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Wong, Tracy K. Y.; Konishi, Chiaki; Tao, Lydia – Educational Psychology, 2019
Guided by the school climate and social-emotional learning literature, this study explored math self-concept in relation to student-teacher relationships and students' sense of school belonging while accounting for sex differences. Participants included two random subsamples (Ns = 532; 558) of 15-year-old Canadian students who participated in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, Educational Environment, Self Concept
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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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Parr, Alyssa; Amemiya, Jamie; Wang, Ming-Te – Educational Psychology, 2019
Emotions are central to how students experience mathematics, yet we know little about how specific instructional practices relate to students' emotions in mathematics learning. We examined how dialogic instruction, a socially dynamic form of instruction, was associated with four learning emotions in mathematics: enjoyment, pride, anger, and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Mathematics Instruction, Psychological Patterns, Middle School Mathematics
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Hoang, Nhi; Holopainen, Leena; Siekkinen, Martti – Educational Psychology, 2019
In this study, we investigated children's classroom engagement and disaffection and their relationships with class size, child gender, child age and school type in Vietnamese kindergartens. Children's classroom engagement and disaffection were examined among 1315 kindergarteners (mean age = 5.49; SD = 0.87) and 33 teachers from 31 classrooms in 8…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, Young Children, Learner Engagement
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Zhang, Jing; Dong, Zehua; Yang, Xiangdong – Educational Psychology, 2019
The importance of academic interest has been emphasised in education, both as a construct influencing achievement, and as an important learning outcome. However, psychological predictors such as personality and intelligence that characterise students who become interested in coursework are often neglected. The present study examined the influences…
Descriptors: Student Interests, Academic Aspiration, Intelligence, Secondary School Students
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Luo, Wenshu; Liem, Gregory Arief D.; Lee, Kerry – Educational Psychology, 2019
This study investigated the interaction between self-efficacy and implicit beliefs of ability in their association with maladaptive learning in mathematics. The analysis was based on a large sample of 2538 Singapore Secondary 2 students (M[subscript age] = 13.75), who took measures of entity beliefs of ability, self-efficacy, and three maladaptive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Concept, Self Esteem, Self Efficacy
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Zhao, Weiguo; Song, Yining; Zhao, Qi; Zhang, Ruixue – Educational Psychology, 2019
The subjects of this research were 776 pupils from grade three to grade six in Shandong Province, China. This study examined the influence of teacher support on students' reading engagement, and the mediating variables between those two factors, as measured by the perception of teachers' support scale, reading engagement scale, reading interest…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5
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Collie, Rebecca J.; Martin, Andrew J.; Bobis, Janette; Way, Jennifer; Anderson, Judy – Educational Psychology, 2019
Using growth modeling, this study examined trajectories of 'switching on' (aspirations) and 'switching off' (disengagement) in mathematics across middle school and high school. In addition, guided by principles under expectancy-value theory, the study sought to determine the extent to which patterns of growth differed by motivation (self-efficacy…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Student Motivation, Middle School Students, High School Students
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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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Hoffman, Adam J.; Kurtz-Costes, Beth – Educational Psychology, 2019
U.S. national data show that American Indians earn lower math and science scores than other ethnic/racial groups. In the current study, a brief, self-affirmation intervention was aimed at increasing science motivational beliefs in American Indian middle school students (n = 212, M[subscript age] = 12.7 years). Students, each read a biography of a…
Descriptors: Intervention, American Indian Students, Middle School Students, Ethnicity
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Elphinstone, B.; Whitehead, R.; Tinker, S. P.; Bates, G. – Educational Psychology, 2019
Previous research has indicated that nonattachment mediates the relationship between mindfulness and the ability to be adaptable. Additionally, adaptability has been associated with increased academic engagement and subsequently, higher grades. The current study combined these findings into a single model. In an undergraduate sample (N = 725), the…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Metacognition, Grades (Scholastic), Learner Engagement
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Núñez-Peña, Maria Isabel; Bono, Roser – Educational Psychology, 2019
Students' academic achievement in courses with a high mathematical content can be affected by their levels of trait, math and test anxiety. In this study, 180 university students were assessed on these types of anxiety and the relationships between them and students' performance were evaluated. Higher levels of math anxiety were related to a low…
Descriptors: Low Achievement, Mathematics Anxiety, College Students, Test Anxiety
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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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Hawrot, Anna – Educational Psychology, 2018
This study inquired into the structure and predictors of out-of-school learning assistance among adolescents. It used longitudinal data gathered from up to 4936 Polish lower-secondary school students. The analysis of the assistance structure, performed with latent class analysis, showed that about 50% of students belonged to the latent class with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Longitudinal Studies, Tutoring
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Kokkinos, Constantinos M.; Kipritsi, Eirini – Educational Psychology, 2018
The present study examined possible interactive links between empathy (cognitive and affective), moral disengagement (MD) and various bullying forms using a mediation model in 301 Greek early adolescents (10-12 years old). Results indicated that both dimensions of empathy were significantly negatively correlated, whereas MD was positively…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Empathy, Preadolescents, Early Adolescents
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