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Zhang, Liwei – Developmental Psychology, 2020
Developmental studies have consistently argued for consideration of contextual influences on children's socioemotional well-being. This is particularly true among children of immigrants, who have highly diverse social, cultural, and economic backgrounds. Using the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Kindergarten, this study disentangled the…
Descriptors: Child Welfare, Children, Immigrants, Context Effect
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Hammoudi, Mohamad M. – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2020
The study aims at proposing a quantitative instrument tailored to measure the level of mathematics motivation and self-concept of students in mathematics courses at academic institutions of higher education. The significance of this study stems from its endeavour to measure mathematics motivation and self-concept of students in courses of…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Undergraduate Students, Mathematics Achievement, Student Interests
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Moscardino, Ughetta; Miconi, Diana; Carraro, Luciana – Developmental Psychology, 2020
The current study examined levels of implicit and explicit independent and interdependent self-construals (SCs) in early adolescents with and without a migration background in Italy and assessed whether SCs were linked to youths' positive adjustment in terms of self-esteem and prosocial behavior. Chinese early adolescents of immigrant background…
Descriptors: Asian Culture, Cultural Background, Early Adolescents, Prosocial Behavior
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Abu-Hilal, Maher M.; Al-Maamari, Suleiman; Al-Sulaimani, Humaira – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2020
Rarely has the self-description questionnaire II (SDQ-II) been used with Arab samples. The Arab culture has unique characteristics that warrant investigating self-concept among individuals who are impacted by the culture. The SDQ-II has eleven factors and each is measured by 8 or 10 items. This study used a short version of the SDQ-II with an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Self Concept Measures, Factor Structure
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Rinn, Anne N.; Soles, Kathryn L.; Ferguson, Sarah; Smith, Kendal N. – High Ability Studies, 2020
The purpose of this study was to examine the psychological constructs of personality, academic self-concept, and perfectionism using latent profile analysis in order to explore the notion of an undergraduate honors student typology. A sample (N = 357) of average ability and high ability undergraduates completed measures of personality, academic…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Personality Traits, Psychological Patterns, Academic Achievement
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Leung, K. C. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2019
Current research has shown that there is a separation of the competence and affect components of academic self-concept on the Self-Description Questionnaire (SDQ) II in Western culture. However, no studies have investigated the competence-affect separation for the Math and Verbal scales of the SDQ II in Chinese samples. The present study examines…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Self Concept Measures, Self Concept
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Rüschenpöhler, Lilith; Markic, Silvija – Studies in Science Education, 2019
This article gives an overview of the current state of science and technology self-concept research. Following a defined selection process, we analysed 74 peer-reviewed journal articles published from 1998 to 2017, which are indexed in the ERIC database and that deal with science and technology self-concepts (STSC) of school children and…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Children, Adolescents, Minority Group Students
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Vispoel, Walter Peter; Morris, Carrie Ann; Sun, Linan – Journal of Experimental Education, 2019
In two independent studies of questionnaire administration, respondents completed multidimensional self-concept inventories within four randomized research conditions that mirrored the most common administration formats used in practice: paper booklets with and without answer sheets and computer questionnaires with single versus multiple items per…
Descriptors: Self Concept Measures, Computer Assisted Testing, Questionnaires, Psychometrics
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Mulat, Mekonnen; Lehtomäki, Elina; Savolainen, Hannu – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2019
This study was done to examine the transition of deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) and hearing students from the first cycle (Grade 4) to the second cycle (Grade 5) of primary education in Ethiopia. Academic achievement and self-concept were measured longitudinally with 103 DHH and hearing students. Participants were selected from three different…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Self Concept, Deafness, Hearing Impairments
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Colmar, Susan; Liem, Gregory Arief D.; Connor, Julie; Martin, Andrew J. – Educational Psychology, 2019
Academic buoyancy is a construct relevant to the schooling lives of students, defining how they overcome or 'bounce back' from everyday academic adversity. The present study was correlational in design and examined academic buoyancy in 191 upper primary-aged students, focusing on its association with reading and mathematics performance, and the…
Descriptors: Correlation, Self Concept, Academic Achievement, Mathematics Instruction
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Konishi, Chiaki; Hymel, Shelley; Danbrook, Matthew C.; Wong, Tracy K. Y. – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2019
The relationship between social-emotional experiences -- number of friends, competitiveness, and self-worth -- and changes in bullying behaviour was investigated among students in Grades 5 to 7. This two-wave study included 235 students for the first data collection and 237 students for the second data collection, with a final sample of 227…
Descriptors: Bullying, Friendship, Competition, Behavior Change
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Avramidis, Elias; Avgeri, Georgia; Strogilos, Vasilis – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2018
The study addresses the social participation of integrated students with special educational needs (SEN) in upper primary regular classes in Greece alongside their perceptions of best friend quality. Social participation was defined as consisting of four key dimensions: students' acceptance by classmates, friendships, social self-perceptions, and…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Friendship, Peer Relationship, Inclusion
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Luan, Ziyan; Poorthuis, Astrid M. G.; Hutteman, Roos; Asendorpf, Jens B.; Denissen, Jaap J. A.; van Aken, Marcel A. G. – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2018
Achieving a clear view of one's personality is a challenging but crucial developmental task during adolescence, which has enduring influences. This task might be harder if significant others see individuals differently from how the adolescents see themselves. Supporting this, the looking-glass-self theory suggests that significant others…
Descriptors: Personality, Adolescents, Parents, Parent Child Relationship
Wilson-Simmons, Renée; Jiang, Yang; Aratani, Yumiko – National Center for Children in Poverty, 2017
Despite the multitude of obstacles that low-income parents face, many of them succeed in helping their children flourish. They raise children who possess the social-emotional competence needed to develop and keep friendships; establish good relationships with parents, teachers, and other adults; and experience a range of achievements that…
Descriptors: Parents, Low Income Groups, Resilience (Psychology), Child Rearing
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Lohbeck, Annette; Grube, Dietmar; Moschner, Barbara – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2017
A great deal of research shows that the way in which children attribute causes to their successes and failures in school has implications for the development of their academic self-concept (ASC). The most common attributions are ability, effort, task difficulty, and luck. The present study asked 68 elementary school children aged seven to eight…
Descriptors: Attribution Theory, Self Concept, Academic Achievement, Academic Failure
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