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Lindstrom, Will; Nelson, Jason M.; Foels, Patricia – Psychology in the Schools, 2020
The current study examined study habits of postsecondary students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) through the theoretical context of deliberate practice. The responses of participants with and without ADHD were compared on a survey of study time, study quality, and self-perceptions of study habits, as well as a measure of test…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Student Attitudes, Self Concept, Study Habits
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Lockwood, Adam B.; Farmer, Ryan L. – Psychology in the Schools, 2020
Given significant changes to legislation, practice, research, and instrumentation, the purpose of this study was to examine the course on cognitive assessment in school psychology programs and to describe the (a) structure, (b) instructional strategies, (c) content, and (d) interpretative strategies taught to school psychology graduate students.…
Descriptors: Intelligence Tests, School Psychology, Course Content, Graduate Students
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Chang, Eunbi; Lee, Sang Min – Psychology in the Schools, 2020
The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship between socially prescribed perfectionism, goal adjustment, and academic burnout. A total of 279 undergraduate students completed an online survey. Structural equation modeling was conducted to examine the mediating effect of goal adjustment on the relationship between socially…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Correlation, Psychological Patterns, Undergraduate Students
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Mikami, Amori Yee; Smit, Sophie; Johnston, Charlotte – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Abstract Elementary school teachers often implement classroom behavioral management systems to address student misbehavior. Common problems targeted by these systems are the inattentive, hyperactive, and impulsive behaviors characteristic of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This study examined teachers' attributions for why…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Elementary School Teachers, Classroom Techniques, Behavior Problems
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Proctor, Sherrie L.; Owens, Courtney – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Lack of racial and ethnic diversity in the school psychology workforce has been a concern since the profession's inception. One solution is to graduate more racially and ethnically diverse individuals from school psychology programs. This structured review explored the characteristics of studies published from 1994 to 2017 that investigated…
Descriptors: School Psychologists, Minority Groups, Ethnic Groups, Race
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Meneghel, Isabella; Martínez, Isabel M.; Salanova, Marisa; Witte, Hans – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Abstract The aim of this article is twofold: (a) to validate the psychometric properties of the Academic Resilience Scale (AR-S) in a Spanish university context; and (b) to test a model where different coping strategies are antecedents of AR, and where academic satisfaction and performance are its consequences. The studies were conducted with 185…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Academic Persistence, College Students, Coping
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Lund, Terese J.; Liang, Belle; Konowitz, Lily; White, Allison E.; DeSilva Mousseau, Angela – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
A growing number of studies have demonstrated that purpose in life is associated with positive outcomes among adolescents and young adults. The college years represent an important period of both personal and professional growth, including purpose in life. Supportive relationships may play a critical role in the identification and pursuit of…
Descriptors: Mentors, Correlation, College Students, Individual Development
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Dixson, Dante D. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Several studies have found that higher hope is associated with higher academic achievement. Although scholars have asserted that this association is the result of higher hope leading to an increased likelihood that students will engage success-oriented behaviors (e.g., participating in class, completing homework assignments), very little empirical…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Academic Achievement, Intervention, Psychological Patterns
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Lee, Ka Wai; Cheung, Rebecca Y. M.; Chen, Ming – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
The present study investigated preservice teachers' self-efficacy in classroom management involving students with symptoms of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). A total of 137 Chinese preservice teachers were randomly presented with one of four vignettes involving a student character with ADHD symptoms, with manipulations including…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Self Efficacy, Classroom Techniques, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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Bocanegra, Joel O.; Gubi, Aaron A.; Callan, Gregory L.; Clayson, Emery – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
School psychology is experiencing a shortages crisis. Within this two-part study, the Social Cognitive Career Theory was used to examine the impact of video interventions on students' choice and application to school psychology programs. A sub-sample of participants were followed across 4 years. Findings suggest that, when measured immediately…
Descriptors: Video Technology, School Psychology, Intervention, Career Choice
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Lam, Kelly Ka Lai; Zhou, Mingming – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
In recent years, grit has drawn increasing attention from both researchers and practitioners. As an important noncognitive indicator, grit has been used to understand individual success and performance in various fields. However, past empirical research has shown inconsistent findings on the relationship between grit and academic achievement. This…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Correlation, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Proctor, Sherrie L.; Nasir, Afshan; Wilson, Tossea; Li, Kathrynne; Castrillon, Paola – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
This qualitative study investigated eight African-American specialist-level students' experiences with and perceptions of their retention and persistence toward degree completion in school psychology programs. Findings indicate that participants deemed the general supports faculty offered to all students and positive, supportive relationships with…
Descriptors: School Holding Power, Academic Persistence, African American Students, School Psychology
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Nkoma, Elliott – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
The study used focus group interviews at three administrative offices (provinces) that house trainee/educational psychologists in order to explore their experiences on how they learn about their support roles and responsibilities regarding the implementation of inclusive education. 13 trainee/educational psychologists from these provinces…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Focus Groups, Psychologists, Educational Psychology
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Miranda, Antoinette Halsell; Radliff, Kisha M.; Della Flora, Olympia A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
Urban schools in the United States are generally viewed as having greater challenges than their suburban and rural counterparts. Most notably, they often have lower academic achievement and much of the educational reform movement has been aimed at urban schools in an attempt to close the achievement gap. Although much of the focus in recent years…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Urban Education, Academic Achievement, Educational Change
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Nichols, Kayla; Graves, Scott L., Jr. – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
The importance of identifying and building on individual strengths has been a key component of many psychoeducational theories and modalities focused on developing interventions. However, program training in this growing area is not well known. As such, this is the first study designed to ascertain the American Psychological Association-accredited…
Descriptors: Intervention, Psychology, Psychoeducational Methods, Accreditation (Institutions)
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