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Kundey, Shannon M. A.; De Los Reyes, Andres; Taglang, Chelsea M. – Educational Psychology, 2011
College students frequently experience inattentive and hyperactive concerns. In multiple independent samples and three randomised experiments, we examined multiple versions of a short performance-based measure translated from basic research on how organisms learn sequential stimuli patterns when such patterns are interleaved with information that…
Descriptors: College Students, Stimuli, Student Evaluation, Cognitive Processes
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O'Neill, Sue Catherine; Stephenson, Jennifer – Educational Psychology, 2011
Teachers' self-efficacy (SE) in their classroom management capabilities is thought to be an important factor in teachers' overall judgements of their teaching SE. Low SE in classroom management has been linked to teacher attrition and burnout, and reduced student learning outcomes. This article provides the first comprehensive review of classroom…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Self Efficacy, Teacher Persistence, Measurement
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Brown, Gavin T. L. – Educational Psychology, 2011
How students understand, feel about and respond to assessment might contribute significantly to learning behaviour and academic achievement. This paper reviews studies that have used a relatively new self-reported survey questionnaire ("Students' Conceptions of Assessment"--SCoA) about student perceptions and understandings of…
Descriptors: Structural Equation Models, Self Efficacy, Learning Strategies, Program Effectiveness
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Mundia, Lawrence – Educational Psychology, 2011
The survey investigated the problems of social desirability (SD), non-response bias (NRB) and reliability in the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory--Revised (MMPI-2) self-report inventory administered to Brunei student teachers. Bruneians scored higher on all the validity scales than the normative US sample, thereby threatening the…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, College Students, Social Desirability, Response Style (Tests)
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Prior, Margot; Bavin, Edith; Ong, Ben – Educational Psychology, 2011
This paper reports on school readiness (SR) and its predictors in five- to six-year-old children from a prospective, longitudinal study of children from eight months to seven years (the Early Language in Victoria Study--ELVS). The ELVS children came from a representative sample of children recruited though the State Government Infant and Child…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Language Impairments, Child Language, Phonemic Awareness
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Xu, Jianzhong – Educational Psychology, 2010
The present study linked gender and grade level to homework management strategies and homework completion behaviours. The participants were 685 African American students in the south-eastern USA, including 370 eighth graders and 315 eleventh graders. Gender appeared related to the majority of homework measures examined in the present study.…
Descriptors: African American Students, Homework, Gender Differences, Grade 8
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Clarke, Tricia A.; Lesh, Jennifer J.; Trocchio, Jennie S.; Wolman, Clara – Educational Psychology, 2010
This study investigated the relationship between two intellectual styles approaches: Sternberg's thinking styles of teachers and Felder and Silverman's learning styles. Ninety-five graduate students majoring in special education, reading, educational leadership and curriculum, and elementary education completed the Thinking Styles in Teaching…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Graduate Study, Cognitive Style, Elementary Education
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Swanberg, Anne Berit; Martinsen, Oyvind Lund – Educational Psychology, 2010
The present study investigated the relationships between the five-factor model of personality, approaches to learning and academic achievement. Based on the previous research, we expected approaches to have a mediating effect between personality and academic achievement. Six hundred and eighty-seven business students participated in a survey; 56%…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Personality Traits, Cognitive Style, Business Administration Education
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Phan, Huy Phuong – Educational Psychology, 2010
The main aim of this study is to test a conceptualised framework that involved the integration of achievement goals, self-efficacy and self-esteem beliefs, and study-processing strategies. Two hundred and ninety (178 females, 112 males) first-year university students were administered a number of Likert-scale inventories in tutorial classes. Data…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Self Efficacy, Academic Achievement, Program Effectiveness
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Au, Raymond C. P.; Watkins, David A.; Hattie, John A. C. – Educational Psychology, 2010
The aim of the present study is to explore a causal model of academic achievement and learning-related personal variables by testing the nature of relationships between learned hopelessness, its risk factors and hopelessness deficits as proposed in major theories in this area. The model investigates affective-motivational characteristics of…
Descriptors: Learning Problems, Causal Models, Self Efficacy, Academic Achievement
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Chan, David W. – Educational Psychology, 2010
This study assessed the dispositional gratitude and its relationships with orientations to happiness and burnout in a sample of 96 Chinese school teachers in Hong Kong and investigated the effectiveness of an eight-week gratitude intervention programme using a pre-test/post-test design with outcome measures of subjective well-being in the same…
Descriptors: Intervention, Life Satisfaction, Teacher Burnout, Foreign Countries
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Hui, Eadaoin K. P.; Sun, Rachel C. F. – Educational Psychology, 2010
This study investigated the contribution of school contextual factors and intrapersonal factors to school satisfaction among a sample of Hong Kong Chinese primary school children. A total of 760 children completed the School Satisfaction Subscale of the Multidimensional Life Satisfaction Scale for Children along with self-report measures of…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Life Satisfaction, Academic Achievement, Educational Practices
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Taylor, Laura Marie; Hume, Ian Robert; Welsh, Nikki – Educational Psychology, 2010
The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between being labelled either as having dyslexia or as having general special educational needs (SEN) and a child's self-esteem. Seventy-five children aged between 8 and 15 years categorised as having dyslexia (N = 26), as having general SEN (N = 26) or as having no learning difficulties (N…
Descriptors: Learning Problems, Educational Needs, Self Esteem, Dyslexia
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Chamorro-Premuzic, Tomas; Arteche, Adriane; Bremner, Andrew J.; Greven, Corina; Furnham, Adrian – Educational Psychology, 2010
Three UK studies on the relationship between a purpose-built instrument to assess the importance and development of 15 "soft skills" are reported. "Study 1" (N = 444) identified strong latent components underlying these soft skills, such that differences "between-skills" were over-shadowed by differences…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Program Effectiveness, Skill Analysis, Skill Development
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Cho, Moon-Heum; Jonassen, David – Educational Psychology, 2009
Two studies focusing on the development and validation of the Online Self-Regulated Learning Inventory (OSRLI) were conducted. The OSRLI is a self-report instrument assessing the human interaction dimension of online self-regulated learning. It consists of an affect/motivation scale and an interaction strategies scale. In Study 1, exploratory…
Descriptors: Writing Strategies, Self Efficacy, Online Courses, Learning Strategies
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