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Jurkowski, Susanne; Hänze, Martin – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2017
Students' individual learning is supposed to be based on cognitive and social processes. Therefore, students' social skills are assumed to play an important role for school performance. This study set out to investigate the links between students' peer relations skills and assertion skills and their grades for written performances and oral…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Grade 9, Interpersonal Competence
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Peklaj, Cirila; Podlesek, Anja; Pecjak, Sonja – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2015
The aim of the study was to examine the relationships between gender, previous knowledge, different personality traits, subject-specific motivational dimensions and students' math grade in secondary school. A total of 386 first-year students (142 boys and 244 girls) from secondary schools in Slovenia (mean age was 15.7 years) participated in the…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Prior Learning, Personality Traits, Student Motivation
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Chatzistamatiou, Mariza; Dermitzaki, Irini; Bagiatis, Vasilios – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2014
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships between teachers' reports on self-regulatory strategy use in mathematics instruction and individual motivational and affective factors. Two hundred and ninety-two Greek primary school teachers responded to two questionnaires assessing (a) the strategies they use themselves to plan, monitor…
Descriptors: Mothers, Independent Study, Mathematics Instruction, Student Motivation
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Barkoukis, Vassilis; Hagger, Martin S. – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2013
The trans-contextual model of motivation (TCM) proposes that perceived autonomy support in physical education (PE) predicts autonomous motivation within this context, which, in turn, is related to autonomous motivation and physical activity in leisure-time. According to achievement goal theory perceptions of learning and performance, motivational…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Physical Education, Physical Activities, Personal Autonomy
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Vasalampi, Kati; Nurmi, Jari-Erik; Jokisaari, Markku; Salmela-Aro, Katariina – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2012
This study investigated the extent to which autonomous motivation, effort and progress relating to current educational goals predict success in dealing with the challenging transition to university. Our study included two measurement points: (1) before the entrance examination, at which point participants (n = 280) documented ratings of their…
Descriptors: Archives, Student Motivation, College Students, Self Determination
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Ferla, Johan; Valcke, Martin; Schuyten, Gilberte – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2010
Using path analysis, the present study focuses on the development of a model describing the impact of four judgments of self-perceived academic competence on higher education students' achievement goals, learning approach, and academic performance. Results demonstrate that academic self-efficacy, self-efficacy for self-regulated learning, academic…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Academic Achievement, Goal Orientation, Student Motivation
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Tazouti, Youssef; Malarde, Amelie; Michea, Aurelie – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2010
The present study examines the relationships between parental beliefs relating to development and education, parenting practices, and the intellectual and academic performances of children. Data were collected for 128 families with a child in the second or third year of primary school. Investigations of the factors affecting the children's…
Descriptors: Models, Academic Achievement, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing
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Rots, Isabel; Aelterman, Antonia – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2009
This study aims to advance insight into the relationship between teacher education and graduates' intended and actual entrance into the teaching profession. Moreover, it indicates how this relationship varies between teacher training for primary education (i.e., programs for class teachers-to-be) and teacher training for secondary education (i.e.,…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, College Graduates, Intention, Motivation
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Gonida, Eleftheria N.; Kiosseoglou, Grigoris; Voulala, Katerina – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2007
The aim of this study was twofold: (a) to examine student perceptions of their parent goals and their achievement goal orientations across adolescence, and (b) to examine how perceived parent goals relate to student achievement goal orientations, and engagement in the classroom (both emotional and behavioral) from early to late adolescence. A set…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Goal Orientation, Late Adolescents, Secondary School Students
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Leroy, Nadia; Bressoux, Pascal; Sarrazin, Philippe; Trouilloud, David – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2007
According to self-determination theory, when teachers establish an autonomy supportive climate in the classroom, students demonstrate high levels of self-determination and are intrinsically motivated. The aim of this study was to identify factors leading teachers (N=336) to report that they create such a climate. We conducted a path analysis in…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Path Analysis, Academic Ability, Active Learning
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Dompnier, Benoit; Pansu, Pascal; Bressoux, Pascal – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2006
This article proposes a model that integrates some of the determinants of scholastic judgment. The model is based on the assumption that a teacher's judgment in a particular discipline is influenced by different variables: the pupil's actual performance in the discipline, his/her actual performance in other disciplines (halo effect), the average…
Descriptors: Student Characteristics, Intellectual Disciplines, Context Effect, Models
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Brdar, Ingrid; Rijavec, Majda; Loncaric, Darko – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2006
The present study examined the relationship between goal orientation, coping with school failure and school achievement. Two questionnaires. Goal Orientation (Niemivirta, 1996a) and The School Failure Coping Scale (Rijavec & Brdar, 1997), were administered to 1057 high school students (aged from 15 to 17 years). The first goal of this study…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Path Analysis, Coping, Goal Orientation
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Schneider, Wolfgang; Wolke, Dieter; Schlagmuller, Matthias; Meyer, Renate – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2004
Individual differences in academic success were investigated in a geographically defined whole-population sample of very preterm children with a gestational age of less than 32 weeks or a birth weight of less than 1500 gm. The sample consisted of 264 very preterm children (75.6% of German-speaking survivors) and 264 controls matched for gender,…
Descriptors: Children, Predictor Variables, Cognitive Ability, Control Groups
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Caprara, Gian Vittorio; Barbaranelli, Claudio; Borgogni, Laura; Petitta, Laura; Rubinacci, Alfonso – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2003
Self- and collective efficacy beliefs were examined as correlates of attitudes toward school of teachers, school staff, and parents. 726 teachers, 387 staff members, and 1994 parents from 18 junior high schools in Milan and Rome, Italy, were administered questionnaires assessing self-efficacy beliefs, perceptions about colleagues' behavior,…
Descriptors: Junior High Schools, Job Satisfaction, Self Efficacy, Foreign Countries