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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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Lee, Moosung; Kim, Yeonjeong; Madyun, Na'im – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
A critical issue facing the majority of immigrant adolescents in U.S. public schools is persistent academic underperformance. Using data from the Children of Immigrants Longitudinal Study, this study investigates the extent to which negative social environments in U.S. public schools predict the academic achievement of immigrant adolescents.…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Adolescents, Academic Achievement, Longitudinal Studies
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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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Evans, Paul; Martin, Andrew J.; Ivcevic, Zorana – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
With a growing interest in well-being as an outcome of schooling, there is an increased need for research on how to enable it in students' academic lives. This study examined personality and coping strategies as predictors of students' well-being outcomes at school using structural equation modelling. Students (N = 328) completed measures of…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Coping, Well Being, Stress Variables
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Skaalvik, Einar M.; Skaalvik, Sidsel – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2017
This study explored how teachers' working conditions or school context variables (job demands and job resources) were related to their teaching self-concept, teacher burnout, job satisfaction, and motivation to leave the teaching profession among teachers in Norwegian senior high school. Participants were 546 teachers in three counties in central…
Descriptors: Teacher Motivation, Stress Variables, Teaching Conditions, Work Environment
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Phan, Huy P. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2017
The focus of inquiry pertaining to quality learning and student well-being experiences at school has involved numerous studies, utilizing complex quantitative methodological approaches. In a similar vein, for consideration of research advancement, there has been extensive progress made regarding motivational tenets of effective learning and…
Descriptors: Well Being, Student Experience, Emotional Response, Interpersonal Relationship
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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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Hopmeyer, Andrea; Troop-Gordon, Wendy; Medovoy, Tal; Fischer, Jesse – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2017
Crowd affiliations are integral to academic functioning and school adjustment during adolescence. However, less is known about crowd structures within institutions of higher education. The current study was designed to validate the College Peer Crowd Questionnaire (CPCQ), an instrument designed to assess college students' self-reported crowd…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, College Students, Identification (Psychology), Peer Groups
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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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Richards, K. Andrew; Levesque-Bristol, Chantal; Templin, Thomas J.; Graber, Kim C. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2016
The role of a teacher is becoming increasingly complex, and it is more important than ever that teachers develop resilience to overcome stress and burnout. A conceptual framework to explain the ability of resilience to decrease role stress and burnout was developed and tested. Participants included 415 teachers (174 elementary, 241 secondary) who…
Descriptors: Teacher Burnout, Resilience (Psychology), Coping, Stress Management
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Long, Haiying – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2016
This study focuses on "high achievement but low motivation" phenomenon that is prevalent in East Asian countries and districts, and uses eighth graders in Taipei that participated in TIMSS 2007 as an example to examine the direct and indirect effects of academic motivation, positive affect, and instruction on science achievement.…
Descriptors: Science Achievement, Science Education, Science Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Eren, Altay – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2016
This study examined the mediating roles of prospective teachers' boredom coping strategies in the relationships between their levels of boredom and four aspects of engagement, and explored the unidirectional cycles of their levels of boredom, boredom coping strategies, and engagement. A total of 467 prospective teachers, majoring in primary school…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Psychological Patterns, Coping, Learner Engagement
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Martinek, Daniela; Hofmann, Franz; Kipman, Ulrike – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2016
Numerous studies in the tradition of the self-determination theory (Deci and Ryan in "Can Psychol" 49(1):14-23, 2008) point out the significance of self-determined academic motivation and its relevance for learning processes and well-being. Whereas these results sketch a rather heterogeneous picture of the development of intrinsic and…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Self Determination
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