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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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Kaplan, Haya – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
The study is based on self-determination theory and focuses on the motivation of high-achieving Bedouin students who belong to a hierarchical-collectivist society. The study focuses on the question: What are the relations between teachers' autonomy support and control and an optimal learning experience among students? The study is unique in its…
Descriptors: Arabs, Minority Group Students, High Achievement, Self Determination
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Georgiou, Stelios N.; Ioannou, Myria; Stavrinides, Panayiotis – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between parenting styles, cultural values and bullying behavior at school. The main objective was to test the mediating role of cultural values in these relationships. The participants were 985 pre-adolescents, aged 10-12 years old (M = 10.95, SD = 0.75) from Cyprus and Greece who completed…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Social Values, Parenting Styles, Student Behavior
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Chen, Ru-Si; Tu, Chia-Ching – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
Integrating Internet-related applications into preschool instructional activities can enable children to develop multiple aspects of their learning abilities as well as their cognitive, affective, and relevant skills. Because of the trends toward an Internet society and parents' expectations from preschools, many teachers have considered parents'…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Internet, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Trusz, Slawomir – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
The study tested 4 direct and 28 indirect teacher expectancy effects on students' results in the mathematics and literacy sections of the matriculation test, and their final marks in the 12th-grade mathematics and literacy class. The following were considered as mediators: student self-esteem, their self-expectancy, and time spent learning…
Descriptors: Teacher Expectations of Students, Mathematics Achievement, Literacy, Outcomes of Education
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Donat, Matthias; Gallschütz, Christoph; Dalbert, Claudia – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
In a cross-sectional questionnaire study with N = 1658 German students, aged between 12 and 17 years (M = 14.1, SD = 0.5), we investigated the relation of students' personal belief in a just world (BJW) to their school absenteeism and functions of school refusal behavior. In accordance with recent studies which identified negative relations…
Descriptors: Justice, Student Experience, Questionnaires, Beliefs
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Pit-ten Cate, Ineke M.; Glock, Sabine – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
Educational inequalities may be derived from differential teacher expectations toward students from different backgrounds. Such expectations may be associated with stereotypical beliefs and attitudes, which guide behavior and judgments. Although ample research is available concerning differential teacher attitudes based on student ethnicity, few…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Educational Attainment, Parent Background, Questionnaires
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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, namely, teaching improvement. A questionnaire--administered to 2241…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Self Concept, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Feedback (Response)
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Chauvin, Bruno; Demont, Elisabeth; Rohmer, Odile – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
Positive judgments on the Self are good predictors of academic achievement. It could be useful to benefit from an instrument able to assess how pupils elaborate self-judgments. So far, such a tool does not exist. The purpose of the present study was to develop a self-report measure of social judgment for children at school (the School Social…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Predictor Variables, Measurement Techniques, Questionnaires
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Skaalvik, Einar M. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
The purpose of this study was to explore relations between students' prior grades in mathematics, achievement goal orientations in math classes, math anxiety, and students coping strategies in math classes. Three achievement goal orientations (mastery goals, performance-approach goals, and performance-avoidance goals) and two coping strategies…
Descriptors: Mathematics Anxiety, Coping, Middle School Students, Academic Achievement
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Pulford, Briony D.; Woodward, Bethan; Taylor, Eve – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
This paper reports the development of an Academic Social Comparison Scale (ASCS) to measure students' tendencies to socially compare themselves with other students in an educational setting. The 27-item ASCS was then measured in relation to academic self-confidence in a sample of University students, using the Individual Learning Profile…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Comparative Analysis, College Students, Test Reliability
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Wolgast, Anett; Fischer, Natalie – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2017
The teaching profession is associated with high levels of perceived stress due to time constraints, heavy workload, and extra-curricular obligations. Teachers' perceived stress affects the quality of their instruction and consequently their students' motivation. According to social interdependence theory, frequent cooperative activities with…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Cooperation, Lesson Plans, Stress Variables
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Gillet, Nicolas; Huyghebaert, Tiphaine; Barrault, Servane; Bucourt, Emilie; Gimenes, Guillaume; Maillot, Axel; Poulin, Aurélie; Sorel, Olivier – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2017
Based on the new 3 × 2 achievement goal model, the first purpose of this prospective research was to examine the relation of self-approach and self-avoidance goals to four educational outcomes, namely intentions of dropping out, educational satisfaction, self-efficacy, and achievement. We also considered the autonomous and controlled reasons…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Outcomes of Education, Academic Achievement, Self Efficacy
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Puente-Díaz, Rogelio; Cavazos-Arroyo, Judith – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2017
The purpose of our investigation was to examine the role of intrinsic and extrinsic regulation and boredom as antecedents of creative self-efficacy. In addition, we also assessed the effect of creative self-efficacy on divergent thinking among children. A battery of questionnaires assessing regulation for schoolwork, creative self-efficacy,…
Descriptors: Creativity, Self Efficacy, Independent Study, Psychological Patterns
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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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