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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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Lohbeck, Annette – Educational Psychology, 2019
By focusing on the domains of math and German, the present study with 200 elementary school children investigated the specific relationships of self-reported grades with academic self-concepts and self-perceptions of effort within the competence-affective separation of academic self-concepts. In addition, possible mediator effects of academic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grades (Scholastic), Self Concept
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Glass, Arnold L.; Kang, Mengxue – Educational Psychology, 2019
The intrusion of internet-enabled electronic devices (laptop, tablet, and cell phone) has transformed the modern college lecture into a divided attention task. This study measured the effect of using an electronic device for a non-academic purpose during class on subsequent exam performance. In a two-section college course, electronic devices were…
Descriptors: Attention, Handheld Devices, Retention (Psychology), Academic Achievement
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Smyth, Lillian; Mavor, Kenneth I.; Platow, Michael J. – Educational Psychology, 2019
Recent research has mapped the ways social identification and normative influence affect students' self-reported learning approaches and course experience, and also, the ways in which social identification and learning approach impact directly on grades. However, there is no evidence for a model incorporating both of these processes. The current…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Behavior Standards, Social Behavior, Learning Strategies
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Manganelli, Sara; Cavicchiolo, Elisa; Mallia, Luca; Biasi, Valeria; Lucidi, Fabio; Alivernini, Fabio – Educational Psychology, 2019
The present study examined the interplay between self-determined motivation and the use of cognitive strategies in predicting university students' academic performance while taking into account the effect of prior achievement. A theory based model was tested using structural equation modeling on a sample of 764 Italian university students. Results…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Independent Study, Learning Motivation, Learning Strategies
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Cheng, Wen – Educational Psychology, 2019
To determine intrinsic and extrinsic motivations for work among college students, an online survey was conducted to collect participants' self-reported motivation and personality traits, as well as academic performance in samples of 310 American and 686 Taiwanese college student respondents. Data suggest that intrinsic and extrinsic motivations…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Motivation, Incentives, Personality Traits
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Inagaki, Kazuki; Shimizu, Takeshi; Sakairi, Yosuke – Educational Psychology, 2018
This experiment aimed to investigate the effects of seated posture regulation on children's psychological and physiological state and test performance. Thirty-eight boys (mean age: 12.3 ± 0.53 years) participated in both upright and normal posture conditions in a within-participants design. Participants completed a two-dimensional mood scale to…
Descriptors: Human Posture, Psychological Patterns, Metabolism, Mathematics Tests
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Jeno, Lucas M.; Danielsen, Anne G.; Raaheim, Arild – Educational Psychology, 2018
We investigate a model based on Self-Determination Theory (SDT) to predict academic achievement and dropout intentions among biology students in higher education in Norway. Students (n = 754) from a representative national sample participated in this cross-sectional study. The results align with our hypotheses and SDT assumptions. The model…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Dropouts, Higher Education, Self Determination
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Weissgerber, Sophia C.; Reinhard, Marc-André; Schindler, Simon – Educational Psychology, 2018
We investigate the relationship between Need for Cognition (NFC), attitude towards and self-reported application of different desirable difficulties in self-regulated learning. Students with a higher NFC should be more appreciative and prone to use desirable difficulties because of a match between the learner's attributes and the learning task…
Descriptors: Schemata (Cognition), Factor Structure, Correlation, Metacognition
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Seo, Eunjin; Lee, You-kyung – Educational Psychology, 2018
We examine the intrinsic value students placed on schoolwork (i.e. academic intrinsic value) and social relationships (i.e. social intrinsic value). We then look at how these values predict middle and high school achievement. To do this, we came up with four profiles based on cluster analyses of 6,562 South Korean middle school students. The four…
Descriptors: Friendship, Academic Achievement, Educational Benefits, Barriers
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Lee, Jihyun; Durksen, Tracy L. – Educational Psychology, 2018
We investigated psychological dimensions of academic interest among undergraduate students (N = 325) using a global academic interest scale. The scale was administered together with measures of academic performance, educational aspiration, career planning, goal setting, life satisfaction, attitudes towards leisure, personality and value.…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Interests, Academic Achievement, Academic Aspiration
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Zhu, Mingjing; Urhahne, Detlef; Rubie-Davies, Christine M. – Educational Psychology, 2018
The self-fulfilling prophecy model of Brophy and Good was applied to the area of teacher judgement in order to disclose the processes of how teacher judgement of student achievement influences students' future academic outcomes. It was assumed that achievement and achievement motivation might be affected through the mediating processes of…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Teacher Response, Academic Achievement, Outcomes of Education
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Ma, Lihong; Du, Xiaofeng; Hau, Kit-Tai; Liu, Jian – Educational Psychology, 2018
The present study examined the link between teacher-student relationship at the class level and academic achievement via the serial multiple mediation effect of self-efficacy and learning strategy in Chinese EFL context with 11,036 eighth graders. Student-reported measures of teacher-student relationship, English self-efficacy, learning strategy…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Academic Achievement, Self Efficacy, English (Second Language)
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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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