ERIC Number: EJ1074596
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 58
Models and Messengers of Resilience: A Theoretical Model of College Students' Resilience, Regulatory Strategy Use, and Academic Achievement
Johnson, Marcus L.; Taasoobshirazi, Gita; Kestler, Jessica L.; Cordova, Jackie R.
Educational Psychology, v35 n7 p869-885 2015
We tested a theoretical model of college students' ratings of messengers of resilience and models of resilience, students' own perceived resilience, regulatory strategy use and achievement. A total of 116 undergraduates participated in this study. The results of a path analysis indicated that ratings of models of resilience had a direct effect on students' perceived resilience and that perceived resilience directly influenced regulatory strategy use (i.e. effort regulation, self-regulation and time management), which influenced academic achievement (as measured by grade point average). The implications of our findings are further discussed, along with avenues for future research.
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Undergraduate Students, Models, Academic Achievement, Path Analysis, Self Control, Time Management, Grade Point Average, Learning Strategies, Questionnaires
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire