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Kubiszewski, Violaine; Auzoult, Laurent; Potard, Catherine; Lheureux, Florent – Educational Psychology, 2019
There is a growing interest in the factors influencing bystanders' interventions in school-bullying. However, perceived social norms, beliefs about what others do (perceived descriptive norms), and what others think one should do (perceived injunctive norms) still require attention. The aim of this study was to investigate whether students…
Descriptors: Audiences, Prosocial Behavior, Bullying, Social Behavior
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Park, John Jongho; Park, Sunyoung; Choe, Nathan Hyungsok; Schallert, Diane L. – Educational Psychology, 2019
Given the prevalence of group project assignments in college coursework, it is surprising that the extensive literature on achievement goal orientations has rarely included students' experiences during an assigned group project, especially when group conflict among group members is reported. Data came from online responses of 660 undergraduates…
Descriptors: Conflict, Undergraduate Students, Student Motivation, Group Activities
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Grant, Ashley A.; Jeon, Lieny; Buettner, Cynthia K. – Educational Psychology, 2019
High turnover rates of early care and education teachers reduce the quality of education; unsatisfied teachers, suffering from stress or emotional exhaustion, are less equipped to promote children's development and more likely to leave the classroom. We used data from a national survey of US early childhood educators (n = 1129) to examine…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers, Work Environment, Well Being
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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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Torsney, Benjamin M.; Lombardi, Doug; Ponnock, Annette – Educational Psychology, 2019
This study investigated inclusion of epistemic value into Richardson and Watt Factors Influencing Teaching Choice (FIT-Choice) framework to produce a more robust, useful teacher motivation model. We specifically examined pre-service teachers' social utility value (SUV), personal utility value (PUV) and epistemic value regarding pursuing future…
Descriptors: Teacher Motivation, Preservice Teachers, Value Judgment, Faculty Development
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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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Lohbeck, Annette – Educational Psychology, 2019
By focusing on the domains of math and German, the present study with 200 elementary school children investigated the specific relationships of self-reported grades with academic self-concepts and self-perceptions of effort within the competence-affective separation of academic self-concepts. In addition, possible mediator effects of academic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grades (Scholastic), Self Concept
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Ljubin-Golub, Tajana; Petricevic, Ema; Rovan, Daria – Educational Psychology, 2019
This study explores the role of the motivational self-regulation in academic procrastination under the personality framework. Therefore, the aims of the study were to investigate: (a) the role of personality dimensions in the self-regulation of motivation; (b) the role of self-regulation of motivation in procrastination; and (c) the mediating role…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Student Motivation, Self Control, Time Management
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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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Gutiérrez, Melchor; Tomás, José M. – Educational Psychology, 2019
This research analysed relationships between perceived teachers' autonomy support and academic success, with self-efficacy and school engagement acting as mediators. This was a survey of 870 students from the Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), with a mean age of 26.99 years (SD = 5.09), 50.6% were men. Factor structure for…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Well Being, Professional Autonomy, Grades (Scholastic)
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Kyttälä, Minna; Kanerva, Kaisa; Munter, Irene; Björn, Piia M. – Educational Psychology, 2019
This study aimed to investigate the extent to which WM measured in kindergarten predicts WM measured in second grade (stability of individual WM progress) and the extent to which WM measured at kindergarten predicts academic performance at second grade (N = 94). The results showed that WM skills significantly increase during the time span from…
Descriptors: Short Term Memory, Kindergarten, Grade 2, Predictor Variables
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De la Torre-Cruz, Manuel J.; López-Serrano, Sebastián; Ruiz-Ariza, Alberto; Martínez-López, Emilio J. – Educational Psychology, 2019
Previous research that has examined the association between parental physical activity behaviour and physical self-concept in children and adolescents has found inconsistent relationships. This study examined whether perceived parental physical activity practice contributed to the explanation of physical self-concept in adolescents based on the…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Parent Participation, Early Adolescents, Self Concept
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Martínez, Isabel M.; Youssef-Morgan, Carolyn M.; Chambel, Maria J.; Marques-Pinto, Alexandra – Educational Psychology, 2019
This study investigates the relationship between academic engagement, psychological capital (PsyCap) resources (efficacy, hope, optimism, resilience) and academic performance. Data were collected in two different universities, one in Spain (N = 389) and another in Portugal (N = 243). Undergraduate students completed self-report questionnaires…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Predictor Variables, Psychological Patterns, Correlation
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Marengo, Davide; Jungert, Tomas; Iotti, Nathalie O.; Settanni, Michele; Thornberg, Robert; Longobardi, Claudio – Educational Psychology, 2018
This study investigated the links between students' behavioral problems, student--teacher conflict, and students' involvement in bully, victim, and bully/victim roles in adolescence. The role of student-teacher conflict as moderator of the association between students' behavioral problems and their involvement in each bullying role was examined.…
Descriptors: Conflict, Teacher Student Relationship, Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders
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Clerkin, Aidan – Educational Psychology, 2018
This study identifies student characteristics that predict participation in Transition Year, an optional developmental year (Grade 10) offered midway through secondary education in Ireland. One thousand eighty five students (51% female; mean age = 15.4 years) completed a questionnaire in Grade 9, providing information on demographic, attitudinal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 10, Secondary School Students, Grade 9
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