NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 6 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bryce, Crystal I.; Alexander, Brittany L.; Fraser, Ashley M.; Fabes, Richard A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2020
Hope--a multidimensional positive motivational state--is particularly salient with adolescents in the school setting. Cognitive hope focuses on goal attainment cognitions whereas behavioral hope focuses on actions required for goal attainment. Studies rarely examine the contribution of each type of hope to adolescents' academic functioning and…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Cognitive Processes, Adolescents, Well Being
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wang, Jing; Rao, Nirmala – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
This study reports on the goal structures of one rural and one urban Grade 11 class in China, based on classroom observations and teacher and student interviews. Classroom observations, conducted over a 6-month period, focused on physical settings and classroom activities. In each class, seven students and the homeroom teacher were interviewed to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Observation, High School Students, Grade 11
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Uzuntiryaki-Kondakci, Esen; Kirbulut, Zubeyde Demet – Psychology in the Schools, 2016
The purpose of this study was to develop a Meta-Affective Trait Scale (MATS) to measure the meta-affective inclinations related to emotions that students have while they are studying for their classes. First, a pilot study was performed with 380 10th-grade students. Results of the exploratory factor analysis supported a two-factor structure of the…
Descriptors: Pilot Projects, High School Students, Measures (Individuals), Goodness of Fit
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lyman, Emily L.; Luthar, Suniya S. – Psychology in the Schools, 2014
This study involved two academically-gifted samples of 11th and 12th grade youth at the socioeconomic status (SES) extremes; one from an exclusive private, affluent school, and the other from a magnet school with low-income students. Negative and positive adjustment outcomes were examined in relation to multiple dimensions of perfectionism…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Grade 11, Grade 12, High School Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Conners-Burrow, Nicola A.; Johnson, Danya L.; Whiteside-Mansell, Leanne; McKelvey, Lorraine; Gargus, Regina A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2009
This study examines the degree to which support from parents and teachers buffers the level of depression for four groups of children involved in bullying (victim, bully, bully-victims, or not involved children). Nine hundred and seventy-seven 5th-, 9th-, and 11th-grade students in the rural South completed questionnaires on bullying, social…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Bullying, Parent Responsibility, Teacher Responsibility
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Sharkey, Jill D.; You, Sukkyung; Schnoebelen, Katrina – Psychology in the Schools, 2008
Given the importance of student engagement for healthy outcomes, research needs to investigate whether school-based assets promote student engagement beyond individual and family influences. Unfortunately, such research has been limited by a lack of valid instrumentation. After examining the psychometrics of the California Healthy Kids Survey…
Descriptors: Research Needs, Structural Equation Models, Academic Achievement, Risk