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Burns, Richard A.; Crisp, Dimity A.; Burns, Robert B. – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2018
A hierarchical and multi-dimensional model of self-concept is well-validated. Despite increasing evidence that self-concept comprises two latent factors related to perceptions of 'competence' and 'affect,' many researchers continue to examine the impact of a unitary self-concept on educational outcomes. This study explores evidence for a 2-factor…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Self Efficacy, College Students, Psychology
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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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Tatlow-Golden, Mimi; Guerin, Suzanne – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2017
Self-concept research in early adolescence typically measures young people's self-perceptions of competence in specific, adult-defined domains. However, studies have rarely explored young people's own views of valued self-concept factors and their meanings. For two major self domains, the active and the social self, this mixed-methods study…
Descriptors: Early Adolescents, Self Concept, Mixed Methods Research, Foreign Countries
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Vanbecelaere, Stefanie; Van den Berghe, Katrien; Cornillie, Frederik; Sasanguie, Delphine; Reynvoet, Bert; Depaepe, Fien – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2020
For the training of academic skills, digital educational games with integrated adaptivity are promising. Adaptive games are considered superior to non-adaptive games, because they constantly assess children's performance, and accordingly adapt the difficulty of the tasks corresponding to the children's individual level. However, empirical evidence…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Computer Games, Adaptive Testing, Kindergarten
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Gasa, Velisiwe; Pitsoane, Enid; Molepo, Lesiba; Lethole, Patricia – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This article investigates the effect of families' socioeconomic status on the self-concept development of learners. The data were collected using a questionnaire from 31 learners who participated in the community engagement project. During the execution of this project, in addition to assisting learners using self-esteem development intervention…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Self Concept, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Public Agencies
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Yöndem, Sadik; Yöndem, Zeynep Deniz; Per, Meral – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
The qualities of artists and musicians have attracted the attention of personality psychologists and researchers studying creativity. Artistic activities are considered by some to be therapeutic, and may offer a buffer effect on psychological health. On the other hand, research has occasionally revealed a positive relationship between creativity…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Music Education, Art Education
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DeDonno, Michael A.; Rivera-Torres, Karla – International Journal of Education and Practice, 2018
In today's academic environment, there is a tenacious effort to better educate our children. Unfortunately, federal and local budget constraints often limit our ability to create highly effective learning environments. As educators, it becomes our task to identify cost effective activities that will have a positive impact on our student's…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Personality Traits, Standards, Influences
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Arens, A. Katrin; Jansen, Malte – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2016
Academic self-concept has been conceptualized as a multidimensional and hierarchical construct. Previous research has mostly focused on its multidimensionality, distinguishing between verbal and mathematical self-concept domains, and only a few studies have examined the factorial structure within specific self-concept domains. The present study…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Native Language, Second Language Learning, Grade 9
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Rasul, Mohamad Sattar; Nor, Ahmad Rosli Mohd; Amat, Salleh; Rauf, Rose Amnah Abdul – International Education Studies, 2015
This study was undertaken to explore the critical factors influencing the self-concept of community college graduates in the development of their careers. Individuals with a positive self-concept are often associated with a good career choices and a well-panned career development path. Hence community college students should be girded with a…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Community Colleges, Qualitative Research, Career Choice
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Chen, Mengyuan; Chai, Ching-Sing; Jong, Morris Siu-Yung; Chao, Grace Chih-Nuo – Education and Information Technologies, 2021
Advancement in virtual reality (VR) technology has enabled language learners to be engaged in immersive and interactive learning environments. Recent studies have revealed that the educational use of VR technology can improve students' writing achievement, behavioral engagement, and cognitive engagement in learning. However, the factors…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Foreign Countries, Descriptive Writing, Computer Simulation
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Flores, Marta; Duran, David – Journal of Research in Reading, 2016
This study relates to the results obtained in the development of reading comprehension (RC) and self-concept as a reader in students who participated in "Llegim en parella" ("Reading in pairs"), a Catalan peer tutoring programme. The research combines a quasi-experimental design with the use of comparison groups and…
Descriptors: Romance Languages, Peer Teaching, Reading Comprehension, Self Concept
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Rashid, Khalid; Zafar Iqbal, Muhammad; Khalid, Nousheen – Bulletin of Education and Research, 2015
The current study was conducted to explore contributory factor of self concept among the under graduate university students. BS students of university of education studying in first, second and third years were the population. The sample was selected (70, 70 and 60) in succession of the years. A pilot tested self developed questionnaire was…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Questionnaires
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Arens, A. Katrin; Yeung, Alexander Seeshing; Craven, Rhonda G.; Hasselhorn, Marcus – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2013
This study aims to develop a short German version of the Self Description Questionnaire (SDQ I-GS) in order to present a robust economical instrument for measuring German preadolescents' multidimensional self-concept. A full German version of the SDQ I (SDQ I-G) that maintained the original structure and thus length of the English original SDQ I…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Test Construction, Test Length
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Ahmed, Wondimu; Mudrey, Renee R. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2019
This study examined how motivational factors (i.e., self-concept in science, enjoyment of science, and instrumental value of science) predict science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) career aspirations using a nationally representative sample of 5,611 fifteen-year-old students (49.4% female) in the United States. The findings demonstrated…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Occupational Aspiration, Student Motivation, Self Concept
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Karimova, Könül; Csapó, Beno – SAGE Open, 2021
Most researchers have studied students' academic self-concept within native language and mathematics, indicating the multidimensional nature of academic self-concept. However, there is a shortage of studies that examined the twofold multidimensional structure of verbal self-concept within the internal/external frame of reference (I/E) model of two…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Middle School Students, Grade 8, Self Concept
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