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Orgiles, Mireia; Gomez, Marta; Piqueras, Jose A.; Espada, Jose P. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: Despite data showing the relationship between depression and decreased school performance, there is a lack of studies with Spanish children. The objective of this research is to examine school performance as a function of depression and gender. Method: Participants were 658 Spanish children aged between 8 and 12 years, 49.6% male,…
Descriptors: Correlation, Academic Achievement, Depression (Psychology), Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Jimenez-Morales, M. Isabel; Lopez-Zafra, Esther – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: The aim of this study is to analyze the role that Perceived Emotional Intelligence and social competences have on academic performance. Furthermore, we analyze the role of teacher's expectancies on performance in secondary school students. Method: One hundred ninety three students (50.7% male and 49.3 % female) from the first and…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Role, Interpersonal Competence, Academic Achievement
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Pasta, Tiziana; Mendola, Manuela; Longobardi, Claudio; Prino, Laura Elvira; Gastaldi, Francesca Giovanna Maria – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: The literature highlights that pupils with Specific Learning Disability (SLD) often reveal a poor meta-cognitive system, with low levels of attribution to internal factors like diligence and personal skill, and high levels of attribution to external factors like ease of task, luck or help from others. Methods: This study aims to…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Metacognition, Attribution Theory, Identification
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Faber, Gunter – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: Against the background of contradictory research findings in the field the present study aimed at unraveling the structural complexities of gender differences in secondary students' verbal self-concepts and, thus, analyzing possible gender x achievement interaction effects in the L1 German and L2 English language subject. According…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Self Concept, Gender Differences
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Valadez Sierra, Maria de los Dolores; Borges del Rosal, Maria Africa; Ruvalcaba Romero, Norma; Villegas, Karina; Lorenzo, Maryurena – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: Emotional intelligence has been linked to several variables, such as gender, and academic performance. In the area of high intellectual abilities, the literature shows controversy, without a unanimous result on the relationship between both variables. In the present study we analyzed the modulatory effect has academic performance in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Emotional Intelligence, Gender Differences
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Awofala, Adeneye O. A.; Arigbabu, Abayomi A.; Fatade, Alfred O.; Awofala, Awoyemi A. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: The stability of the achievement goal orientation across different contexts has been a source of further research since the new millennium. Through theoretically-driven and empirically-based analyses, this study investigated the psychometric properties of the Elliot and McGregor 2x2 framework for achievement goal questionnaire within…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Goal Orientation, Questionnaires, Foreign Countries
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Alegre, Albert – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: Emotional intelligence has been proposed as a human faculty that may have a strong impact on a variety of children's developmental outcomes such as: school achievement, peer acceptance, and behavioral adjustment. It has also been proposed that parenting may influence children's development of emotional intelligence. However, very…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Mothers, Academic Achievement, Parenting Styles
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Phan, Huy P. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: The achievement goals framework has been researched and used to explain and account for individuals' learning and academic achievements. Over the past three decades, progress has been made in the conceptualizations and research development of different possible theoretical models of achievement goals. Notably, in this study, we…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Goal Orientation, Cognitive Structures, Models
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Faber, Gunter – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: With regard to the internal/external frame of reference model of academic self-concept development the present study aimed at testing its theoretical assumptions within the verbal domain--namely to analyze the relations between achievement and self-concept in the native language German (L1) and the foreign language English (L2). Due…
Descriptors: Achievement, Concept Formation, Teaching Methods, Self Concept
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Carvalho, Renato G.; Novo, Rosa F. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: In this quantitative, cross-sectional study we analyse the relationship between family socioeconomic status (SES) and students' adaptation to school life, as expressed through several indicators of achievement, integration (adaptation to transitions, behaviour problems, risk behaviours, interpersonal difficulties, participation in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Family (Sociological Unit), Socioeconomic Status, Student Adjustment
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Prihadi, Kususanto; Hairul, Nizam Ismail; Hazri, Jamil – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: Symbolic interaction theorists maintained that general self-esteem, defined as the way individuals assess themselves, is based on the individual's perception on the way others assess them (we are what we think other people think we are). Accordingly, studies in school settings indicated that students' perceived teachers' expectancy…
Descriptors: Evidence, Measures (Individuals), Statistical Analysis, Interaction
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Clariana, Merce; Gotzens, Concepcion; Badia, M. del Mar; Cladellas, Ramon – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: This article has two purposes. First, to show the correlation between two unfortunately very common academic habits: procrastination and cheating. Second, to analyse the sequential trend of these two tendencies, from the final year of compulsory secondary education (in Spain 4th year of ESO; age 16) to the final year of university…
Descriptors: Cheating, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Private Schools
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Ochoa, Alma Rosa Aguila; Sander, Paul – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: Research with the Academic Behavioural Confidence scale using European students has shown that students have high levels of confidence in their academic abilities. It is generally accepted that people in more collectivist cultures have more realistic confidence levels in contrast to the overconfidence seen in individualistic European…
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Foreign Countries, Psychology, Mexicans
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Elstad, Eyvind; Christophersen, Knut-Andreas; Turmo, Are – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: The purpose of this article was to explore the influence of parents and teachers on the deep learning approach of pupils by estimating the strength of the relationships between these factors and the motivation, volition and deep learning approach of Norwegian 16-year-olds. Method: Structural equation modeling for cross-sectional…
Descriptors: Structural Equation Models, Academic Achievement, Motivation, Norwegian
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Orgiles, Mireia; Johnson, Blair T.; Huedo-Medina, Tania B.; Espada, Jose P. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: According to previous studies, when parents divorce it may increase the vulnerability of children to develop personal problems, such as lowering academic performance. This research examines the academic performance of Spanish children with divorced parents and its relation to academic self-concept and social anxiety. Method: The…
Descriptors: Divorce, Academic Achievement, Predictor Variables, Adolescents
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