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Thornberg, Robert; Wänström, Linda – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
With reference to social-ecological, self-determination, attributional, and social cognitive theories, the current study examined whether gender, age, altruistic motivation to defend victims, and tendency to blame the victims, at the individual level, and the prevalence of reinforcing and defending, at the classroom level, were associated with…
Descriptors: Bullying, Victims, Self Determination, Social Cognition
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Sneyers, Elien; Vanhoof, Jan; Mahieu, Paul – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
In less meritocratic educational systems, teachers' decision-making processes and their perceptions of pupils are essential for the practice of pupils' allocation at transitory moments. The present study investigated how perceptions held by teachers impact upon teacher track recommendations regarding pupils' enrolment in secondary education in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Students, Track System (Education)
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O'Toole, Veronica M. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
This study reports on the emotional exhaustion and burnout of five teachers who acted as first responders when a large earthquake struck their city during school hours. Eighteen months after the earthquake, these teachers recounted, then discussed their earthquake experiences. Teachers used a mood meter (Brackett and Kremenitzer, Creating…
Descriptors: Teacher Burnout, Natural Disasters, Social Development, Emotional Development
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Lindner, Christoph; Nagy, Gabriel; Retelsdorf, Jan – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
In the present research, we investigated the relation between changes in students' state self-control capacity and their motivational test-taking effort over the course of an achievement test. Thereby, we considered trait self-control as a major predictor of achievement-related behavior as a covariate. N = 1840 apprentices repeatedly rated their…
Descriptors: Self Control, Behavior Change, Correlation, Achievement Tests
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Fauth, Benjamin; Decristan, Jasmin; Rieser, Svenja; Klieme, Eckhard; Büttner, Gerhard – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
In this study, we investigated conditions and consequences of teacher popularity in primary schools. Teacher popularity is embedded in a theoretical framework that describes relationships between teacher competence, teaching quality, and student outcomes. In the empirical analyses, we used multilevel modeling to distinguish between individual…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Characteristics, Outcomes of Education, Elementary School Students
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Skaalvik, Einar M.; Skaalvik, Sidsel – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
We analyzed how teacher perception of job demands and job resources in the school environment were related to teacher well-being, engagement and motivation to leave the teaching profession. Participants were 760 Norwegian teachers in grade 1-10. Data were analyzed by means of confirmatory factor analysis and SEM analysis. A second order job demand…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Conditions, Teacher Responsibility
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Bieg, Sonja; Dresel, Markus – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
The use of humor is assumed to be an effective tool for teachers to promote instruction and student learning. However, research on teacher humor is not yet systematically linked to instructional research. To provide a starting point, a model of teacher humor effects is proposed that refers to a multidimensional conception with different types of…
Descriptors: Humor, Case Studies, Teaching Methods, Teacher Student Relationship
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Chervonsky, Elizabeth; Hunt, Caroline – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
The ability to regulate emotions appropriately and effectively is important in maintaining positive social interactions and outcomes. The current study investigated the association between the habitual use of suppression and reappraisal, and involvement in bullying in high school. Other social outcomes, such as current social satisfaction and…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Self Control, Correlation, High School Students
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Wolff, Fabian; Helm, Friederike; Möller, Jens – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
Students compare their achievement in a subject with their classmates' achievements (social comparison), their own prior achievements (temporal comparison), and their achievements in other subjects (dimensional comparison), which can each be better (upward comparison), equal (lateral comparison), or worse (downward comparison). Prior research has…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, High School Students, Foreign Countries, Testing
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Berger, Nathan; Archer, Jennifer – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
Recent research using quantitative methodologies and an emerging social psychological theory of socioeconomic status (SES) has found an association between students' SES and their academic achievement goals. As a new area of research in the achievement goal tradition, there has been little investigation of the contextual influences upon particular…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Goal Orientation, Secondary School Students, Socioeconomic Influences
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Smith, Tamarah; Brumskill, Rasheeda; Johnson, Angela; Zimmer, Travon – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
Studies have shown that performance feedback provided by teachers can communicate mindset messages to students and subsequently impact students' performance. We sought to examine whether non-feedback related comments could also influence students' mindsets and performance. We utilized a sample of undergraduate students enrolled in a research pool…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Performance, Student Attitudes, Undergraduate Students
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Carter, Rona; Mustafaa, Faheemah N.; Leath, Seanna; Butler-Barnes, Sheretta T. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
Experiencing puberty earlier than one's peers has been linked with behavioral and academic problems in school, particularly among girls. Previously, we reported that practicing elementary school teachers expect girls who develop early to have more academic and social problems in the future, with girls' race exacerbating these effects (Carter et…
Descriptors: Puberty, Teacher Expectations of Students, Females, Classroom Environment
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Maurissen, Lies; Claes, Ellen; Barber, Carolyn – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
Schools are expected to contribute to preparing students for engaged citizenship. Research shows that open classroom discussions on political issues have a positive effect on political attitudes and behaviour. However, a deeper understanding of why students perceive their classrooms as open for discussion is missing. The purpose of this study is…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Democratic Values, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Teacher Student Relationship
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Premo, Joshua; Cavagnetto, Andy – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
Student interaction at a whole-class level is tied to learning outcomes, but encouraging students to engage with their peers at a whole-class level is difficult. While little research has sought to promote student engagement with one another at this level, one factor that has been shown to increase student interaction in pairs and small groups is…
Descriptors: Interaction, Peer Relationship, Large Group Instruction, Undergraduate Students
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Whipp, Peter R.; Salin, Kasper – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
Studies related to reasons why teachers stay are far less frequent than those reporting reasons to leave. This study assessed the factors that satisfied PE teachers and the motivators to stay in PE teaching. Physical educator "stayers" (N = 139) responded to a 'PE Teachers' Career Intentions Questionnaire', 'Basic Satisfaction Needs at…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Persistence
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