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Lau, Christina; Kitsantas, Anastasia; Miller, Angela D.; Drogin Rodgers, Ellen B. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
The purpose of this study was to assess the interrelationship of elementary students' perceived responsibility for learning, self-efficacy, and sources of self-efficacy in mathematics, and differentiation as a function of gender and grade level. Participants in this study included 442 third-, fourth-, and fifth-grade students from U.S.…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Advanced Placement Programs
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Fauth, Benjamin; Decristan, Jasmin; Rieser, Svenja; Klieme, Eckhard; Büttner, Gerhard – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
In this study, we investigated conditions and consequences of teacher popularity in primary schools. Teacher popularity is embedded in a theoretical framework that describes relationships between teacher competence, teaching quality, and student outcomes. In the empirical analyses, we used multilevel modeling to distinguish between individual…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Characteristics, Outcomes of Education, Elementary School Students
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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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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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Schweinle, Amy; Mims, Grace A. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2009
Children's academic self-efficacy is one of the strongest predictors of achievement (Wigfield and Eccles, "Contemporary Educational Psychology" 25(1): 68-81, 2000). The present research examined mathematics self-efficacy and the relationship of racial context from the perspective of two competing bodies of research. Stereotype threat theory would…
Descriptors: African American Students, Ethnicity, Educational Research, Stereotypes