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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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Gonzálvez, Carolina; Sanmartín, Ricardo; Vicent, María; Inglés, Cándido J.; Aparicio-Flores, M. Pilar; García-Fernández, José M. – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
The aim of this research is twofold: to analyze the mean differences scores in mathematic self-attributions based on school refusal and to verify its predictive capability on high scores in school refusal. The Sydney Attribution Scale and the School Refusal Assessment Scale-Revised were administered to 1078 Spanish students (50.8% boys) aged…
Descriptors: Mathematics Skills, Scores, Self Concept, Attribution Theory
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Morgade, Marta; Mendoza, Karmele – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
The purpose of this paper is to describe and analyze the presence of intersubjective asymmetries as an ethical, epistemological, and social challenge in a school. We explore various aspects of interaction between teacher, students, and researcher in school during a music room. A workshop of audiovisual narratives that has been made with teenagers…
Descriptors: Ethics, Epistemology, Audiovisual Communications, Workshops
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Lucas-Molina, Beatriz; Williamson, Ariel A.; Pulido, Rosa; Pérez-Albéniz, Alicia – Psychology in the Schools, 2015
Peer harassment is a major social problem affecting children and adolescents internationally. Much research has focused on student-to-student harassment from either an individual or a multilevel perspective. There is a paucity of multilevel research on students' relationships with the classroom teacher. The purpose of this study was to use a…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Measurement Techniques, Bullying, Statistical Analysis
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Jaureguizar, Joana; Ibabe, Izaskun; Straus, Murray A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
This study focused on violent and prosocial behaviors by adolescents toward parents and teachers, and the relation between such behaviors and adolescents' perceptions about the family and school environment. Gender differences in child-to-parent violence and student-to-teacher violence were also studied. The sample comprised 687 adolescents from…
Descriptors: Violence, Prosocial Behavior, Adolescents, Foreign Countries
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Ruiz-Olivares, Rosario; Pino, M. Jose; Herruzo, Javier – Psychology in the Schools, 2010
Disruptive behavior can waste a great deal of teaching time in the classroom, leading to feelings of frustration in teachers and an increase in academic failure among pupils. Prior research indicates that intervening in these kinds of behaviors improves the classroom atmosphere and facilitates the learning process. With this in mind, the aims of…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Intervention, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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Ingles, Candido J.; Garcia-Fernandez, Jose M.; Castejon, Juan L.; Valle, Antonio; Delgado, Beatriz; Marzo, Juan C. – Psychology in the Schools, 2009
This study examined the reliability and validity evidence drawn from the scores of the Spanish version of the Achievement Goal Tendencies Questionnaire (AGTQ) using a sample of 2,022 (51.1% boys) Spanish students from grades 7 to 10. Confirmatory factor analysis replicated the correlated three-factor structure of the AGTQ in this sample: Learning…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Validity, Reliability, Goal Orientation
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Lopez, Estefania Estevez; Olaizola, Juan Herrero; Ferrer, Belen Martinez; Ochoa, Gonzalo Musitu – Psychology in the Schools, 2006
The present study aimed to analyze differences between aggressive and nonaggressive rejected students in four sets of variables: personal, family, school, and social. Participants in the study were 843 Spanish adolescents ranging in age from 11 to 16 years old, of whom 47% were boys. Results indicated that these two subgroups of rejected students…
Descriptors: Negative Attitudes, Adolescents, Aggression, Rejection (Psychology)
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Forns-Santacana, Maria; And Others – Psychology in the Schools, 1993
Analyzed field dependence-independence (FDI) cognitive style as function of socioeconomic status, sex, and cognitive competence in seven year olds (n=117). Subjects of upper-middle socioeconomic status achieved significantly higher scores that did subjects of low socioeconomic status on five McCarthy Scales and on FDI variable. Boys scored higher…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Style, Field Dependence Independence, Foreign Countries
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Forns-Santacana, Maria; Gomez-Benito, Juana – Psychology in the Schools, 1990
Tested the factor structure of the McCarthy Scales of Children's Abilities in preschool children (N=141). Found existence of Verbal factor and other Perceptual-Performance factor was confirmed and the Quantitative and Memory factors appear undifferentiated. Found subtests which make up the Motor scale do not constitute a single factor. (Author/ABL)
Descriptors: Aptitude Tests, Factor Analysis, Factor Structure, Foreign Countries