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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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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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Marszalek, Jacob M.; Barber, Carolyn; Nilsson, Johanna E. – Educational Psychology, 2019
'What would an ideal social justice advocate look like, and how do our graduates compare?' is asked by training programs in the helping/health professions (e.g. counselling and psychology, nursing, and education) that have social justice advocacy (SJA) as a core competency. We demonstrate a method for answering this question empirically --…
Descriptors: Social Problems, Advocacy, Measures (Individuals), Social Justice
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Vizoso, Carmen; Arias-Gundín, Olga; Rodríguez, Celestino – Educational Psychology, 2019
This study examined the relationship between coping strategies, dispositional optimism, academic burnout and academic performance using structural equation modelling. Data were collected from a sample of 532 Spanish undergraduate students. Participants completed a battery of questionnaires including the LOT-R to assess optimism, CSI for the…
Descriptors: Coping, Burnout, Positive Attitudes, Intervention
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Eakman, Aaron M.; Kinney, Adam R.; Schierl, Michelle L.; Henry, Kimberly L. – Educational Psychology, 2019
This study examined relationships between instructor autonomy support, academic self-efficacy, academic problems and academic achievement among student service members/veterans (SSM/V). Participants included veterans, active duty or National Guard/Reservists of the US military (N = 172) enrolled in a postsecondary institution. Online surveys…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Military Personnel, Self Efficacy, Grade Point Average
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Lee, Mikyoung; van Vlack, Stephen – Educational Psychology, 2018
Extending research on teachers' emotions beyond general educational contexts and Western samples, we examined how teachers' emotions correlated with their emotional labour strategies and classroom management self-efficacy with an East-Asian sample in an English teaching context (127 Korean English teachers). Surface acting (emotional expressions…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Self Efficacy, Teacher Behavior, Correlation
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Holliman, A. J.; Martin, A. J.; Collie, R. J. – Educational Psychology, 2018
University entry and the passage through university is a time of great change. The extent to which students are able to adjust to successfully navigate this change (adaptability) is likely to influence their academic outcomes. Prior research has identified a link between university students' adaptability and academic achievement via behavioural…
Descriptors: Student Adjustment, Longitudinal Studies, Learner Engagement, Prediction
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Fallah, Nasser – Educational Psychology, 2017
This study sought to explore the relationship between mindfulness, coping self-efficacy (CSE) and foreign language anxiety (FLA) among a sample of 295 Iranian English as a foreign language (EFL) learners. Further, the capacity of CSE in mediating the relationship between mindfulness and FLA was tested. The participants were administered…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Coping, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Zhou, Mingming; Kam, Chester Chun Seng – Educational Psychology, 2017
Limited research has examined the mediational role of coping strategy in students' motivation and procrastination. In this study, we examined the relationships among self-efficacy, achievement goals, boredom coping strategies and procrastination with 506 Chinese college students. Data were collected via questionnaires. Structural equation…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Coping, Role, Goal Orientation
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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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Wilson, Kimberly; Narayan, Anupama – Educational Psychology, 2016
This study investigates relationships between self-efficacy, self-regulated learning strategy use and academic performance. Participants were 96 undergraduate students working on projects with three subtasks (idea generation task, methodical task and data collection) in a blended learning environment. Task self-efficacy was measured with…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Learning Strategies, Blended Learning, Correlation
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Zhang, Li-Fang; Jing, Li-Zhen – Educational Psychology, 2016
This research pioneered the investigation of the predictive power of organisational commitments for academics' teaching styles. Participants were 370 faculty members from 15 higher educational institutions in Beijing, the People's Republic of China. Results showed that academics' organisational commitments as measured by the Organisational…
Descriptors: Teaching Styles, College Faculty, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes
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Kokkinos, Constantinos M.; Stavropoulos, George – Educational Psychology, 2016
The purpose of the present study was to empirically examine the link between practicum-related stressors, perceived general practicum stress, personal variables (i.e. general and teaching self-efficacy, epistemological beliefs, conceptions about teaching and learning, and trait anxiety) and burnout dimensions in a sample of 174 Greek student…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Anxiety, Student Teachers, Practicums
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Ozdemir Oz, Ayse; Lane, Jennie F.; Michou, Aikaterini – Educational Psychology, 2016
The aim of this study was to investigate the relation of autonomous and controlling reasons underlying an endorsed achievement goal to intrinsic motivation and cheating. The endorsement of the achievement goal was ensured by involving 212 (M(subscript age) = 19.24, SD = 0.97) freshman students in a spatial task and asking them to report their most…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Goal Orientation, Student Motivation, Cheating
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King, Ronnel B. – Educational Psychology, 2016
Time perspectives have been found to be related to a wide range of psychological phenomena. However, in the educational context, there remains to be a lack of research on how they relate to important academic outcomes. Therefore, the aim of this research was to examine how time perspectives are related to educational outcomes such as engagement,…
Descriptors: Time Management, Cognitive Style, Outcomes of Education, College Students
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