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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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Kiat, John Emmanuel; Ong, Ai Rene; Ganesan, Asha – Educational Psychology, 2018
Multiple-choice questions (MCQs) play a key role in standardised testing and in-class assessment. Research into the influence of within-item response order on MCQ characteristics has been mixed. While some researchers have shown preferential selection of response options presented earlier in the answer list, others have failed to replicate these…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Multiple Choice Tests, Attention Control, Item Response Theory
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Leighton, Jacqueline P.; Bustos Gómez, María Clara – Educational Psychology, 2018
Formative assessments and feedback are vital to enhancing learning outcomes but require that learners feel at ease identifying their errors, and receiving feedback from a trusted source--teachers. An experimental test of a new theoretical framework was conducted to cultivate a pedagogical alliance to enhance students' (a) trust in the teacher, (b)…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Well Being, Error Patterns, Formative Evaluation
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Rocchi, Meredith; Camiré, Martin – Educational Psychology, 2018
The purpose of the present study was to explore the contribution of extracurricular coaching on high school teachers' job satisfaction. Specifically, the study looked at how perceptions of the coaching environment (athlete relationships, colleague relationships and opportunities through coaching) influenced teachers' perceptions of stressors…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, High Schools, Coaching (Performance)
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Hu, Bi Ying; Chen, Liang; Fan, Xitao – Educational Psychology, 2018
This paper investigates early childhood education (ECE) teachers' self-reported and observed teacher-child interaction quality (TIQ) and the associated teachers' professional competence features using a latent profile analysis (LPA) approach to identify the variations in the quality of classroom experiences in Chinese preschools. A total of 164…
Descriptors: Profiles, Teacher Student Relationship, Teacher Education, Teacher Effectiveness
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Jiang, Han; Woodcock, Stuart – Educational Psychology, 2018
This study aims to investigate the differences of attributional responses to students with and without learning disabilities (LD) between pre- and in-service teachers in mainland China. A total of 204 teachers (101 pre-service and 103 in-service teachers) were surveyed using vignettes and Likert scale questions to ascertain their responses to…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Comparative Analysis, Preservice Teachers, Inservice Teacher Education
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Gehlbach, Hunter; Robinson, Carly D.; Finefter-Rosenbluh, Ilana; Benshoof, Chris; Schneider, Jack – Educational Psychology, 2018
Administrators often struggle in getting teachers to trust their school's evaluation practices--a necessity if teachers are to learn from the feedback they receive. We attempted to bolster teachers' support for receiving evaluative feedback from a particularly controversial source: student-perception surveys. For our intervention, we took one of…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Teacher Student Relationship, Feedback (Response), Student Attitudes
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Buric, Irena; Sliškovic, Ana; Macuka, Ivana – Educational Psychology, 2018
Existing research indicates that emotions are integral components of teachers' jobs and lives, but knowledge regarding functional relations between teachers' emotions, their antecedents and their effects on teachers, teaching and students is still quite scarce. One possible reason for this knowledge gap is the lack of adequate operationalisation…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Questionnaires, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Teacher Attitudes
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Guntern, Sabine; Korpershoek, Hanke; van der Werf, Greetje – Educational Psychology, 2017
This study investigates the joint impact of personality characteristics and self-efficacy on the perceived academic achievement of medical students on top of their prior high school performance. The sample consisted of medical students in their pre-clinical years. The students' grade point average scores at high school were included as control…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Medical Students, Personality Traits, Self Efficacy
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Cheema, Jehanzeb R.; Skultety, Lisa S. – Educational Psychology, 2017
Subject-specific self-efficacy is a measure of confidence in one's own ability to complete tasks related to that subject. This confidence does not necessarily reflect actual ability in the subject and can be an over- or underestimate of true ability. We use nationally representative samples of 15-year-old students from the US to measure the degree…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Scientific Literacy, Mathematics Skills, Adolescents
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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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Viljaranta, Jaana; Kiuru, Noona; Lerkkanen, Marja-Kristiina; Silinskas, Gintautas; Poikkeus, Anna-Maija; Nurmi, Jari-Erik – Educational Psychology, 2017
The majority of previous research on academic skills, self-concept of ability and interest has deployed the variable-oriented approach and focused on self-concept, or ability, or interest only. This study examined the patterns and dynamics of pattern change in Finnish children's word reading skill, self-concept of ability and interest from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Skills, Self Concept, Reading Ability
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Madjar, Nir; Chohat, Ronny – Educational Psychology, 2017
The current study aimed to explore the concept of transition self-efficacy, which is defined as individuals' subjective evaluation of their ability to execute the actions required for a successful transition from elementary to middle school. The study followed a sample of 128 sixth-grade students for 2 consecutive years (before and after the…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Academic Achievement, Academic Ability, Self Concept
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Xu, Jianzhong; Du, Jianxia; Fan, Xitao – Educational Psychology, 2017
The present investigation examines models of factors influencing time management in online groupwork for Chinese undergraduates. Multilevel findings showed that time management was positively related to five individual-level variables, including online courses taken previously, learning-oriented reasons, arranging the environment, help-seeking and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Time Management, Online Courses, Influences
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