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Schumm, Maximiliane F.; Bogner, Franz X. – International Journal of Science Education, 2016
To monitor science motivation, 232 tenth graders of the college preparatory level ("Gymnasium") completed the Science Motivation Questionnaire II (SMQ-II). Additionally, personality data were collected using a 10-item version of the Big Five Inventory. A subsequent exploratory factor analysis based on the eigenvalue-greater-than-one…
Descriptors: Grade 10, Questionnaires, Student Motivation, Science Instruction
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Westphal, Andrea; Lazarides, Rebecca; Vock, Miriam – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2021
Background: Building on the Realistic Accuracy Model, this paper explores whether it is easier for teachers to assess the achievement of some students than others. Accordingly, we suggest that certain individual characteristics of students, such as extraversion, academic self-efficacy, and conscientiousness, may guide teachers' evaluations of…
Descriptors: Student Characteristics, Grading, Scores, Mathematics Tests
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Byrne, Nicole – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2018
Background: As allied health professions change over time to keep up with and reflect a rapidly changing society, it is quite possible that the people attracted to the profession may also change. If this is the case, then knowing this could be critical for future workforce marketing, training and planning. Aims: The aim was to investigate whether…
Descriptors: Speech Language Pathology, Personality, Generational Differences, Foreign Countries
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Birjandi, Parviz; Siyyari, Masood – Irish Educational Studies, 2016
This paper presents the results of an investigation into the role of two personality traits (i.e. Agreeableness and Conscientiousness from the Big Five personality traits) in predicting rating error in the self-assessment and peer-assessment of composition writing. The average self/peer-rating errors of 136 Iranian English major undergraduates…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Peer Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Personality Traits
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Hoffmann, Jessica; Ivcevic, Zorana; Brackett, Marc – Creativity Research Journal, 2016
Digital technology and its many uses form an emerging domain of creative expression for adolescents and young adults. To date, measures of self-reported creative behavior cover more traditional forms of creativity, including visual art, music, or writing, but do not include creativity in the digital domain. This article introduces a new measure,…
Descriptors: Influence of Technology, Creativity, Age Groups, Generational Differences
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Barbot, Baptiste; Safont-Mottay, Claire; Oubrayrie-Roussel, Nathalie – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2019
The EMES-16 is a very short multidimensional measure of domain-specific Self-Esteem designed for French-speaking adolescents. This study presents a psychometric evaluation of this measure among 2603 adolescents with a focus on its factor structure tested in CFA for alternative, theoretically grounded models. Results revealed the superiority of a…
Descriptors: Self Esteem, Self Concept Measures, French, Psychometrics
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Mammadov, Sakhavat; Ward, Thomas J.; Cross, Jennifer Riedl; Cross, Tracy L. – Roeper Review, 2016
To date, in gifted education and related fields various conventional factor analytic and clustering techniques have been used extensively for investigation of the underlying structure of data. Latent profile analysis is a relatively new method in the field. In this article, we provide an introduction to latent profile analysis for gifted education…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Academically Gifted, Factor Analysis, Multivariate Analysis
Trinh, Kien – ProQuest LLC, 2016
A curriculum vitae (CV) is probably the most important first piece of information for an employer to evaluate for job applications (Cole et al. 2007). The CV may lead to an interview for the position advertised. Therefore, writing a good CV is extremely essential and it is a valuable life skill to have. However, there have been debates as to the…
Descriptors: Medical Schools, College Admission, Resumes (Personal), Reliability
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Finn, Gabrielle M.; Walker, Simon J.; Carter, Madeline; Cox, David R.; Hewitson, Ruth; Smith, Claire F. – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2015
There is increasing recognition in medicine of the importance of noncognitive factors, including personality, for performance, and for good medical practice. The personality domain of conscientiousness is a well-established predictor of performance in workplace and academic settings. This study investigates the relationships between the "Big…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Personality, Medical Students, Undergraduate Students
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Eryilmaz, Ali – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2014
The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship of the perceived types of teachers (liked, disliked and neutral) with the subjective well-being and academic success of their students, and to determine how students come to categorize their liked, disliked and neutral teachers considering the Big-Five Personality Model. The quantitative…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Well Being, Mental Health, Questionnaires
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Avram, Eugen; Burtaverde, Vlad; Zanfirescu, Andrei-?erban – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
This research tested the relationship between career adaptability and academic performance and the incremental validity of career adaptability in predicting academic performance, as well as the mediation role of career adaptability in the relationship between personality and academic performance. 437 undergraduate students completed measures of…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Vocational Adjustment, Predictor Variables, Academic Achievement
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Kulig, Teresa C.; Cullen, Francis T.; Wilcox, Pamela; Chouhy, Cecilia – Journal of School Violence, 2019
Self-control has provided a useful framework for understanding both offending behavior and victimization risk. As a theory of victimization, research has established that low self-control is directly related to victimization risk beyond a range of other factors. This finding raises the issue of whether other personality traits are associated with…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Victims, Violence, Adolescents
Martin, Gustavo – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Previous studies analyzed how personality traits relate to education, but not in relation to technology implementation. Limited knowledge can lead to inadequate professional development. This study provided insight on the "level of technology implementation" (LoTi) and the personality traits of private school principals. The theoretical…
Descriptors: Principals, Technology Integration, Personality Traits, Protestants
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Katrimpouza, Alexia; Tselios, Nikolaos; Kasimati, Maria-Christina – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2019
This study examines the relationship of the Twitter's use with the students' learning outcome in a series of well-organised educational activities. Three studies were conducted in the context of two academic courses. In all three studies, the students who participated in the process received a higher laboratory grade than the students who did not…
Descriptors: Social Media, Computer Mediated Communication, Student Attitudes, Personality Traits
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Vural, Levent; Eskici, Menekse – Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 2020
It is thought that determining the relationship between the personal traits of pre-service teachers and their level of class engagement will shed light on the development and implementation of the curricula in the faculties of education. From this point of view, it was aimed in this study to determine the personality traits of pre-service teachers…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Preservice Teachers, Learner Engagement, Foreign Countries
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