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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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Fong, Carlton J.; Zientek, Linda Reichwein; Yetkiner Ozel, Zeynep Ebrar; Phelps, Julie M. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2015
The present study investigated developmental mathematics students' efficacy beliefs for motivational, self-regulated learning, resource management, and cognitive strategies and which of these beliefs most differentiated European American, African American and Hispanic students in terms of their mathematics achievement. The diverse sample consisted…
Descriptors: Developmental Programs, Remedial Mathematics, Self Efficacy, Student Attitudes
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Harper, Brian E. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2010
While there is great deal of research that tracks self-regulatory academic beliefs and behaviors of students, relatively few efforts examine the specific self-beliefs of high achieving African American students. This study compared the intelligence-related beliefs, efficacy beliefs and academic goal orientations of 257 African American (N = 196)…
Descriptors: African American Students, Intelligence, Academic Achievement, Goal Orientation
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Edman, Jeanne L.; Brazil, Brad – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2009
The present study examined whether there are ethnic differences in perceptions of campus climate, social support, and academic efficacy among community college students, and whether student perceptions were associated with academic success. A total of 475 community college students completed a questionnaire that measured students' perceptions of…
Descriptors: African American Students, College Students, Social Life, Student Attitudes
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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