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Chen, Chen; Ye, Shengquan; Hangen, Emily – Educational Psychology, 2018
Based on the hierarchical model of achievement motivation, this study examined how grit predicted achievement goals among two university student samples from American and Chinese cultures. Grit, as a personality trait, includes consistency of interest and perseverance of effort; achievement goals are represented by four types of goals, namely,…
Descriptors: Student Characteristics, Academic Persistence, Student Interests, Goal Orientation
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Veronneau, Marie-Helene; Vitaro, Frank – Educational Psychology, 2007
This article reviews theoretical and empirical work on the relations between child and adolescent peer experiences and high school graduation. First, the different developmental models that guide research in this domain will be explained. Then, descriptions of peer experiences at the group level (peer acceptance/rejection, victimisation, and crowd…
Descriptors: Correlation, Peer Acceptance, Peer Relationship, Children