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García-Fernández, Cristina Mª; Romera-Félix, Eva Mª; Córdoba-Alcaide, Francisco; Ortega-Ruiz, Rosario – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2018
Introduction: Research on bullying, and on its protective or risk factors in the school environment, continues to be an important area both for investigation and for educational practice. Certain personal and contextual characteristics have been considered key to preventing school violence. Method: The aim of this study was to examine the…
Descriptors: Aggression, Victims, Student Attitudes, Bullying
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Winnaar, L. D.; Frempong, G.; Blignaut, R. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Introduction: Studies of school effect usually evolve around two major issues; understanding of the factors within schools that explain variation in students achievement levels, and how differences among schools account for the variation in their students' achievement levels. Given the limited studies of school effect research in South Africa,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Hierarchical Linear Modeling, Academic Achievement, Student Characteristics
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Fernández-González, L.; González-Hernández, A.; Trianes-Torres, M. V. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Introduction: This research aims to analyse how optimism, self-esteem and social support help to predict academic stress. Method: The sample consisted of 123 students aged 20 to 31 years old, from the 3rd Year in the Psychology Degree. Students completed the Rosenberg Self-esteem Scale, the Life Orientation Optimism Questionnaire (LOT-R), the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Stress Variables, Anxiety
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Yousef, Wael Shaher Mohammed; Bellamy, Al – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Introduction: Cyberbullying has received a considerable amount of attention within the academic and public literature. However, very little if any cyberbullying research has been conducted among Arab American students. This current study explored the impact of cyberbullying among middle and high school Arab American students on their self-esteem…
Descriptors: Arabs, North Americans, Middle School Students, High School Students
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Shake, Matthew C.; Shulley, Leah J. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: Recent research has shown that students tend to be overconfident when judging future performance on coursework, particularly students with lower academic ability. Some research suggests that these lower performing students are "doubly cursed" in that they are not only less capable of assessing their own performance, but…
Descriptors: College Students, Self Esteem, Evaluative Thinking, Low Achievement
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de la Fuente, Jesús; Justicia, Fernando; Sander, Paul; Cardelle-Elawar, Maria – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: The 3P and DEDEPRO Models predict interactive relationships among "presage," "process," and "product" variables through teaching and learning of self-regulation. The DEDEPRO Model has established different possibilities for interaction between student characteristics of self-regulation and external…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Self Control, Models
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Sanchez-Teruel, David; Garcia-Leon, Ana; Muela-Martinez, Jose A. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: The college students have high rates of suicidal ideation often associated with psychosocial factors. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether some of these psychosocial variables are related to the high prevalence of suicidal ideation in a College Spanish. Method: Participants (n = 40), aged between 21 and 34 years, Mean =…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Suicide, Incidence
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Lara, M. Dolores; Bermudez, Jose; Perez-Garcia, Ana M. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: Adolescence is a period when at-risk health behaviors often begin, such as tobacco and alcohol use; thus, it is a critical period for implementing preventive strategies. Method: In this context, 106 adolescents took part in this research (54 females and 52 males; mean age for both groups = 14.10). The main objectives were to first…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Smoking, Drinking
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Prihadi, Kususanto; Hairul, Nizam Ismail; Hazri, Jamil – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: Symbolic interaction theorists maintained that general self-esteem, defined as the way individuals assess themselves, is based on the individual's perception on the way others assess them (we are what we think other people think we are). Accordingly, studies in school settings indicated that students' perceived teachers' expectancy…
Descriptors: Evidence, Measures (Individuals), Statistical Analysis, Interaction
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Jiang, Ying Hong; Yau, Jenny; Bonner, Patricia; Chiang, Linda – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: Driven by an overarching conceptual framework adapted from Self-Determination Theory, this study tested the direct and indirect effects of perceived parental academia autonomy support vs. academic planning control on the interrelated variables of adolescents' self-esteem, academic motivation, and academic achievement, using…
Descriptors: Educational Planning, Structural Equation Models, Academic Achievement, Self Determination
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Kususanto, Prihadi; Ismail, Hairul Nizam; Jamil, Hazri – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: Between-class ability grouping practice in Malaysian Secondary Schools was studied in order to find the influence students' perception on their teachers' behavior on their self-esteem. Students' perception on teachers' behaviors were divided into two categories: controlling students' behavior to avoid disciplinary matters and…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Teacher Behavior, Student Attitudes, Low Achievement
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Salami, Samuel O.; Aremu, A. Oyesoji – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2006
This study examined the relationship between problem-solving ability and study behavior of secondary school students in Southwestern Nigeria. A total of 430 SS 3 students randomly selected from fifteen secondary schools in Southwestern Nigeria participated in the study. A Problem-Solving Inventory and a Study Behaviour Inventory were employed in…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Multiple Regression Analysis, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students
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Ahmed, Wondimu; Bruinsma, Marjon – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2006
The purpose of this study was to propose and test a motivational model of performance by integrating constructs from self-concept and self-determination theories and to explore cultural group differences in the model. To this end, self-report measures of global self-esteem, academic self-concept, academic motivation and academic performance were…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Academic Achievement, Models, Self Determination