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Sun, Meilu; Du, Jianxia; Xu, Jianzhong; Liu, Fangtong – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
The current study validated the Homework Goal Orientation Scale (HGOS) for secondary school students. Results revealed that HGOS consisted of two distinct but related subscales: mastery-approach and performance-approach. Given satisfactory measurement invariance, the latent mean differences were then examined across gender (males vs. females) and…
Descriptors: Homework, Goal Orientation, Gender Differences, Secondary School Students
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Niileksela, Christopher R.; Templin, Jonathan – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Confirmatory latent profile analysis (CLPA) was used with the normative sample from the "Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement," 3rd ed. (KTEA-3) to determine whether it was possible to identify a latent class of individuals whose scores were consistent with the academic strengths and weaknesses related to dyslexia. The CLPA identified…
Descriptors: Identification, Dyslexia, Achievement Tests, Profiles
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Kim, Sung Reul; Kim, Hye Young; Kim, Ji Young; Kim, Hyun Kyung – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
The aim of this study was to identify the association between type D personality and smoking cessation among high school students who had participated in a stop smoking program. From 27 high schools, we recruited 279 smoking students who had participated in a stop smoking program between May 29, 2015, and January 25, 2016. About 26.5% of…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Predictor Variables, Smoking, Failure
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Ottmar, Erin – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
This study investigates relations between cognitive, interpersonal, and intrapersonal opportunities, noncognitive outcomes, and student achievement in 1,096 students from 20 high schools (10 Deeper Learning [DL] network, 10 control) who participated in the Study of DL (SDL). DL is an umbrella term used to encompass the cognitive, interpersonal,…
Descriptors: Correlation, Interpersonal Relationship, Academic Achievement, Cognitive Development
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Huk, Oksana; Terjesen, Mark D.; Cherkasova, Lina – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Irrational beliefs have been linked to negative unhealthy emotions that can contribute to occupational burnout. Maladaptive cognitive schemas, such as irrational beliefs, are theorized to interfere with an appraisal of the perceived balance of resources and demands. The aim of the current study is to investigate the extent to which irrational…
Descriptors: Teacher Burnout, Self Efficacy, Institutional Characteristics, Teacher Attitudes
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Parker, Janise S.; Shum, Kai Zhuang; Suldo, Shannon M.; Shaunessy-Dedrick, Elizabeth; Ferron, John; Dedrick, Robert F. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
This study explored how adaptive help seeking was related to academic self-efficacy, perfectionism (maladaptive and adaptive), attitudes toward help seeking (perceived benefits and perceived threats), and teacher emotional support among 311 grade 9 students in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate classes. Significant bivariate links…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Help Seeking, Middle School Students, Grade 9
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Hutchins, Bryan C.; Arshavsky, Nina; Edmunds, Julie A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
This study examined why some seniors attending Early College High Schools did not plan to continue their education at a 4-year college immediately after graduation despite attending schools designed to provide coordinated academic and social supports with the expectation that all students would continue their education. Most students in our study…
Descriptors: High Schools, High School Graduates, College Preparation, Noncollege Bound Students
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Doumas, Diana M.; Midgett, Aida; Watts, April D. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Although school-based programs are effective at decreasing bullying, the majority of studies have been conducted with elementary and middle school students. We conducted a pilot study using a randomized controlled design investigating the social validity of a brief, bullying bystander program adapted to be age-appropriate for high school students…
Descriptors: Bullying, High School Students, After School Programs, Program Effectiveness
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Rose, Alison L.; Atkey, Sarah K.; Flett, Gordon L.; Goldberg, Joel O. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Self-stigma is a phenomenon in which negative public stereotypes about mental illness are internalized and can undermine help-seeking. Unfortunately, little is known about how self-stigmatization relates to positive well-being indicators among youth. A sample of 134 high school students completed established measures of self-stigma, well-being,…
Descriptors: Well Being, High School Students, Self Efficacy, Self Esteem
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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
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Dumas, Denis; Dong, Yixiao – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
This article describes the development and calibration of the student opportunities for deeper learning instrument (SODLI). The SODLI is designed to measure the amount of learning opportunities intended to support higher-order thinking that students are exposed to through student self-report, and is expected to be widely useful in psychological…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Thinking Skills, Skill Development, Item Response Theory
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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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Sulkowski, Michael L.; Simmons, Jessica – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
This study examined whether teacher-student relationships protect against peer victimization and its negative psychosocial effects (i.e., depression, anxiety, and stress). Additionally, the influence of teacher-student relationships, peer relationships, and students' perceptions of school order and discipline was investigated as these variables…
Descriptors: Role, Teacher Student Relationship, Emotional Disturbances, Victims
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Cross, Donna S.; Runions, Kevin C.; Resnicow, Ken A.; Britt, Eileen F.; Gray, Caitlin – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
Intervention approaches to bullying are largely preventive in nature, and even these have been shown to be ineffective, if not iatrogenic, with adolescents. Responses to bullying are limited to traditional punitive approaches or "no-blame" approaches aiming to restore the relationship between the targeted students. Neither of these…
Descriptors: Motivation, Motivation Techniques, Interviews, Adolescents
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Villarreal, Sofia; Montoya, Jared A.; Duncan, Phyllis; Gergen, Esther – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
This study examined leadership style as a predictor of career readiness among a sample of (N = 281) students from two early college high schools from the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas. Participants included 165 females and 116 males ranging from 14 to 19 years of age and 96.8% identified as Hispanic. Participants provided demographic…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Career Readiness, Hispanic American Students, Questionnaires
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