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Guntern, Sabine; Korpershoek, Hanke; van der Werf, Greetje – Educational Psychology, 2017
This study investigates the joint impact of personality characteristics and self-efficacy on the perceived academic achievement of medical students on top of their prior high school performance. The sample consisted of medical students in their pre-clinical years. The students' grade point average scores at high school were included as control…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Medical Students, Personality Traits, Self Efficacy
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Buttner, Svenja; Pijl, Sip Jan; Bijstra, Jan; Van den Bosch, Els – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2016
Teaching students with emotional and behavioural difficulties (EBD) is a challenge for many teachers in inclusive education. Much research has been done to find out what differentiates expert teachers from their less skilled colleagues. Recent evidence points to personality as an underlying core factor influencing teacher performance. In this…
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders, Personality Traits, Inclusion
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Kostagiolas, Petros; Lavranos, Charilaos; Martzoukou, Konstantina; Papadatos, Joseph – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2017
Introduction: This paper explores the relationship between musicians' information seeking behaviour and their personality traits within the context of musical creativity. Although previous research has addressed different socio-technological and behavioral aspects of music information seeking, the role of personality characteristics around…
Descriptors: Personality, Musicians, Information Seeking, Creativity
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Kokkinos, Constantinos M.; Stavropoulos, George – Educational Psychology, 2016
The purpose of the present study was to empirically examine the link between practicum-related stressors, perceived general practicum stress, personal variables (i.e. general and teaching self-efficacy, epistemological beliefs, conceptions about teaching and learning, and trait anxiety) and burnout dimensions in a sample of 174 Greek student…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Anxiety, Student Teachers, Practicums
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Jones, Martin H.; McMichael, Stephanie N. – International Journal of Educational Psychology, 2015
Previous work examines the relationships between personality traits and intrinsic/extrinsic motivation. We replicate and extend previous work to examine how personality may relate to achievement goals, efficacious beliefs, and mindset about intelligence. Approximately 200 undergraduates responded to the survey with a 150 participants replicating…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Personality Traits, Learning Motivation, Replication (Evaluation)