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Tan, Fiona D. H.; Whipp, Peter R.; Gagné, Marylène; Van Quaquebeke, Niels – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
Teacher-student interactions are fundamental to learning outcomes. However, the facilitation of student-defined, in-class two-way feedback interaction is under-researched. The purpose of this paper is to share insights from Year 9 students (N = 32; age = 14-15 years), describing effective teacher's two-way feedback interaction through Respectful…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Feedback (Response), Secondary School Students, Teacher Effectiveness
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Brandmo, Christian; Bråten, Ivar; Schewe, Olav – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
This study examined predictors of test anxiety in a sample of 2528 Norwegian upper-secondary and postsecondary students by means of structural equation modeling. Results showed that personal goals related to career and grades positively predicted test anxiety, whereas self-efficacy beliefs were a negative predictor of test anxiety. In turn,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Anxiety, Secondary School Students, College Students
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Bedynska, Sylwia; Krejtz, Izabela; Sedek, Grzegorz – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
A large body of experimental research on stereotype threat concentrated on immediate consequences of this effect. Far less attention has been given to the underlying mechanisms that may explain accumulative and long-term consequences of stereotype threat. To shed new light on the dynamic of stereotype threat, the current research examined the…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Secondary School Students, Females, Short Term Memory
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Havik, Trude; Ertesvåg, Sigrun K. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
The aim of this study was to explore trajectories of teachers' instructional support as perceived by students during a national initiative to develop lower secondary schools. Grade eight and nine students (N = 815) from nine Norwegian schools participated in three waves of data collection within one-and-a-half academic years. Growth mixture model…
Descriptors: Academic Support Services, Student Attitudes, Teacher Student Relationship, Secondary School Teachers
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Ferreira, Juliene Madureira; Soini, Tiina; Kupiainen, Reijo; Salum, Ana Claudia – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
In the present study, learning in school was studied from the students' perspectives in two different national contexts. The aim was to explore students' learning experiences in school by identifying what are the core elements of learning for secondary school students. We conducted the study with a qualitative approach in which photos taken by the…
Descriptors: Learning Experience, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Ramberg, Joacim; Modin, Bitte – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
Cheating is a more or less prominent feature of all educational contexts, but few studies have examined its association with aspects of school effectiveness theory. With recently collected data from upper-secondary school students and their teachers, this study aims to examine whether three aspects of school effectiveness--school leadership,…
Descriptors: Cheating, Ethics, Secondary School Students, Leadership
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Martikainen, Jari – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
This study examines social representations of teachership based on students' and teachers' drawings. Fifty-nine students and thirty-nine teachers in upper-secondary education in Finland participated in the research, drawing a picture of a typical teacher and commenting on their drawings verbally. The study focuses on what kinds of social…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Secondary School Students, Secondary School Teachers
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Melkonian, Michael; Areepattamannil, Shaljan; Menano, Luisa; Fildago, Patricia – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
Drawing on data from the fifth cycle of the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), the authors examined the relations of reported acculturation orientations--heritage as well as host culture-orientations--and perceived cultural distance between host and heritage culture with academic performance among 399 first- and second-generation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Acculturation, Adolescents, Adolescent Attitudes
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Phan, Huy P.; Ngu, Bing H. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
The present study focused on an examination of both "global" and "domain-specific self-esteems" in secondary mathematics learning. The extent to which self-esteem, in general, would account and explain educational success through "social relationships with teachers" and "peers", and "personal interest…
Descriptors: Social Influences, Self Esteem, Student Interests, Secondary School Mathematics
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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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Pinchak, Nicolo P. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
This study uses data from wave one of the National Longitudinal Survey of Adolescent to Adult Health to analyze the relationship between middle and secondary school students' perceptions of their teachers, or "teacher regard," and students' expectations for college attendance. Variation in this relationship is further examined by…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Teacher Student Relationship
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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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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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Bieg, Sonja; Dresel, Markus – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
The use of humor is assumed to be an effective tool for teachers to promote instruction and student learning. However, research on teacher humor is not yet systematically linked to instructional research. To provide a starting point, a model of teacher humor effects is proposed that refers to a multidimensional conception with different types of…
Descriptors: Humor, Case Studies, Teaching Methods, Teacher Student Relationship
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Berger, Nathan; Archer, Jennifer – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
Recent research using quantitative methodologies and an emerging social psychological theory of socioeconomic status (SES) has found an association between students' SES and their academic achievement goals. As a new area of research in the achievement goal tradition, there has been little investigation of the contextual influences upon particular…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Goal Orientation, Secondary School Students, Socioeconomic Influences
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