adolescent students, which in turn is often associated with a decline in students' individual school self-concept. In contrast, less is known about the association between students' individual school self-concept and school engagement, or the related…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Middle School Students, Grade 7, Grade 8
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Froiland, John Mark; Oros, Emily – Educational Psychology, 2014
This study investigated the effects of intrinsic motivation, perceived competence, classroom engagement and extrinsic motivation on reading development among youth. Using a nationally representative sample of students in the US, the researchers followed students longitudinally from fifth to eighth grade. Reading achievement was measured using…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Student Motivation, Learner Engagement, Reading Achievement
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Xu, Jianzhong – Educational Psychology, 2012
The present study examined empirical models of variables posited to predict students' homework environment management at the secondary school level. The participants were 866 8th graders from 61 classes and 745 11th graders from 46 classes. Most of the variance in homework environment management occurred at the student level, with classmates'…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Homework, Grade 8, Grade 11
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Diseth, Age; Danielsen, Anne G.; Samdal, Oddrun – Educational Psychology, 2012
Teachers' support of basic psychological needs, self-efficacy, achievement goals, life satisfaction and academic achievement level was measured in a sample of 240 secondary school students (8th and 10th grades). Correlation analysis showed significant positive relations between all of the variables, except for the relation between need support of…
Descriptors: Psychological Needs, Life Satisfaction, Self Efficacy, Academic Achievement