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Alhoshan, Eman – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
The objectives in this research were to determine the construct validity of both an adapted self-confidence questionnaire, the Personal Evaluation Inventory (PEI), developed by Shrauger and Schohn, and a Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) questionnaire, which was adapted from the Taylor Manifest Anxiety Scale. The research was conducted in two…
Descriptors: Construct Validity, Self Esteem, Questionnaires, Measures (Individuals)
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Cai, Elaine Yu Ling; Liem, Gregory Arief D. – School Psychology International, 2017
This study seeks to understand the "what" and the "why" of student engagement by investigating the "aims" that students pursue through engagement (i.e., their achievement goals) and the "reasons" driving such engagement (i.e., their motivation). Self-report instruments measuring students' motivational…
Descriptors: Study Habits, Learner Engagement, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students
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Vassilopoulos, Stephanos P.; Brouzos, Andreas; Moberly, Nicholas J.; Tsorbatzoudis, Haralambos; Tziouma, Olga – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
Research has shown that social anxiety generalises to sporting and athletic situations. The present study explored the applicability of the Clark and Wells model of social anxiety--and its metacognitive extension--to sport anxiety. Participants were 290 students aged 11-13 years, who completed measures of sport anxiety, social anxiety, depression…
Descriptors: Generalization, Anxiety, Athletics, Correlation
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Parkes, Kelly A.; Jones, Brett D.; Wilkins, Jesse L. M. – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to investigate the reliability and validity of using a motivation inventory with music students in upper-elementary, middle, and high school. We used the middle/high school version of the MUSIC Model of Academic Motivation Inventory to survey 93 students in the 5th to 12th grades in one school. Our analysis revealed…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Questionnaires, Student Surveys
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Dawes, Molly; Xie, Hongling – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2017
The trajectory of early adolescents' popularity goal during the transition to middle school was examined in a diverse sample of 401 students. Popularity goal was assessed at five time points from the spring semester of fifth grade through the spring semester of seventh grade with the transition to middle school occurring between the fifth and…
Descriptors: Peer Acceptance, Goal Orientation, Gender Differences, Ethnic Groups
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Archambault, Isabelle; Dupéré, Véronique – Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The aim of the present study was to model student trajectories of behavioral, affective, and cognitive engagement from Grade 3 to Grade 6. The authors also examined whether teachers perceptions could predict student trajectory membership. The authors collected data from a sample of 831 students and 152 teachers. Using multiple-process growth…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Learner Engagement, Elementary School Students, Grade 3
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Finne, Johannes N.; Svartdal, Frode – International Journal of Emotional Education, 2017
Social Perception Training (SPT) is a program focused on changing the perceptual and cognitive processes involved in suboptimal social interactions. It is administered with whole class of pupils over ten weeks. No previous studies have evaluated its efficacy. The present study investigated the outcome benefit of the program in 18 primary and…
Descriptors: Grade 6, Grade 9, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students
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Jansen in de Wal, Joost; Hornstra, Lisette; Prins, Frans J.; Peetsma, Thea; van der Veen, Ineke – Educational Psychology, 2016
This study's aim was to examine the prevalence, development and domain specificity of fifth- and sixth-grade elementary school students' achievement goal profiles. Achievement goals were measured for language and mathematics among 722 pupils at three points in time. These data were analysed through latent profile analysis and latent transition…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grade 5, Grade 6
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Boerma, Inouk E.; Mol, Suzanne E.; Jolles, Jelle – Reading Psychology, 2016
The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between teacher perceptions and children's reading motivation, with specific attention to gender differences. The reading self-concept, task value, and attitude of 160 fifth and sixth graders were measured. Teachers rated each student's reading comprehension. Results showed that for boys,…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Gender Differences, Reading Motivation, Grade 6
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Salmi, Hannu; Thuneberg, Helena; Vainikainen, Mari-Pauliina – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2016
Outreach activities, like mobile science exhibitions, give opportunities to hands-on experiences in an attractive learning environment. We analysed attitudes, motivation and learning during a science exhibition visit, their relations to gender and future educational plans in Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Belgium (N = 1210 sixth-graders). Pupils'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Work Attitudes, Gender Differences, Outreach Programs
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Wüstenberg, Sascha; Greiff, Samuel; Vainikainen, Mari-Pauliina; Murphy, Kevin – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2016
Changes in the demands posed by increasingly complex workplaces in the 21st century have raised the importance of nonroutine skills such as complex problem solving (CPS). However, little is known about the antecedents and outcomes of CPS, especially with regard to malleable external factors such as classroom climate. To investigate the relations…
Descriptors: Individual Differences, Problem Solving, Difficulty Level, Foreign Countries
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Archambault, Isabelle; Kurdi, Vanessa; Oliver, Elizabeth; Goulet, Mélissa – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly: Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2016
The present study examined the unique and joint effects of peer victimization and conflicts with teachers on student behavioral and affective engagement across the school year among a sample of 333 fifth- and sixth-grade students. Results first showed that peer victimization was not a significant predictor of students' affective engagement,…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Victims, Conflict, Teacher Student Relationship
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Collins, Brian Andrew; O'Connor, Erin Eileen; Supplee, Lauren; Shaw, Daniel S. – Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The authors identified trajectories of teacher-child relationship conflict and closeness from Grades 1 to 6, and associations between these trajectories and externalizing and internalizing behaviors at 11 years old among low-income, urban boys (N = 262). There were three main findings. Nagin cluster analyses indicated five trajectories for…
Descriptors: Low Income Students, Elementary School Students, Teacher Student Relationship, Urban Youth
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Ohmstede, Tammi J.; Yetter, Georgette – Journal of Educational & Psychological Consultation, 2015
This study investigated the effectiveness of conjoint behavioral consultation (CBC) for addressing externalizing behavior concerns in African American children at home and school in a low-socioeconomic status (SES), urban setting. A small-n, multiple-baseline design was employed across participants. Three of the six caregivers were unable to…
Descriptors: Consultation Programs, Behavior Modification, Behavior Problems, African American Children
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Carr, Imogen; Szabó, Marianna – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2015
Worry in adults has been conceptualized as a thinking process involving problem-solving attempts about anticipated negative outcomes. This process is related to, though distinct from, fear. Previous research suggested that compared to adults, children's experience of worry is less strongly associated with thinking and more closely related to fear.…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Fear, Problem Solving, Correlation
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