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Putwain, David W.; von der Embse, Nathaniel P. – Educational Psychology, 2019
Based on the Job Demands-resources (RD-R) model, the aim of the current study was to examine how pressure arising from imposed curriculum changes and teacher self-efficacy relate to perceived stress in teachers. Participants (839 teachers working in English schools) completed an online survey that contained questions about demographics,…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Self Efficacy, Curriculum Development, Stress Variables
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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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Gehlbach, Hunter; Robinson, Carly D.; Finefter-Rosenbluh, Ilana; Benshoof, Chris; Schneider, Jack – Educational Psychology, 2018
Administrators often struggle in getting teachers to trust their school's evaluation practices--a necessity if teachers are to learn from the feedback they receive. We attempted to bolster teachers' support for receiving evaluative feedback from a particularly controversial source: student-perception surveys. For our intervention, we took one of…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Teacher Student Relationship, Feedback (Response), Student Attitudes
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Ho, Sammy K. – Educational Psychology, 2017
In this study, we report on the relationship between positive humour and burnout among 379 secondary school teachers in Hong Kong, and explore whether the relationship varies according to gender. The moderating effects of both affiliative and self-enhancing humour on each burnout component were then examined. High affiliative and self-enhancing…
Descriptors: Correlation, Stress Variables, Teacher Burnout, Humor
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Tõeväli, Paula-Karoliina; Kikas, Eve – Educational Psychology, 2017
The present longitudinal study examined the cross-lagged relations between parental causal attributions of children's math success to children's ability, parental help, children's math performance and task persistence. A total of 735 children, their mothers, fathers and teachers were assessed twice--at the end of the second and the third grades.…
Descriptors: Attribution Theory, Questionnaires, Path Analysis, Mothers
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Sun, Binghai; Shao, YuTing; Richardson, Michael J.; Weng, Yuanyuan; Shen, Jiliang – Educational Psychology, 2017
The present research, comprised of two studies, examines the features and factor structure of the Teacher Caring Questionnaire, a measure of teacher caring developed in the Zhejiang province of China. In the first study, features of teacher caring were derived from open-ended teacher and student descriptions of caring teacher behaviour. A second…
Descriptors: Caring, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Student Relationship, Questionnaires
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Zhang, Li-fang; Evans, Carol; Postiglione, Gerard A. – Educational Psychology, 2017
This research investigated the statistical predictive power of organisational commitments for academics' teaching approaches. Participants were 268 academics working in six elite universities in Beijing, mainland China. Results showed that academics' organisational commitments as measured by the Organisational Commitment Inventory significantly…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Colleges, Teacher Attitudes
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Daniels, Lia M.; Poth, Cheryl A. – Educational Psychology, 2017
The purpose of this paper was to examine the relationships between pre-service teachers' conceptions of assessment and their intended approaches to classroom instruction and assessment. We operationalised approaches to instruction and assessment according to Achievement Goal Theory, postulating that pre-service teachers approach instruction and…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Correlation
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Bugler, Myfanwy; McGeown, Sarah; St. Clair-Thompson, Helen – Educational Psychology, 2016
This study investigated gender- and age-related differences in academic motivation and classroom behaviour in adolescents. Eight hundred and fifty-five students (415 girls and 440 boys) aged 11-16 ("M" age = 13.96, "SD" = 1.47) filled in a questionnaire that examined student academic motivation and teachers completed a…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Age Differences, Academic Achievement, Student Motivation
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Helms-Lorenz, Michelle; Maulana, Ridwan – Educational Psychology, 2016
In this study, the path of influence of support programmes for beginning teachers (BTs) is examined. Longitudinal relationships between self-efficacy and stress causes experienced by BTs and their job tension and discontent are investigated. Differential effects are explored in the relationships between the perceived psychological variables for…
Descriptors: Well Being, Self Efficacy, Stress Variables, Work Environment
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Han, Jiying; Yin, Hongbiao; Wang, Wenlan – Educational Psychology, 2016
This study explored the effect of tertiary teachers' goal orientations for teaching on their commitment, with a particular focus on the mediating role of teacher engagement. The results of a survey of 597 Chinese tertiary teachers indicated that teacher commitment was positively predicted by ability approach, mastery and relational goals, but was…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, College Faculty, Teacher Participation, Role
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Putwain, David; Remedios, Richard; Symes, Wendy – Educational Psychology, 2016
Fear appeals are messages that focus on avoiding the negative consequences of failure. They are often used by teachers as a motivational tactic prior to high-stakes examinations. In this study, we examined whether 566 secondary school students, from 26 different classes, approaching high-stakes examinations appraised fear appeals as threatening or…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Academic Ability, Secondary School Students, Regression (Statistics)
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Zsolnai, Aniko; Kasik, Laszlo; Braunitzer, Gabor – Educational Psychology, 2015
The aim of the cross-sectional study was to reveal what coping strategies 8, 10- and 12-year-old Hungarian students (N?=?167) use in situations that are frustrating, either for themselves or their peers. The coping strategies in school situations were assessed by our own questionnaires. The instrument enables the investigation of the following…
Descriptors: Coping, Change Strategies, Elementary School Students, Questionnaires
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Khani, Reza; Mirzaee, Alireza – Educational Psychology, 2015
This study was an attempt to investigate the relationships among stressors, contextual variables, self-efficacy and teacher burnout in Iran as an EFL (English as a Foreign Language) context. A battery of questionnaires was administered to 216 English language teachers of private language institutes. Using Amos version 20, structural equation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy, Teacher Burnout, Stress Variables
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Bugler, Myfanwy; McGeown, Sarah P.; St Clair-Thompson, Helen – Educational Psychology, 2015
The present study investigated gender differences in adolescents' academic motivation and classroom behaviour and gender differences in the extent to which motivation was associated with, and predicted, classroom behaviour. Seven hundred and fifty students (384 boys and 366 girls) aged 11--16 (M age?=?14.0, 1.59 SD) completed a questionnaire…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Motivation, Academic Aspiration, Classroom Environment
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