NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 3 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bruno, Alisée; Jury, Mickaël; Toczek-Capelle, Marie-Christine; Darnon, Céline – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
Abundant research has shown that the endorsement of performance-avoidance goals in academic contexts is associated with negative outcomes, including poor academic achievement. The present study tests students' social class as a moderator of the relationship between performance-avoidance goals and achievement. Two hundred thirty students (106…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Social Class, Educational Attainment, Parent Background
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Jury, Mickaël; Darnon, Céline; Dompnier, Benoit; Butera, Fabrizio – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2017
According to the recent research, the educational system fulfills both an educational function (i.e., teaching and training students) and a selection function (i.e., determining students' future position in the social hierarchy), particularly in higher education. It has been argued that in the university system the selection function provides a…
Descriptors: Selective Admission, Admission Criteria, College Admission, Social Structure
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wiederkehr, Virginie; Darnon, Céline; Chazal, Sébastien; Guimond, Serge; Martinot, Delphine – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2015
Previous research has largely documented that socioeconomic status (SES) is a strong and consistent predictor of pupils' school performance in several countries. In this research, we argue that children internalize the SES achievement gap in the form of a lower/higher sense of school self-efficacy. In two studies, teenaged students' (Study 1) and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Socioeconomic Status, Social Class, Achievement Gap