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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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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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Li, Yulan; Yao, Meilin; Song, Fengning; Fu, Jin; Chen, Xiulin – Educational Psychology, 2019
This study aimed to examine the effects of different service experiences on the social justice beliefs of 60 Chinese college students with mixed methods. The quantitative results indicated that the participants in two service groups (i.e. for at-risk adolescents and adolescents with cerebral palsy) demonstrated a more significant promotion of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Service Learning, Social Justice, Beliefs
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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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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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Quinn-Nilas, Christopher; Kennett, Deborah J.; Maki, Karen – Educational Psychology, 2019
This study tested the factor structure of the explanatory style for failure (ESF) using confirmatory factor analysis (CFA), tested measurement invariant across direct entry and transfer students, tested latent mean differences between these groups on the ESF factors, and tested a theoretical path model, whereby ESF explains variance in grades…
Descriptors: Factor Structure, Failure, College Transfer Students, Foreign Countries
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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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Tilga, Henri; Hein, Vello; Koka, Andre; Hamilton, Kyra; Hagger, Martin S. – Educational Psychology, 2019
Students' health-related quality of life (HRQoL) may depend on the extent to which the school environment fostered by their teacher is perceived as autonomy-supportive. We tested a conditional process model in a physical education context in which students' perception of their teachers' autonomy-supportive behaviour moderated the relationship…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Physical Education, Adolescents, Quality of Life
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Liou, Pey-Yan; Wang, Cheng-Lung; Lin, John J. H. – Educational Psychology, 2019
This study aimed to examine the mediating effects of motivational beliefs in the relations between parental involvement and science achievement. Three types of motivational beliefs, namely, self-concept, intrinsic value, and utility value were addressed based on the Expectancy-Value Theory model. A representative national sample from Taiwan of…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Student Motivation, Beliefs, Science Achievement
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Otto, Barbara; Karbach, Julia – Educational Psychology, 2019
The aim of the current study was to investigate the impact of private tutoring on parental involvement and the parent-child relationship. Seventy-six students voluntarily participated in the longitudinal study (38 students newly signed up for private tutoring and a matched control group). Data were collected with a student questionnaire that was…
Descriptors: Tutoring, Tutors, Private Education, Student Attitudes
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Cho, YoonJung; Kim, Minseong – Educational Psychology, 2019
The purpose of the study was to investigate the longitudinal reciprocal relationship between achievement goals and self-determined motivation of students transitioning from middle school to high school. Participants were 3343 students from 9th to 11th grade. The overall results showed that varying degrees of self-determined motivation from middle…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Self Determination, Longitudinal Studies, Student Motivation
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Chen, Chen; Elliot, Andrew J.; Sheldon, Kennon M. – Educational Psychology, 2019
The present research sought to integrate self-determination theory and the achievement goal approach to achievement motivation by examining achievement goals as mediators of the link between psychological need support and both intrinsic and external motivation. We found support for our proposed integration, as mastery-approach and…
Descriptors: Psychological Needs, Achievement Need, Academic Achievement, Self Determination
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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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Closson, Leanna M.; Bond, Takara A. – Educational Psychology, 2019
Previous research suggests that students often use social network sites (SNS) as academic distractors, though little is known about the association between students' use of individual SNS and university adjustment. The present study examined academic outcomes associated with using Tumblr, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram. University…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Social Media, Student Adjustment, Correlation
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