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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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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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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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Zhu, Mingjing; Urhahne, Detlef; Rubie-Davies, Christine M. – Educational Psychology, 2018
The self-fulfilling prophecy model of Brophy and Good was applied to the area of teacher judgement in order to disclose the processes of how teacher judgement of student achievement influences students' future academic outcomes. It was assumed that achievement and achievement motivation might be affected through the mediating processes of…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Teacher Response, Academic Achievement, Outcomes of Education
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Korhonen, Johan; Nyroos, Mikaela; Jonsson, Bert; Eklöf, Hanna – Educational Psychology, 2018
The aim of this study was to investigate the interplay between test anxiety and working memory (WM) on mathematics performance in younger children. A sample of 624 grade 3 students completed a test battery consisting of a test anxiety scale, WM tasks and the Swedish national examination in mathematics for grade 3. The main effects of test anxiety…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Short Term Memory, Test Anxiety, Mathematics Tests
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García-Ros, Rafael; Pérez-González, Francisco; Cavas-Martínez, Francisco; Tomás, José M. – Educational Psychology, 2018
Applying a structural equations modelling methodology, the study analyses the relationships and effects of self-regulated learning (social interaction learning strategies and motivation) and first-year university experiences on permanence in the sophomore year. The participants are 239 first-year students in different Engineering degrees at a…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Learning Strategies, Student Motivation, Student Experience
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Fryer, Luke K.; Ginns, Paul; Howarth, Mark; Anderson, Charles; Ozono, Shuichi – Educational Psychology, 2018
Individual differences are theorised as being key predictors of students' lecture attendance. Understanding students' (lack of) motivation for studying is an essential first step in supporting these individual differences and potentially increasing class/lecture attendance. The current study explored the role of students' deficits in motivations…
Descriptors: Attendance, Individual Differences, Student Motivation, Self Concept
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Phan, Huy P.; Ngu, Bing H.; Alrashidi, Oqab – Educational Psychology, 2018
The present longitudinal research investigation explored the differential effects of "contextualised self-efficacy beliefs" (i.e. task, course, global) on the concepts of "personal resolve" and "effective functioning," and two adaptive outcomes, namely: "school experience" and "academic…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Self Efficacy, Beliefs, Student Experience
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Shafaei, Azadeh; Nejati, Mehran; Abd Razak, Nordin – Educational Psychology, 2018
This study aims to investigate the relationship between acculturation attitude (i.e. adjustment and attachment attitudes) and individuals' psychological adaptation (i.e. life satisfaction, depression and self-esteem). Additionally, the relationship between the dimensions of psychological adaptation with psychological well-being and their mediation…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, State Universities, Structural Equation Models, Well Being
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Diseth, Åge; Breidablik, Hans Johan; Meland, Eivind – Educational Psychology, 2018
The relation between autonomy support and basic need satisfaction was investigated by applying a longitudinal design at a time interval of two years, and by comparing two different grade level cohorts of students. Participants comprised 1.225 Norwegian students divided by two subsamples (6th and 8th grade level/8th and 10th grade level). The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies, Secondary School Students, Cohort Analysis
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Liu, Ru-De; Zhen, Rui; Ding, Yi; Liu, Ying; Wang, Jia; Jiang, Ronghuan; Xu, Le – Educational Psychology, 2018
The current study assessed 869 elementary school students in China using self-report questionnaires, to examine the multiple mediating effects of academic self-efficacy and positive academic emotions (enjoyment and relief) in the relations between teacher support and academic engagement (cognitive, behavioural and emotional aspects) within a math…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy, Elementary School Students, Questionnaires
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Raufelder, Diana; Regner, Nicola; Wood, Megan A. – Educational Psychology, 2018
The aim of the present study was to examine the interplay between test anxiety (i.e. worry and emotionality) and learned helplessness in a sample of adolescents (N = 845, aged 13-17 years) in secondary schools in Germany. In accordance with the buffering hypothesis, it was hypothesised that the detrimental association between both components of…
Descriptors: Test Anxiety, Helplessness, Student Attitudes, Adolescents
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Gibbons, Rebecca E.; Xu, Xiaoying; Villafañe, Sachel M.; Raker, Jeffrey R. – Educational Psychology, 2018
Affective factors such as the achievement emotions are considered critical for students' academic performance in STEM degree programmes and careers. In this study, a reciprocal causation model was tested between two affective factors: enjoyment and anxiety, and organic chemistry course performance. Each variable was measured three times in four…
Descriptors: Causal Models, Affective Behavior, Psychological Patterns, Anxiety
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Zábrodská, Katerina; Mudrák, Jirí; Šolcová, Iva; Kveton, Petr; Blatný, Marek; Machovcová, Katerina – Educational Psychology, 2018
This study examined both direct and indirect associations of faculty burnout with psychosocial work environments, using the job resources-demands framework. A sample of 2,229 faculty members (57.1% male) throughout public universities in the Czech Republic completed a questionnaire comprising measures of burnout and psychosocial work environment…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Foreign Countries, Teacher Burnout, Questionnaires
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Chen, Chen; Ye, Shengquan; Hangen, Emily – Educational Psychology, 2018
Based on the hierarchical model of achievement motivation, this study examined how grit predicted achievement goals among two university student samples from American and Chinese cultures. Grit, as a personality trait, includes consistency of interest and perseverance of effort; achievement goals are represented by four types of goals, namely,…
Descriptors: Student Characteristics, Academic Persistence, Student Interests, Goal Orientation
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