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McGeown, Sarah P.; Warhurst, Amy – Educational Psychology, 2020
Gender stereotypes associate mathematics and sciences with boys, whereas reading and writing are typically associated with girls. This study investigated sex differences in primary school children's motivation (confidence and value) across four academic subjects (maths, science, reading and writing) and examined how their identification with…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Sexual Identity, Elementary School Students, Self Esteem
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Liu, Hongrui; Yao, Meilin; Li, Ruoxuan; Zhang, Lifan – Educational Psychology, 2020
Regulatory focus may shape the manner in which students perceive and respond to learning environments and then further influence their attitudes and behaviors. In the current study, 1487 adolescents in China were surveyed to illuminate the relationship between regulatory focus and learning engagement. The results showed that promotion focus was a…
Descriptors: Correlation, Learner Engagement, Self Efficacy, Adolescent Development
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Simpkins, Sandra D.; Liu, Yangyang; Hsieh, Ta-Yang; Estrella, Gabriel – Educational Psychology, 2020
High school underrepresented minority students in the US are at an increased risk of dropping out of the STEM pipeline. Based on expectancy-value theory, we examined if Latino students' perception of support from parents, siblings/cousins, teachers, and friends in 10th grade predicted their science ability self-concepts and values, which in turn…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, High School Students, Scientific Attitudes, Learning Motivation
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Yan, Zi; Brown, Gavin T. L.; Lee, John Chi-Kin; Qiu, Xue-Lan – Educational Psychology, 2020
This study explores factors that predict students' self-assessment intentions and practices using a framework based on the Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB). A total of 1425 Hong Kong students (Primary 4 to Secondary 3) participated in this study. Students' intentions and practices pertaining to self-assessment and the predictors of their…
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Individuals), Behavior Theories, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students
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Lindner, Christoph; Retelsdorf, Jan – Educational Psychology, 2020
In the present study we investigated which role manipulated (i.e., experimentally induced) and perceived (i.e., self-reported) self-control depletion plays in students' (N = 176 seventh graders) achievement-related experiences and behaviour during a test of English as a foreign language, while controlling for trait self-control. Our successful…
Descriptors: Self Control, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Performance Factors
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Gutiérrez, Melchor; Tomás, José M. – Educational Psychology, 2019
This research analysed relationships between perceived teachers' autonomy support and academic success, with self-efficacy and school engagement acting as mediators. This was a survey of 870 students from the Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), with a mean age of 26.99 years (SD = 5.09), 50.6% were men. Factor structure for…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Well Being, Professional Autonomy, Grades (Scholastic)
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Kyttälä, Minna; Kanerva, Kaisa; Munter, Irene; Björn, Piia M. – Educational Psychology, 2019
This study aimed to investigate the extent to which WM measured in kindergarten predicts WM measured in second grade (stability of individual WM progress) and the extent to which WM measured at kindergarten predicts academic performance at second grade (N = 94). The results showed that WM skills significantly increase during the time span from…
Descriptors: Short Term Memory, Kindergarten, Grade 2, Predictor Variables
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Kubiszewski, Violaine; Auzoult, Laurent; Potard, Catherine; Lheureux, Florent – Educational Psychology, 2019
There is a growing interest in the factors influencing bystanders' interventions in school-bullying. However, perceived social norms, beliefs about what others do (perceived descriptive norms), and what others think one should do (perceived injunctive norms) still require attention. The aim of this study was to investigate whether students…
Descriptors: Audiences, Prosocial Behavior, Bullying, Social Behavior
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Park, John Jongho; Park, Sunyoung; Choe, Nathan Hyungsok; Schallert, Diane L. – Educational Psychology, 2019
Given the prevalence of group project assignments in college coursework, it is surprising that the extensive literature on achievement goal orientations has rarely included students' experiences during an assigned group project, especially when group conflict among group members is reported. Data came from online responses of 660 undergraduates…
Descriptors: Conflict, Undergraduate Students, Student Motivation, Group Activities
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Grant, Ashley A.; Jeon, Lieny; Buettner, Cynthia K. – Educational Psychology, 2019
High turnover rates of early care and education teachers reduce the quality of education; unsatisfied teachers, suffering from stress or emotional exhaustion, are less equipped to promote children's development and more likely to leave the classroom. We used data from a national survey of US early childhood educators (n = 1129) to examine…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers, Work Environment, Well Being
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Zhang, Jing; Paulhus, Delroy L.; Ziegler, Matthias – Educational Psychology, 2019
Previous research on Western college samples has identified a number of personality traits associated with scholastic cheating. Based on these findings, we suggest a model integrating personality predictors of cheating. However, it remains unclear whether the proposed model can be generalised to the Chinese culture, which has different norms and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Personality Traits, Predictor Variables
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Torsney, Benjamin M.; Lombardi, Doug; Ponnock, Annette – Educational Psychology, 2019
This study investigated inclusion of epistemic value into Richardson and Watt Factors Influencing Teaching Choice (FIT-Choice) framework to produce a more robust, useful teacher motivation model. We specifically examined pre-service teachers' social utility value (SUV), personal utility value (PUV) and epistemic value regarding pursuing future…
Descriptors: Teacher Motivation, Preservice Teachers, Value Judgment, Faculty Development
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Zhang, Jing; Dong, Zehua; Yang, Xiangdong – Educational Psychology, 2019
The importance of academic interest has been emphasised in education, both as a construct influencing achievement, and as an important learning outcome. However, psychological predictors such as personality and intelligence that characterise students who become interested in coursework are often neglected. The present study examined the influences…
Descriptors: Student Interests, Academic Aspiration, Intelligence, Secondary School Students
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Lohbeck, Annette – Educational Psychology, 2019
By focusing on the domains of math and German, the present study with 200 elementary school children investigated the specific relationships of self-reported grades with academic self-concepts and self-perceptions of effort within the competence-affective separation of academic self-concepts. In addition, possible mediator effects of academic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grades (Scholastic), Self Concept
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Ljubin-Golub, Tajana; Petricevic, Ema; Rovan, Daria – Educational Psychology, 2019
This study explores the role of the motivational self-regulation in academic procrastination under the personality framework. Therefore, the aims of the study were to investigate: (a) the role of personality dimensions in the self-regulation of motivation; (b) the role of self-regulation of motivation in procrastination; and (c) the mediating role…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Student Motivation, Self Control, Time Management
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