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Briones, Elena; Tabernero, Carmen – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2012
Based on social cognitive theory, the purpose of this study is to examine certain social cognitive and demographic factors involved in intrinsic satisfaction amongst secondary school students of different cultural backgrounds in a new migrant-receiving country. Given the role of schools in youth acculturation and adaptation, it is important to…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, Self Efficacy, Adolescents, Foreign Countries
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Navarro, Raul; Larranaga, Elisa; Yubero, Santiago – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2011
This paper presents data concerning culturally prescribed gender traits and their influence on bullying/victimization problems and aggressive tendencies from a wide sample of 1,654 Spanish adolescents. The aims of this study were to clarify the effect of masculine traits on male and female secondary students' aggression, and also to explore the…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Sex Stereotypes, Bullying, Victims
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Braten, Ivar; Gil, Laura; Stromso, Helge I.; Vidal-Abarca, Eduardo – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2009
The primary aim was to explore and compare the dimensionality of personal epistemology with respect to climate change across the contexts of Norwegian and Spanish students. A second aim was to examine relationships between topic-specific epistemic beliefs and the variables of gender, topic knowledge, and topic interest in the two contexts.…
Descriptors: Education Courses, Student Interests, Foreign Countries, Climate