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Pina-Neves, Silvia; Faria, Luisa; Raty, Hannu – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2013
In this paper, we assume that students' achievement is influenced not only by a set of individual appraisals such as beliefs about their personal efficacy but also by a set of more systemic factors related to beliefs about their class efficacy as a group. Literature and research review supports that students' beliefs about their efficacy, both as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes
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Raty, Hannu – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2010
This longitudinal study set out to examine the changes that took place in parents' evaluations of their child's school in the course of the child's complete 9-year-long compulsory education. Over the follow-up period, academically educated and vocationally educated mothers and fathers (N = 326) were asked to indicate their degree of satisfaction…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Compulsory Education, Followup Studies, Fathers
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Karkkainen, Riitta; Raty, Hannu; Kasanen, Kati – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2009
This study examined parental views of their child's educability through the parents' perceptions of their child's resilience. The purposes of the study were: (1) to examine psychometric properties of the rating scale created to measure parental views of their child's educational and psychological resilience, (2) to explore whether the parents'…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Validity, Rating Scales, Psychometrics
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Raty, Hannu – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2007
This follow-up study set out to examine whether parents' recollections of their own school would predict their degree of satisfaction with the functioning of their child's school. A group of academically educated and vocationally educated parents with a child in preschool (N=391) were asked to think back to their primary school days and evaluate…
Descriptors: Grade 5, Grade 1, Grade 3, Elementary Schools
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Kasanen, Kati; Raty, Hannu; Snellman, Leila – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2003
The class test is one of the important school practices which construct and convey to the pupils the predominant conception of ability and the related psychometric notion of individuality represented by the school. The aim of this study was to examine how the class test is actually "taught" to children--what sorts of elements the teacher…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Psychometrics, Academic Ability, Grade 1
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Snellman, Leila; Raty, Hannu – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1995
Utilizes questionnaires to examine Carugati and Mugny's assertion that social representations of intelligence are organized both by social identity and unfamiliarity. Discovers a consensus concerning representations of intelligence organized by social identity. Includes a copy of the questionnaire, breakdown of the responses, and other statistical…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Processes, Concept Formation, Foreign Countries
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Raty, Hannu; Snellman, Leila; Vainikainen, Aki – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1999
Presents a study that used a Finland-wide sample of parents, both mothers and fathers, who have a child either 9- to 10-years-old or 12- to 13-years-old. Focuses on the parents' views of their children's abilities and how social positions organize their assessments. (CMK)
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Academic Achievement, Children, Early Adolescents