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Chen, Ouhao; Retnowati, Endah; Kalyuga, Slava – Educational Psychology, 2019
The instructional effect of worked examples has been investigated in many research studies. However, most of them evaluated the overall performance of the participants in solving post-intervention problems, rather than individual step performance in multi-step problems. The two experiments reported in this article investigated the relations…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Sequential Learning, Performance, Difficulty Level
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Zhang, Jing; Dong, Zehua; Yang, Xiangdong – Educational Psychology, 2019
The importance of academic interest has been emphasised in education, both as a construct influencing achievement, and as an important learning outcome. However, psychological predictors such as personality and intelligence that characterise students who become interested in coursework are often neglected. The present study examined the influences…
Descriptors: Student Interests, Academic Aspiration, Intelligence, Secondary School Students
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Luo, Wenshu; Liem, Gregory Arief D.; Lee, Kerry – Educational Psychology, 2019
This study investigated the interaction between self-efficacy and implicit beliefs of ability in their association with maladaptive learning in mathematics. The analysis was based on a large sample of 2538 Singapore Secondary 2 students (M[subscript age] = 13.75), who took measures of entity beliefs of ability, self-efficacy, and three maladaptive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Concept, Self Esteem, Self Efficacy
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Clerkin, Aidan – Educational Psychology, 2018
This study identifies student characteristics that predict participation in Transition Year, an optional developmental year (Grade 10) offered midway through secondary education in Ireland. One thousand eighty five students (51% female; mean age = 15.4 years) completed a questionnaire in Grade 9, providing information on demographic, attitudinal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 10, Secondary School Students, Grade 9
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Hawrot, Anna – Educational Psychology, 2018
This study inquired into the structure and predictors of out-of-school learning assistance among adolescents. It used longitudinal data gathered from up to 4936 Polish lower-secondary school students. The analysis of the assistance structure, performed with latent class analysis, showed that about 50% of students belonged to the latent class with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Longitudinal Studies, Tutoring
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Phan, Huy P.; Ngu, Bing H.; Alrashidi, Oqab – Educational Psychology, 2018
The present longitudinal research investigation explored the differential effects of "contextualised self-efficacy beliefs" (i.e. task, course, global) on the concepts of "personal resolve" and "effective functioning," and two adaptive outcomes, namely: "school experience" and "academic…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Self Efficacy, Beliefs, Student Experience
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Kam, Chester Chun Seng; Hue, Ming Tak; Cheung, Hoi Yan – Educational Psychology, 2018
The theory of planned behaviour was used to examine academic dishonesty among secondary school students in Hong Kong. Participants were 386 students in Forms 1-3 (Grades 7-9). Attitudes toward cheating, perceived behavioural control, and moral obligation were positively related to the intention to cheat, but only the subjective norm against…
Descriptors: Cheating, Behavior Problems, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students
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Hänze, Martin; Müller, Marion; Berger, Roland – Educational Psychology, 2018
Cross-age tutoring is characterised by status and age differences between tutors and tutees. Tutees are often inactive in this setting, because responsibility for effective learning is transferred to the more experienced tutors. This study focused on improving the outcomes of cross-age tutoring for tutees by providing tutors with a tutor training…
Descriptors: Cross Age Teaching, Secondary School Students, Grade 8, Elementary School Students
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Diseth, Åge; Breidablik, Hans Johan; Meland, Eivind – Educational Psychology, 2018
The relation between autonomy support and basic need satisfaction was investigated by applying a longitudinal design at a time interval of two years, and by comparing two different grade level cohorts of students. Participants comprised 1.225 Norwegian students divided by two subsamples (6th and 8th grade level/8th and 10th grade level). The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies, Secondary School Students, Cohort Analysis
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Raufelder, Diana; Regner, Nicola; Wood, Megan A. – Educational Psychology, 2018
The aim of the present study was to examine the interplay between test anxiety (i.e. worry and emotionality) and learned helplessness in a sample of adolescents (N = 845, aged 13-17 years) in secondary schools in Germany. In accordance with the buffering hypothesis, it was hypothesised that the detrimental association between both components of…
Descriptors: Test Anxiety, Helplessness, Student Attitudes, Adolescents
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Cheema, Jehanzeb R.; Skultety, Lisa S. – Educational Psychology, 2017
Subject-specific self-efficacy is a measure of confidence in one's own ability to complete tasks related to that subject. This confidence does not necessarily reflect actual ability in the subject and can be an over- or underestimate of true ability. We use nationally representative samples of 15-year-old students from the US to measure the degree…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Scientific Literacy, Mathematics Skills, Adolescents
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Collie, Rebecca J.; Holliman, Andrew J.; Martin, Andrew J. – Educational Psychology, 2017
University entry is a time of great change for students. The extent to which students are able to effectively navigate such change likely has an impact on their success in university. In the current study, we examined this by way of adaptability, the extent to which students' adaptability is associated with their behavioural engagement at…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Personality Traits, Learner Engagement, Academic Achievement
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Scheltinga, Peter A. M.; Timmermans, Anneke C.; van der Werf, Greetje P. C. – Educational Psychology, 2017
The self-reported grades Dutch, English and Math of 13,970 students in the third grade of Dutch secondary education (US grade 9) were investigated with regard to educational track-level and dominant achievement goal (DAG). The performance approach goal group scored significantly higher on all three subjects than the performance avoidance group,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grades (Scholastic), Secondary School Students, Track System (Education)
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Chen, Li-Ming; Cheng, Ying-Yao – Educational Psychology, 2017
This study aimed to develop a new scale to examine primary and secondary school students' perceptions of the severity of cyberbullying behaviours, and to explore further whether differences exist in the means of gender, grade and participant role. A total of 707 primary and secondary school students (M = 14.7) in Taiwan participated in this study.…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Student Attitudes, Elementary School Students
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Yuan, Wei; Zhang, Li-Fang; Fu, Mingchen – Educational Psychology, 2017
This study investigated the predictive power of thinking styles for academic stress coping. Participants were 563 (280 males, 275 females, 8 gender unspecified) secondary school students in grades 7 through 12 from mainland China. Thinking styles were measured using the Thinking Styles Inventory-Revised II which was based on the theory of mental…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cognitive Style, Stress Variables, Stress Management
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