NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 11 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Havik, Trude; Ertesvåg, Sigrun K. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
The aim of this study was to explore trajectories of teachers' instructional support as perceived by students during a national initiative to develop lower secondary schools. Grade eight and nine students (N = 815) from nine Norwegian schools participated in three waves of data collection within one-and-a-half academic years. Growth mixture model…
Descriptors: Academic Support Services, Student Attitudes, Teacher Student Relationship, Secondary School Teachers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Burger, Andri; Naudé, Luzelle – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
The aim of this study was to investigate the predictors of academic success of South African students. The study focused on 164 first to fourth year students. The extent to which students' grade 12 performance, the type of high school they attended and their academic self-concepts contributed to their academic success during the entry and…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Academic Achievement, Success, Grade 12
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Simpkins, Sandra; Estrella, Gabriel; Gaskin, Erin; Kloberdanz, Erin – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
Based on the Eccles' expectancy-value theory, the objectives of this study were (1) to examine the longitudinal relations between Latino parents' science beliefs, parents' science support, and high school students' science motivational beliefs, and (2) to test whether these relations varied by familism values and adolescent gender. Multi-informant…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Parent Attitudes, Student Motivation, Parent Child Relationship
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Froiland, John Mark; Davison, Mark L.; Worrell, Frank C. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2016
Among 110 Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders, teacher autonomy support in 9th grade significantly predicted intrinsic motivation for math in 9th grade as well as math course-taking over the next 2 years, both of which in turn significantly predicted math achievement by 11th grade. In a second model, teacher autonomy support was positively…
Descriptors: Pacific Islanders, Student Motivation, Mathematics Achievement, Grade 9
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Krispenz, Ann; Dickhäuser, Oliver; Reinhard, Marc-André – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2016
Empirical studies have revealed that teachers face problems when assessing task difficulty for their students. By drawing on research that focuses on how individuals assess what others know, we argue that these difficulties are a consequence of the imputation of one's own knowledge to others (i.e., social projection). In particular, we tested the…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Task Analysis, Difficulty Level, Social Attitudes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Havik, Trude; Bru, Edvin; Ertesvåg, Sigrun K. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2015
The primary aim of this study was to investigate how students' perceptions of relationships with peers at school and teachers' classroom management are associated with school refusal-related reasons and truancy-related reasons for school non-attendance. The study included controls for emotional stability and relevant parental variables. A student…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Peer Relationship, Classroom Techniques, Truancy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Korpershoek, Hanke; Kuyper, Hans; van der Werf, Greetje – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2015
In this study, we investigated the school motivation of 7,257 9th grade students in 80 secondary schools across the Netherlands. Using a multiple goal perspective, four motivation dimensions were included: performance, mastery, extrinsic, and social motivation. Our first aim was to identify distinct motivation profiles within our sample, using the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Motivation, Secondary School Students, Performance
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Federici, Roger Andre; Skaalvik, Einar M. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2014
Recent research shows that teacher support is predictive of student outcomes, such as engagement and effort. In this study, we explored the relation between students' perceptions of teacher instrumental support in mathematics lessons and their effort in mathematics. We also tested whether this relation was mediated through students' perception of…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, High School Students, Student Attitudes, Grade 9
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Resh, Nura; Sabbagh, Clara – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2014
Contending that justice experiences in school serve as a hidden curriculum that conveys messages about the wider society and impact student attitudes and behavior, we investigate the effects of students' sense of distributive and (school) procedural justice on democratic-related attitudes: liberal democratic orientation (civil rights), social…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Hidden Curriculum, Student Attitudes, High School Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Areepattamannil, Shaljan – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2012
The present study examined the mediational role of academic motivation in the association between school self-concept and school achievement among 355 Indian immigrant adolescents in Canada and 363 Indian adolescents in India. Surveys were administered among Grades 9-12 students in Canada and India to assess their academic self-concepts, academic…
Descriptors: Grade Point Average, Incentives, Academic Achievement, Motivation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Aasebo, Turid Skarre – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2011
In this ethnographic study conducted in two classrooms in Norway, grade nine (14-year-olds) in lower secondary school and the first year (16-year-olds) of upper secondary school, attention is drawn to how classroom culture is constituted through relationships between students. Through processes of power, dominance, hegemony and marginalisation,…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Foreign Countries, Classroom Environment, Grade 9