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González-Cabrera, Joaquín; Sánchez-Álvarez, Nicolás; Calvete, Esther; León-Mejía, Ana; Orue, Izaskun; Machimbarrena, Juan M. – Psychology in the Schools, 2020
This study created a Spanish triangulated version of the European Bullying Intervention Project Questionnaire and obtained indicators of its validity and reliability. This new tool allows researchers to triangulate and flexibly investigate the three main roles in school bullying, obtaining seven potential roles (pure victim, pure bully, pure…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Intervention, Bullying, Validity
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Bai, Ruibei; Ma, Yuting; Liu, Yiyao; Zhang, Baoshan; Rasool, Abida – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Abstract The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between cellphone use and achievement goals in junior high school students. The participants were 282 students randomly selected from a secondary school in Xi'an, China. The Frequency of Cellphone Use Questionnaire and the Achievement Goal Questionnaire were used as measurement…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Correlation, Goal Orientation
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Erturan-Ilker, Gökçe; Quested, Eleanor; Appleton, Paul; Duda, Joan L. – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
Basic Psychological Needs Theory (BPNT) suggests that autonomy-supportive teachers can promote the satisfaction of students' three basic psychological needs (i.e., the need for autonomy, competence, and relatedness) and this is essential for optimal functioning and personal well-being. The role of need satisfaction as a determinant of well-being…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Psychological Needs, Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes
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Hoi, Cathy Ka Weng; Zhou, Mingming; Teo, Timothy; Nie, Youyan – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
The aim of the current study is to develop and validate an instrument to measure the four sources of teacher efficacy among Chinese primary school teachers. A 26-item Sources of Teacher Efficacy Questionnaire (STEQ) was proposed with four subscales: mastery experience, vicarious experience, social persuasion, and physiological arousal. The results…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Teacher Effectiveness, Self Efficacy, Elementary School Teachers
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AntÓnio, Raquel; Moleiro, Carla – Psychology in the Schools, 2015
The aim of this study was to explore homophobic bullying in Portugal, including its forms, prevalence, and consequences, and to verify whether parental and social support moderated the effects of homophobic bullying for victims. An online questionnaire was completed by 211 female and male students, aged 12 to 20 years. Results showed that…
Descriptors: Bullying, Homosexuality, Social Bias, Parent Child Relationship
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Slaatten, Hilde; Hetland, Jørn; Anderssen, Norman – Psychology in the Schools, 2015
The aim of this study was to examine whether attitudes about gay-related name-calling, social norms concerning gay-related name-calling among co-students, teacher intervention, and school-related support would predict whether secondary school pupils had called another pupil a gay-related name during the last month. A total of 921 ninth-grade…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Homosexuality, Social Bias, Antisocial Behavior
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Nearchou, Finiki A.; Stogiannidou, Ariadni; Kiosseoglou, Grigoris – Psychology in the Schools, 2014
This study aimed to adapt the Resilience Youth Development Module (RYDM) and assess its psychometric properties in terms of internal consistency and convergent validity in Greek elementary students. Participants (N = 346) completed a battery of self-report questionnaires, including the RYDM, School Connectedness Scale, and Strengths and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Resilience (Psychology), Measures (Individuals), Psychometrics
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Barnes, Jemima S.; Spray, Christopher M. – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
Drawing from theory and research into social comparison processes, the present study sought to determine children's motives for comparison in addition to the coexistence of class and individual comparisons in school physical education. The main and interactive effects of these types of comparisons were examined in relation to pupils'…
Descriptors: Social Influences, Motivation, Competition, Physical Education
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Kaplan Toren, Nurit – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
Drawing on early research on parental involvement and its effect on children's school functioning, it was hypothesized in this study that parents' educational involvement is positively related to two indicators of school functioning: academic self-competence and academic achievement. However, in light of research on the distinction between…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Academic Achievement, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Self Concept
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Calero, M. Dolores; Mata, Sara; Carles, Rosario; Vives, Carmen; Lopez-Rubio, Sonia; Fernandez-Parra, Antonio; Navarro, Elena – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
The objective of this study was to test the usefulness of dynamic assessment for determining cognitive abilities such as classification, auditory and visual memory, pattern sequences, perspective taking, verbal planning, learning potential, and metacognition in immigrant preschool children with and without competence in the dominant language…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Children, Immigrants, Alternative Assessment
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Stefan, Catrinel A.; Miclea, Mircea – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
This study was designed to assess the effectiveness of a multifocused (child-, teacher- and parent-focused) prevention program for Romanian preschoolers, targeting social--emotional competence development, as well as reduction of behavior problems. Fourteen classrooms were randomly assigned to the intervention and control conditions. Subsequent…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Preschool Children, Prevention, Social Development
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Raimundo, Raquel; Marques-Pinto, Alexandra; Lima, Maria Luisa – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
This quasi-experimental exploratory study investigated whether a social-emotional learning program, implemented during a 1-year period, could lead to gains in social-emotional competencies and a reduction in internalizing and externalizing problems. Furthermore, it showed which pupils would benefit most from the program. The program was applied to…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Elementary School Students, Student Characteristics
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Chan, Jacob Yuichung; Fung, Annis L.; Gerstein, Lawrence H. – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
Research on aggression in the West has focused mainly on the dichotomy between proactive and reactive aggression, but not the co-occurring proactive-reactive aggression subtype, despite its prevalence. The authors investigated the differences in psychological and behavioral correlates among proactive, reactive, and proactive-reactive student…
Descriptors: Aggression, Foreign Countries, Student Behavior, Secondary School Students
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Dowling, Mitchell J.; Carey, Timothy A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
It is critically important to understand why victims of bullying decide to seek help when they do, particularly from adults, because this reduces the probability of being victimized in the future. This study sought to understand more clearly the patterns of help-seeking by students who reported being victims of bullying. Participants were students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Victims, Bullying, Adolescents
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Kelm, Joanna L.; McIntosh, Kent – Psychology in the Schools, 2012
This study examined the relationships between implementation of a school-wide approach to behavior, School-wide Positive Behavior Support (SWPBS), and teacher self-efficacy. Twenty-two teachers from schools implementing SWPBS and 40 teachers from schools not implementing SWPBS completed a questionnaire measuring aspects of self-efficacy.…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Discipline Policy, Behavior Modification, Correlation
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