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Csanadi, Andras; Kollar, Ingo; Fischer, Frank – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2021
This study investigates if collaboration and the level of heterogeneity between collaborating partners' problem-solving scripts can influence the extent to which pre-service teachers engage in evidence-based reasoning when analyzing and solving pedagogical problem cases. We operationalized evidence-based reasoning through its content and process…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Evidence Based Practice, Thinking Skills
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Lang, Fabian; Kammerer, Yvonne; Stürmer, Kathleen; Gerjets, Peter – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2021
Prior research on epistemic beliefs, that is, individuals' views about knowledge and knowing, has mainly focused either on individuals' professed beliefs (as reported in questionnaires) or on their enacted beliefs (as indicated during task processing). However, little is known about the relation between professed and enacted epistemic beliefs. The…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Beliefs, Scientific Attitudes, Evaluative Thinking
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Menz, Cordelia; Spinath, Birgit; Seifried, Eva – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2021
Endorsement of educational psychological misconceptions among preservice teachers can be a threat for reaching educational goals. Therefore, it is of societal interest whether preservice teachers hold educational psychological misconceptions and, if they do, whether these misconceptions can be reduced through confrontation with empirical evidence.…
Descriptors: Misconceptions, Incidence, Beliefs, Educational Psychology
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García-Pérez, Daniel; Fraile, Juan; Panadero, Ernesto – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2021
This study's aim was to analyse the decisions higher education students make about learning strategies. We focus on research questions related to the strategies that students report, their strategy adaptability to different learning situations, and the association of learning strategies with students' self-regulated learning and academic…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Self Control, Decision Making, College Students
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Gordeeva, Tamara; Sheldon, Kennon; Sychev, Oleg – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
Optimistic attributional style has been shown to be reliably associated with high well-being and low depression and (Hu et al., "Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology," 34(4): 304-321, 2015). Via both a meta-analysis and two new studies, we examine the relationship between optimistic attributional style for explaining negative and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Attribution Theory, Positive Attitudes, Prediction
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Bardach, Lisa; Lüftenegger, Marko; Oczlon, Sophie; Spiel, Christiane; Schober, Barbara – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
This study investigates the effects of contextual and motivational factors as well as, crucially, their interaction in predicting university students' dropout intentions. We focus on context-related problems in students' degree program as contextual factors and students' personal best goals (PB goals) as motivational factors. The sample of this…
Descriptors: Potential Dropouts, Goal Orientation, Student Motivation, Graduate Students
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Tarchi, Christian; Mason, Lucia – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
The purpose of this study was to test the relationships between critical thinking, prior topic knowledge and beliefs, and multiple-document comprehension through a path analysis approach. The participants were 281 Italian undergraduate students. Participants first completed a rational-experiential inventory, a critical thinking skills test, a…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Reading Comprehension, Prior Learning, Beliefs
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Zhoc, Karen C. H.; King, Ronnel B.; Chung, Tony S. H.; Chen, Junjun – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
The role of emotions in student engagement has been examined in many studies. However, little is known about how emotional intelligence (EI) is related to engagement and other key learning outcomes in higher education. To fill this gap, this study examined how EI is associated with student engagement and how EI and engagement jointly predict key…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Emotional Intelligence, Learner Engagement, Grade Point Average
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Cincinnato, Sebastiano; Engels, Nadine; Consuegra, Els – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
This study investigates to what extent differences in ability and effort attributions can explain students' reluctance to reorient after failure in the first year at the university. Reluctance to reorient after failure increases the likelihood of drop out. The empirical investigation is based on a sample of fulltime first-entry bachelor students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Attribution Theory, College Freshmen, Student Adjustment
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Räty, Hannu; Hytti, Ulla; Kasanen, Kati; Komulainen, Katri; Siivonen, Päivi; Kozlinska, Inna – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
Employability is an increasing concern for university students. Our survey set out to examine university students' perceptions of their employability and the ways in which these perceptions relate to positions that subsequently connect students to working life: students' self-representational position or "ability self", and students'…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Self Efficacy, College Students, Positive Attitudes
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Klapproth, Florian; Fischer, Birthe Doreen – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2019
We experimentally examined whether preservice teachers considered both the gender of primary school students and their development of GPAs, indicated by two successive school reports, when making secondary school-track recommendations. We used student vignettes to mimic real students and orthogonally varied student gender, their GPA development…
Descriptors: Track System (Education), Preservice Teachers, Grade Point Average, Preservice Teacher Education
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Tarchi, Christian; Surian, Alessio; Daiute, Colette – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2019
This study analyzed study abroad students' orientations to cultural differences as assessed with mixed methods, including traditional intercultural sensitivity measures and oral narratives of critical incidents in the foreign culture. Sixty students participated, 32 US study abroad students, and 28 Erasmus Mundus students, all studying in…
Descriptors: Personal Narratives, Study Abroad, Student Attitudes, Student Mobility
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Willems, Jonas; Coertjens, Liesje; Tambuyzer, Bart; Donche, Vincent – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2019
Science students' study success rates in the first year of higher education (FYHE) are problematic. Although a considerable amount of previous research has been carried out to investigate the determinants of students' academic achievement in FYHE, there has been little discussion about the incremental value of non-cognitive factors over and above…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, College Freshmen, Academic Achievement, Science Instruction
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Baadte, Christiane – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2019
It was investigated whether teachers' feedback skills to support students' self-regulated learning (SRL) can be improved by short-term video-based interventions and/or direct instructions that were adapted to a SRL framework. Forty pre-service and 40 in-service teachers were assigned to a video + instruction or an instruction-only condition.…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Feedback (Response), Learning Strategies, Teacher Student Relationship
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Kyndt, Eva; Donche, Vincent; Coertjens, Liesje; van Daal, Tine; Gijbels, David; Van Petegem, Peter – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2019
The transition from secondary to higher education is a challenging process, in which the development of students' motivation plays a pivotal role. The current study examines whether self-efficacy--and how it develops--is able to explain the growth in motivation. The current longitudinal study included five waves, across a period of 25 months (i.e.…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Student Motivation, Longitudinal Studies, Self Determination
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