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Miklikowska, Marta – Developmental Psychology, 2018
Although research has shown the effects of empathy manipulations on prejudice, little is known about the long-term relation between empathy and prejudice development, the direction of effects, and the relative effects of cognitive and affective aspects of empathy. Moreover, research has not examined within-person processes; hence, its practical…
Descriptors: Empathy, Social Bias, Racial Bias, Immigrants
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Thornberg, Robert; Wänström, Linda; Pozzoli, Tiziana; Gini, Gianluca – Research Papers in Education, 2018
The aim of the present study was to test whether teacher-student relationship (TSR) quality and student-student relationship (SSR) quality at class level and class moral disengagement (CMD), considered together in a single model, were related to class prevalence of victims (CPV) of bullying. A sample of 899 Swedish children was recruited from 43…
Descriptors: Victims, Incidence, Bullying, Path Analysis
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Malmström, Malin; Öqvist, Anna – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2018
Little empirical evidence is available on what drives young people to engage in higher education. Such knowledge is crucial in order to motivate students to make the most of their potential. This study surveyed a total of 294 Swedish high school students. The result shows that intentions play a mediating role between students' attitudes and the…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Intention, Higher Education, Models
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Kajonius, Petri J. – International Journal of Testing, 2017
Research is currently testing how the new maladaptive personality inventory for DSM (PID-5) and the well-established common Five-Factor Model (FFM) together can serve as an empirical and theoretical foundation for clinical psychology. The present study investigated the official short version of the PID-5 together with a common short version of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Personality Measures, Personality Traits, Clinical Diagnosis
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van der Vleuten, Maaike; Jaspers, Eva; Maas, Ineke; van der Lippe, Tanja – Educational Studies, 2016
This study aims to explain why boys and girls in secondary education choose different educational tracks. We argue that adolescents internalise gender expectations as to what is "appropriate" male and female behaviour in their gender ideology. Gender ideology can affect educational choices by influencing (1) how adolescents evaluate…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Track System (Education), Longitudinal Studies, Career Choice
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Reichenberg, Monica – Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, 2016
Media promotes to what extent immigrants learn the host language and cultural values. Consequently, the overall aim of this paper is to identify predictors among adult immigrants in language training and its effect on host language training. The participants (n = 186)-- many of them refugees--were recruited purposefully for the study from one…
Descriptors: Adults, Immigrants, Second Language Learning, Path Analysis
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Thornberg, Robert; Pozzoli, Tiziana; Gianluca, Gini; Jungert, Tomas – Elementary School Journal, 2015
The first aim of the present study was to examine in a single model how moral disengagement and moral emotions were related to bullying and defending behavior among schoolchildren. The second aim was to test whether the two moral dimensions interacted with each other to explain behavior in bullying situations. Data were collected from 561 Swedish…
Descriptors: Bullying, Child Behavior, Moral Values, Emotional Response
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Ehren, M. C. M.; Gustafsson, J. E.; Altrichter, H.; Skedsmo, G.; Kemethofer, D.; Huber, S. G. – Comparative Education, 2015
In this article, different inspection models are compared in terms of their impact on school improvement and the mechanisms each of these models generates to have such an impact. Our theoretical framework was drawn from the programme theories of six countries' school inspection systems (i.e. the Netherlands, England, Sweden, Ireland, the province…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Factor Analysis, Surveys, Principals
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Jungert, Tomas; Alm, Fredrik; Thornberg, Robert – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2014
Difficulties in attracting student teachers have resulted in research focusing on student teachers' motives for studying to join the profession. Because previous findings are mixed, the first aim of this study was to explore motives for students to become teachers. A second aim was to explore the relationship between teachers' motives and their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Motivation, Learner Engagement
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Park, Eunil; Kim, Ki Joon – Program: Electronic Library and Information Systems, 2013
Purpose: The aim of this paper is to propose an integrated path model in order to explore user acceptance of long-term evolution (LTE) services by examining potential causal relationships between key psychological factors and user intention to use the services. Design/methodology/approach: Online survey data collected from 1,344 users are analysed…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Services, Path Analysis
Martin, Michael O., Ed.; Mullis, Ina V. S., Ed. – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2013
TIMSS (Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study) is an international assessment of mathematics and science at the fourth and eighth grades that has been conducted every four years since 1995, with the most recent assessment in 2011. PIRLS (Progress in International Reading Literacy Study) is an international assessment of reading…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Mathematics Achievement, Science Achievement, Grade 4
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Ybrandt, H. – Journal of Adolescence, 2008
A model of the relation between self-concept and internalizing and externalizing problem behaviours in adolescence, with the self-concept influencing problem behaviours (S[right arrow]IE), was assessed using a sample of 277 Swedish adolescents. The model was tested in a path analysis with data from Youth Self Report (YSR) and Structural Analysis…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Risk, Adolescents, Path Analysis
Tuijnman, Albert – 1989
A study investigated the contribution of adult education in complementing and mediating the effects of early formal schooling on life chances, job satisfaction, and general well-being. Data collected for the cohort of Swedish men followed up in the Malmo study from 1938 to 1988 were examined. The study used measures of home background, disposition…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Career Development, Continuing Education, Education Work Relationship
Noonan, Richard; Wold, Herman – Evaluation in Education: An International Review Series, 1983
Tries to develop a method for empirical evaluations of the impact of a school system on measurable cognitive and affective outcomes in students. Concentrates on the Partial Least Squares (PLS) methodology, and illustrates the potential of PLS for system analysis. (BW)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Data Analysis, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods
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Torneus, Margit – Journal of Educational Psychology, 1984
The causal relationship between metaphonological skills (sound blending and segmentation) and reading/spelling was investigated in two studies of first graders. One tested causal models using data from a longitudinal study of 46 dyslexics and 44 control children. The other studied the effects of metaphonological training versus general language…
Descriptors: Aptitude Treatment Interaction, Beginning Reading, Cognitive Development, Dyslexia