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ERIC Number: EJ788602
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Apr
Pages: 12
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 74
ISSN: ISSN-0307-5079
An Examination of the Interrelationships between Self-Esteem, Others' Expectations, Family Support, Learning Approaches and Academic Achievement
Roman, Sergio; Cuestas, Pedro J.; Fenollar, Pedro
Studies in Higher Education, v33 n2 p127-138 Apr 2008
The current research represents an initial step into the analysis of the effect of self-esteem, others' (peers and teachers) expectations and family support on academic achievement through learning approaches (deep processing, surface processing and effort). Data were gathered from 553 university students from different faculties of a Spanish university. The analyses, through structural equation modeling, provided support for the positive effects of self-esteem and family support in university students' learning and achievement. Others' expectations increased both surface learning and effort. Implications for higher education are discussed. (Contains 1 table and 2 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Spain