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Demanet, Jannick; Van Houtte, Mieke – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
Strain theories expect socio-economically disadvantaged students to be overrepresented among perpetrators of school-deviant behavior. Empirical research, however, is inconclusive about the SES-deviance relationship. Recently, strain theorists argued that economic deprivation, rather than a socio-economic status (SES) index is related to…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Disadvantaged Youth, Behavior Problems, Student Behavior
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Los, Ryan; Schweinle, Amy – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
In response to the recent call from educational psychology for comprehensive models of academic achievement (Linnenbrink-Garcia and Patall, in: Corno, Anderman (eds) Handbook of educational psychology, Taylor and Francis, New York, 2015. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203874790), this study used multiple theories of motivation and instructional…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Correlation, Outcomes of Education, Academic Achievement
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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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Masland, Lindsay C.; Lease, A. Michele – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2016
The contributions of academic achievement motivation and social status to peer-reported academic influence were explored in a sample of 322 children in grades three through five. Latent moderated structural equation modeling indicated that children who value academics are more likely to be rated by peers as academically influential. Social status…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Student Motivation, Social Status, Influences
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Yuan, Shu; Weiser, Dana A.; Fischer, Judith L. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2016
Parent-child relationships play an important role in successful academic outcomes. Previous research suggests that the association between parent-child relationships and offspring's academic achievement may be mediated by offspring's self-efficacy levels, although these relationships are not fully understood. Furthermore, the association between…
Descriptors: College Students, White Students, Asian American Students, Self Efficacy
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Raskauskas, Juliana; Rubiano, Sherry; Offen, Ilanit; Wayland, Ann Kathleen – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2015
Victimization by peers has been associated with low academic performance and internalizing problems. Still, not all students who experience peer victimization report a reduction in performance. The current study examines the potential protective nature of self-esteem and social self-efficacy in the relationship between peer victimization and…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Bullying, Victims, Self Esteem
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Korpershoek, Hanke; Kuyper, Hans; van der Werf, Greetje – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2015
In this study, we investigated the school motivation of 7,257 9th grade students in 80 secondary schools across the Netherlands. Using a multiple goal perspective, four motivation dimensions were included: performance, mastery, extrinsic, and social motivation. Our first aim was to identify distinct motivation profiles within our sample, using the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Motivation, Secondary School Students, Performance
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Fichten, Catherine S.; Nguyen, Mai Nhu; Amsel, Rhonda; Jorgensen, Shirley; Budd, Jillian; Jorgensen, Mary; Asuncion, Jennison; Barile, Maria – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2014
The goal of this research was to develop a model to predict which students with disabilities will drop out before graduation and to investigate the drop out pattern of students with disabilities. To accomplish this we evaluated potential predictors of persistence and drop-out among 611 college and university students with various disabilities and…
Descriptors: Behavior Theories, College Students, Behavior Patterns, Path Analysis
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Putwain, David William; Symes, Wendy – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2014
Previous work has examined how messages communicated to students prior to high-stakes exams, that emphasise the importance of avoiding failure for subsequent life trajectory, may be appraised as threatening. In two studies, we extended this work to examine how students may also appraise such messages as challenging or disregard them as being of…
Descriptors: Fear, High Stakes Tests, Anxiety, Student Attitudes
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Crowson, H. Michael; Brandes, Joyce A. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2014
This study addressed predictors of pre-service teachers' opposition toward the practice of educating students with disabilities in mainstream classroom settings--a practice known as inclusion. We tested a hypothesized path model that incorporated social dominance orientation (SDO) and contact as distal predictors, and intergroup anxiety,…
Descriptors: Student Teacher Attitudes, Disabilities, Mainstreaming, Inclusion
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Fenning, Breanne E.; May, Laura Negel – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2013
As previous research indicates self-efficacy and self-concept have similar effects on achievement outcomes, the current study investigated the differential effects of both constructs on academic performance and career path certainty in college freshmen. Results indicated high school GPA was best predicted by general self-efficacy, whereas current…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Self Concept, Academic Achievement, Prediction
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Galyon, Charles E.; Blondin, Carolyn A.; Yaw, Jared S.; Nalls, Meagan L.; Williams, Robert L. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2012
This study examined the relationship of academic self-efficacy to engagement in class discussion and performance on major course exams among students (N = 165) in an undergraduate human development course. Cluster analysis was used to identify three levels of academic self-efficacy: high (n = 34), medium (n = 91), and low (n = 40). Results…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Grade Point Average, Self Efficacy, Student Participation
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Kokkinos, Constantinos M.; Kipritsi, Eirini – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2012
The purpose of the present study was to examine the relationship between bullying, victimization and a number of social-emotional variables such as trait emotional intelligence, empathy and self-efficacy in 206 elementary school 6th graders in Greece. Results indicated that boys reported significantly more direct and indirect bullying behaviors…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Bullying, Self Efficacy, Foreign Countries
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Federici, Roger A.; Skaalvik, Einar M. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2012
The purpose of this study was to explore relations between principals' self-efficacy, burnout, job satisfaction and principals' motivation to quit. Principal self-efficacy was measured by a recently developed multidimensional scale called the Norwegian Principal Self-Efficacy Scale. Burnout was measured by a modified version of the Maslach Burnout…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, Structural Equation Models, Self Efficacy, Motivation
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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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