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Hammer, Ronen; Peer, Eyal; Babad, Elisha – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
With the worldwide implementation of students' evaluation of teaching (SET), faculty attitudes and trust in students' feedback as well as possible defensive (i.e., self-protective) motivations seem most relevant to the facilitation of the primary organizational goal of SET,┬ánamely, teaching improvement. A questionnaire--administered to 2241…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Self Concept, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Feedback (Response)
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Resh, Nura; Sabbagh, Clara – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2017
Adult citizenship requires a gradual acquisition of political culture--knowledge, attitudes, skills and patterns of behavior necessary to engage in political action. This is especially the case in democratic societies, which are based on citizens' participation. Hence, education for citizenship is uniformly considered as a major mission of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Middle School Students, Student Attitudes, Justice
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Lapidot-Lefler, Noam; Hosri, Hanan – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2016
The purpose of this study was to examine the differences in cyberbullying (bystanders, victims, bullies) between Jewish and Arab adolescents in Israel. The findings could uncover critical implications for children, educators, and policymakers for understanding Cyberbullying in a diverse society. In particular, the differences in cyberbullying…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Victims, Jews
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Kaplan Toren, Nurit; Seginer, Rachel – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2015
In this 2-year longitudinal study, we examine the effects of perceived classroom climate and two aspects of parental educational involvement (home-based and school-based) on junior high school students' self-evaluation and academic achievement. Our main hypothesis was that perceived parental educational involvement mediates students' perceived…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Educational Environment, Junior High School Students, Parent Participation
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Mevarech, Zemira R.; Maskit, Ditza – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2015
The purpose of the present study is twofold: (a) examine the intensity of a wide range of teachers' emotional appraisals regarding teaching profession and teachers themselves as teachers; (b) analyse the differential effects of years of experience on the teachers' emotional appraisals. Participants were 180 Israeli teachers. The teacher emotion…
Descriptors: Teaching Experience, Emotional Response, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching (Occupation)
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Lapidot-Lefler, Noam; Dolev-Cohen, Michal – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2015
Recent technological developments have added cyberspace as part of adolescents' social milieu. Bullying, which is prevalent in adolescents' social environment, also takes place in cyberspace, although it is believed to have a more potent and harmful effect. A study of cyberbullying and FtF bullying could elucidate critical implications for…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Junior High School Students, High School Students
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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
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Fisher, Yael – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2013
The main purpose of this study was to explore Israeli teachers' professional ethics and values using the Facet Theory (Guttman in Psychmetrika 33:469-506, 1968). Since Israel does not have a teachers' code of ethics, such exploration can be a basis for constructing one. The study is mainly exploratory, and the main hypotheses that guided the study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Ethics
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Rosen, Yigal; Salomon, Gavriel – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2011
Value-oriented instructional programs, such as anti-racism, may often face societal barriers. A case in point are peace education programs in conflictual contexts. Close analysis of peace education programs in regions of conflict and tension suggest that they face formidable barriers that would appear to prevent the attainment of their goals of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Peace, Education, Barriers
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Fisher, Yael – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2011
The main purpose of this longitudinal study was to conceptualize the self-efficacy of aspiring principals as a dynamic concept. This study aimed to explore the structure and relations between the components of self-efficacy and to determine the nature and direction of change in the perceived self-efficacy of aspiring principals following a 2-year…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Foreign Countries, Principals, Longitudinal Studies
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Resh, Nura – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2010
Education is a distinct "sphere of justice" where resources and rewards (educational "goods") are being constantly distributed, and the fairness of their allocation is being evaluated, eliciting a sense of justice or injustice among the evaluators. A sense of (in)justice is a subjective perception of an individual that the…
Descriptors: Justice, Student Attitudes, Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries
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Resh, Nura – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2009
In this investigation I explore teachers' perspectives on just grade allocation. The study was carried out among language, math and science teachers in a national sample of Israeli high schools, where teachers were required to weigh a set of considerations that are used in the decision on grade allocation. Findings suggest that (a) a teacher's…
Descriptors: Grading, Teacher Attitudes, Humanities, Mathematics Teachers