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Tikkanen, Lotta; Pyhältö, Kirsi; Pietarinen, Janne; Soini, Tiina – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2017
School leadership is a demanding job. Those involved in school leadership have shown to experience high levels of work stress that may, if prolonged, result in burnout. The purpose of this study was to examine school leaders' risks of burnout in terms of work stress and burnout symptoms, and their relationship with proactive self-regulation…
Descriptors: Principals, Burnout, At Risk Persons, Self Management
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Dawes, Molly – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2017
What are the common types of social goals endorsed by early adolescents and how are they related to their school adjustment? This article discusses the importance of assessing students' social goals during the early adolescent developmental period when peers become increasingly important and youth experience tremendous changes to the school…
Descriptors: Early Adolescents, Middle School Students, Student Attitudes, Goal Orientation
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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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Resh, Nura; Sabbagh, Clara – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2017
Adult citizenship requires a gradual acquisition of political culture--knowledge, attitudes, skills and patterns of behavior necessary to engage in political action. This is especially the case in democratic societies, which are based on citizens' participation. Hence, education for citizenship is uniformly considered as a major mission of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Middle School Students, Student Attitudes, Justice
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Zych, Izabela; Ortega-Ruiz, Rosario; Llorent, Vicente J. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2017
The number of studies on school violence and bullying is increasing but research on the topic in Poland and other Central and Eastern European countries is in its early stages. This survey was answered by 904 Polish adolescents from six upper secondary schools in three cities. The results showed that victimization of any type was suffered by 18.7%…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Adolescents, Violence
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Nowicki, Elizabeth A.; Lopata, Joel – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2017
Study objectives were to clarify children's gender-based implicit and explicit mathematics and reading stereotypes, and to determine if implicit and explicit measures were related or represented distinct constructs. One hundred and fifty-six boys and girls (mean age 11.3 years) from six elementary schools completed math or reading stereotype…
Descriptors: Sex Stereotypes, Children, Reading Ability, Mathematics Skills
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Lin, Shengjie; Fong, Carlton J.; Wang, Yidan – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2017
This mixed-methods study investigated the sources of self-efficacy reported by Chinese undergraduate students and the related role of individual differences. One hundred and fifty-six Chinese students completed a questionnaire and open-ended responses, citing the factors that contributed to feelings of greater confidence and lesser confidence.…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Self Efficacy, Siblings, Individual Differences
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Matteucci, Maria Cristina; Guglielmi, Dina; Lauermann, Fani – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2017
Teachers' formal accountability and duties have been the focus of high-stakes educational reforms, for instance in the context of national accountability systems. Yet, teachers' sense of personal (rather than formal) responsibility and willingness to assume responsibility for their teaching and students remains an understudied area. The main…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, High Schools, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Responsibility
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Lehman, Brett – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2017
This study examines gender differences in the extent to which U.S. high school students are bullied in connection with participation in and attitudes towards extracurricular activities. Previous research suggests that students are bullied when their participation exhibits gender abnormal performances of masculinity or femininity, but less is known…
Descriptors: High School Students, Sex Fairness, Gender Differences, Bullying
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Veldman, Ietje; Admiraal, Wilfried; Mainhard, Tim; Wubbels, Theo; van Tartwijk, Jan – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2017
In this study, we present the development and validation of an instrument for measuring teachers' interpersonal self-efficacy: the Questionnaire on Teacher Interaction-Self-Efficacy (QTI-SE). We used the Questionnaire on Teacher Interaction as a basis to construct items. Current scales on teacher self-efficacy in classroom management cover…
Descriptors: Teacher Behavior, Questionnaires, Self Efficacy, Interpersonal Competence
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Rioux, Liliane; Scrima, Fabrizio; Bouzid, Dalel; Moffat, Éva; Mokounkolo, René – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2017
Since the now classic work of Newcomb (Personality and social change, Holt, New York, 1943), there has been an increasing body of research focusing on the process of academic socialisation but, as far as we know, no studies have specifically dealt with students' consumer behaviour and, more specifically, sustainable consumption. Five hundred and…
Descriptors: Socialization, College Students, College Faculty, Questionnaires
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Nordby, Kent; Klingsieck, Katrin; Svartdal, Frode – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2017
Research on procrastination emphasizes trait explanations for unwanted delay, yet environmental factors are most probably significant contributors to the problem. In this paper, we review literature related to the influence of environmental factors on academic procrastination and investigate how such factors may be assessed in facilitating…
Descriptors: Time Management, Educational Environment, Environmental Influences, Literature Reviews
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Umlauft, Sören; Dalbert, Claudia – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2017
To explain feelings of social exclusion, sociological factors, such as occupation, income and education, come to mind. Feelings of social exclusion, however, may be the result of psychological processes and in particular of (in)justice experiences. Based on just-world research, we hypothesized that (1) the more young people feel treated justly by…
Descriptors: Social Isolation, Justice, Hypothesis Testing, Parent Child Relationship
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Palomar-Lever, Joaquina; Victorio-Estrada, Amparo – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2017
This study identified significant predictors of important academic results such as academic performance and school desertion by adolescent students living in poverty in both urban and rural settings. The results indicate the relative importance of individual, family, educational and social variables reported by the young people, and the…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Poverty, Predictor Variables, Individual Characteristics
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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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