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Wang, Shengnan; Rubie-Davies, Christine M.; Meissel, Kane – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
This study aimed to explore and compare the instructional practices and classroom interactions of teachers within the Chinese junior high school context who had correspondingly high or low expectations for all their students. Eight junior high school teachers and their 32 lessons were observed. Results of classroom observations revealed that high…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Junior High School Teachers, Junior High School Students, Teacher Expectations of Students
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Askell-Williams, Helen; Skyrzypiec, Grace; Zhao, Xueqin; Cao, Fei – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
This paper reports mainland Chinese students' self-appraisals about their psychological dispositions whilst at school. Increasing interest has turned to factors such as resilience, wellbeing, flourishing, happiness and satisfaction, which in turn are predicted to be associated with factors such as emotional stability, achieving personal goals,…
Descriptors: Psychological Characteristics, Psychological Evaluation, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Student Attitudes
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Lin, Shengjie; Fong, Carlton J.; Wang, Yidan – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2017
This mixed-methods study investigated the sources of self-efficacy reported by Chinese undergraduate students and the related role of individual differences. One hundred and fifty-six Chinese students completed a questionnaire and open-ended responses, citing the factors that contributed to feelings of greater confidence and lesser confidence.…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Self Efficacy, Siblings, Individual Differences
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Yin, Hongbiao – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2016
This study attempts to bring together two lines of enquiry into teacher emotion, emotional labor and emotion regulation, arguing that the process of teachers' emotional labor is their regulation of feelings and expressions to achieve professional goals. Through the analysis of qualitative data collected from two projects concerning teacher emotion…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Characteristics, Psychological Patterns, Emotional Response
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Brown, Gavin T. L.; Wang, Zhenlin – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2016
Hong Kong (HK) and the People's Republic of China (PRC), while sharing historic cultural roots, have different policies for and practices of educational assessment. Student conceptions of assessment function to guide individual behaviour in response to the functions, purposes, and consequences of assessments. A new self-report questionnaire was…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Cultural Background, Qualitative Research, Factor Analysis