NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 2 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Schütte, Kerstin – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2015
Devaluing an academic domain is a potential means of alleviating the psychological discomfort that results from the inconsistency of a low domain-specific self-concept of ability and great value attached to the domain. Such motivated devaluation of a domain is expected to be stronger in cultural contexts that promote a relatively greater focus on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences