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Alivernini, Fabio; Cavicchiolo, Elisa; Manganelli, Sara – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
The ever-increasing presence of immigrants in Italian schools make these contexts important for the study of young peoples' attitudes towards those who are new to a┬ácountry. We analysed the metaphors regarding immigrants produced by a sample of 840 eighth-grade┬ástudents. The results of a content analysis showed nine complex attitudes referring to…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Foreign Countries, Grade 8, Student Attitudes
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Molinari, Luisa; Mameli, Consuelo – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
In this paper, we examine the relationship between basic psychological needs and student engagement in a population of Italian secondary school students. To measure the psychological needs, we have selected a set of indicators that, beyond the needs for autonomy, competence and relatedness, also include the need for justice, which is crucial in…
Descriptors: Psychological Needs, Learner Engagement, Secondary School Students, Foreign Countries
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Meggiolaro, Silvia – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
This study investigates the importance of information and communication technology (ICT) use in the mathematics achievement scores of Italian secondary school students, with particular attention paid to the role of gender in the ICT-maths performance relationship. Data from the 2012 Programme for International Student Assessment study allow to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Achievement, Gender Differences, Technology Uses in Education
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Cabras, Cristina; Marmillata, Sara; Sechi, Cristina – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
Sexual objectification can be defined as an imprecise cognitive process which produces inaccurate evaluations according to gender. Moreover, sexual objectification restricts evaluation to a single aspect of people: appearance (Langton in "Future Philos" 285-303, 2004; Langton in "Sexual solipsism: philosophical essays on pornography…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, Teacher Attitudes, Student Evaluation, Foreign Countries
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Passini, Stefano; Molinari, Luisa; Speltini, Giuseppina – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2015
The model for interpersonal teacher behavior, mapping the various teachers' interpersonal behaviors, has been applied for research in many countries. In order to measure the students' perceptions regarding the interaction with their teachers, the Questionnaire on Teacher Interaction (QTI) has been developed. The QTI has been shown to be a valid…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Secondary School Students, Academic Achievement, Program Validation
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Tarchi, Christian; Pinto, Giuliana – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2015
Different schools apply different educational approaches, and different learning concepts interpret knowledge in different ways. The two dominant perspectives classify learning as the acquisition of knowledge, or as participation in school practices. In order to support teachers in choosing the educational method that best fits their teaching…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Interaction, Cooperative Learning, Teamwork
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Berti, Chiara; Molinari, Luisa; Speltini, Giuseppina – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2010
This article presents the results of a study carried out with the aim to: (1) analyze secondary school students' and their teachers' ideal representations of classroom justice, (2) deepen the topic of students' sense of injustice, and (3) explore the links between students' perceived injustice and their psychological engagement in school, measured…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Justice, Student Attitudes