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Hall, William J.; Rodgers, Grayson K. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and queer (LGBQ) students are a substantial minority group within U.S. elementary, middle, and high schools. Many LGBQ students face harassment and discrimination, which can contribute to educational and psychological problems. Teachers play key roles in students' school experiences, and their attitudes about homosexuality…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Elementary Secondary Education
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Pörhölä, Maili; Almonkari, Merja; Kunttu, Kristina – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
This study examines how individuals' engagement in bullying at school and at university relates to the anxiety they feel in general and in various learning situations in which students interact during their higher education. It was predicted that, of the individuals who have experiences of bullying (in the role of bully, victim, or in a dual role…
Descriptors: Bullying, Anxiety, Student Attitudes, Psychological Patterns
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Rigby, Ken – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2017
Students' perceptions of the nature and prevalence of bullying and how the problem was being addressed were investigated in a convenience sample of 1688 students in years 5-10 attending Australian government schools. Comparisons were made between students who reported that they had been bullied during the previous 12 months and others. Rankings of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bullying, Student Attitudes, Incidence
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Trusz, Slawomir – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2017
The teacher's pet phenomenon is widely recognised and negatively viewed by students and teachers. Teachers that favour selected students adversely affect the emotional climate in the classroom, as well as the social development and academic achievements of students. Despite the indicated consequences, the phenomenon is surprisingly rarely studied.…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Classroom Environment
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Long, Haiying – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2016
This study focuses on "high achievement but low motivation" phenomenon that is prevalent in East Asian countries and districts, and uses eighth graders in Taipei that participated in TIMSS 2007 as an example to examine the direct and indirect effects of academic motivation, positive affect, and instruction on science achievement.…
Descriptors: Science Achievement, Science Education, Science Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Martinek, Daniela; Hofmann, Franz; Kipman, Ulrike – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2016
Numerous studies in the tradition of the self-determination theory (Deci and Ryan in "Can Psychol" 49(1):14-23, 2008) point out the significance of self-determined academic motivation and its relevance for learning processes and well-being. Whereas these results sketch a rather heterogeneous picture of the development of intrinsic and…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Self Determination
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Chang, Yujin; Leach, Nicole; Anderman, Eric M. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2015
The purpose of this study is to examine the relations between principals' perceived autonomy support from superintendents, affective commitment to their school districts, and job satisfaction. We also explore possible moderation effects of principals' career experiences on these relations. Data were collected from K-12 public school principals in…
Descriptors: Correlation, Principals, Professional Autonomy, Job Satisfaction
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Earnshaw, Valerie A.; Rosenthal, Lisa; Carroll-Scott, Amy; Peters, Susan M.; McCaslin, Catherine; Ickovics, Jeannette R. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2014
Experiencing bullying as a victim is associated with negative health and health behavior outcomes, including substance use, among adolescents. However, understandings of protective factors--factors that enhance adolescents' resilience to the negative consequences of bullying--remain limited. The current study investigates whether teacher…
Descriptors: Smoking, Bullying, Race, Correlation
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Georgiou, Stelios N.; Stavrinides, Panayiotis – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2013
The present study aimed at examining the relationship that may exist between specific parental practices at home and the child's bullying and victimization experiences at school. This study attempted to go beyond parental styles, a variable that most of the earlier studies have used and introduce three, relatively new parameters of bullying and…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Bullying, Conflict, Parenting Styles
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Whaley, Arthur L.; Noel, La Tonya – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2013
The present study tested the model minority and inferior minority assumptions by examining the relationship between academic performance and measures of behavioral health in a subsample of 3,008 (22%) participants in a nationally representative, multicultural sample of 13,601 students in the 2001 Youth Risk Behavioral Survey, comparing Asian…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Underachievement, Program Effectiveness, Achievement Need
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Rigby, Ken; Bortolozzo, Giulio – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2013
Previous research has indicated that harm to the mental health of children who are repeatedly victimised by their peers at school can be ameliorated through social or emotional support provided by other students. In this study we examined whether student provictim attitudes are related to more basic attitudes to self and attitudes to others.…
Descriptors: Validity, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Gender Differences
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Federici, Roger A.; Skaalvik, Einar M. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2011
One purpose of the present study was to develop and test the factor structure of a multidimensional and hierarchical Norwegian Principal Self-Efficacy Scale (NPSES). Another purpose of the study was to investigate the relationship between principal self-efficacy and work engagement. Principal self-efficacy was measured by the 22-item NPSES. Work…
Descriptors: Structural Equation Models, Self Efficacy, Factor Structure, Measures (Individuals)
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Tan, Joyce Beiyu; Yates, Shirley – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2011
Education is highly valued in Confucian Heritage Culture (CHC) countries such as China, Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan and Korea but the expectations of parents, teachers and students themselves to excel academically can also be a source of intense stress for many students. The "Academic Expectations Stress Inventory" (AESI),…
Descriptors: Asians, Secondary School Students, College Students, Expectation
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Eccleston, Collette P.; Smyth, Joshua M.; Lopoo, Leonard M. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2010
Considerable evidence indicates that African American students achieve less academically than European American students. Yet, African American students hold more positive self-views than their European American counterparts. Previous studies that address these seemingly paradoxical findings focus on students in a relatively narrow age range…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), African American Students, Academic Achievement, Achievement Gap
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Demetriou, Helen; Wilson, Elaine – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2009
Teachers often approach teaching with an energy and enthusiasm to inspire their students with their skills and knowledge. However, when faced with students who are not fully engaged in their learning, teachers sometimes find it difficult and frustrating to communicate the subject knowledge. This paper looks at the importance of teachers reflecting…
Descriptors: Knowledge Base for Teaching, Science Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Beginning Teachers
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