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Pullen, Annedien G.; Griffioen, Didi M. E.; Schoonenboom, Judith; de Koning, Björn B.; Beishuizen, Jos J. – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
It is often assumed that students with a higher potential for excellence are less motivated to collaborate. So far, the question remains whether this is actually the case. This survey study investigated the influence of business students' (N = 389) potential for excellence on their motivation to collaborate on a business-related task. Different…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Undergraduate Students, Foreign Countries, Business Administration Education
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Ackerman, Phillip L.; Kanfer, Ruth; Beier, Margaret E. – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2013
Prediction of academic success at postsecondary institutions is an enduring issue for educational psychology. Traditional measures of high-school grade point average and high-stakes entrance examinations are valid predictors, especially of 1st-year college grades, yet a large amount of individual-differences variance remains unaccounted for.…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Gender Differences, Academic Achievement, Educational Psychology