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Parker, Philip D.; Marsh, Herbert W.; Guo, Jiesi; Anders, Jake; Shure, Nikki; Dicke, Theresa – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2018
In this paper, we develop an information distortion model (IDM) of social class differences in self-beliefs and values. The IDM combines psychological biases on frame-of-reference effects with sociological foci on ability stratification. This combination is hypothesized to lead to working-class children having more positive math self-beliefs and…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Academic Aspiration, Social Class, Longitudinal Studies
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Göllner, Richard; Wagner, Wolfgang; Eccles, Jacquelynne S.; Trautwein, Ulrich – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2018
Student ratings of teaching quality have been shown to be powerful predictors of important academic outcome variables. This is the case despite the fact that students from the same classroom can perceive teaching quality quite differently in their own idiosyncratic ways. These differences among students in the same classroom are typically…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Teacher Effectiveness, Mathematics Instruction, Teacher Student Relationship
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Greiff, Samuel; Kretzschmar, André; Müller, Jonas C.; Spinath, Birgit; Martin, Romain – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2014
The 21st-century work environment places strong emphasis on nonroutine transversal skills. In an educational context, complex problem solving (CPS) is generally considered an important transversal skill that includes knowledge acquisition and its application in new and interactive situations. The dynamic and interactive nature of CPS requires a…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Testing, Problem Solving, Difficulty Level, Information Technology
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Holzberger, Doris; Philipp, Anja; Kunter, Mareike – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2013
This study extends previous research on teachers' self-efficacy by exploring reciprocal effects of teachers' self-efficacy and instructional quality in a longitudinal panel study. The study design combined a self-report measure of teacher self-efficacy with teacher and student ratings of instructional quality (assessing cognitive activation,…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Instructional Effectiveness, Longitudinal Studies, Educational Quality
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Dettmers, Swantje; Trautwein, Ulrich; Ludtke, Oliver; Kunter, Mareike; Baumert, Jurgen – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2010
The present study examined the associations of 2 indicators of homework quality (homework selection and homework challenge) with homework motivation, homework behavior, and mathematics achievement. Multilevel modeling was used to analyze longitudinal data from a representative national sample of 3,483 students in Grades 9 and 10; homework effects…
Descriptors: Homework, Mathematics Achievement, Student Motivation, Secondary School Mathematics