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Vidmar, Maša; Niklas, Frank; Schneider, Wolfgang; Hasselhorn, Marcus – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2017
The foundation of school success is laid early in children's lives. Consequently, assessments of academic precursors may help to identify children in need of additional support. Such early assessments could also be interesting from an international perspective when educational systems are compared. This analysis is used to inform on the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Factor Analysis, Educational Indicators, Comparative Education
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Peklaj, Cirila; Podlesek, Anja; Pecjak, Sonja – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2015
The aim of the study was to examine the relationships between gender, previous knowledge, different personality traits, subject-specific motivational dimensions and students' math grade in secondary school. A total of 386 first-year students (142 boys and 244 girls) from secondary schools in Slovenia (mean age was 15.7 years) participated in the…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Prior Learning, Personality Traits, Student Motivation
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Košir, Katja; Tement, Sara – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2014
Although the relation between teacher--student relationship and academic achievement has been addressed in many studies, the reciprocal relations between these two constructs have not been explored sufficiently. The aim of the present study was to test three competing models that hypothesized directionality of influence in relations between…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Academic Achievement, Longitudinal Studies, Elementary School Students
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Smrtnik Vitulic, Helena; Zupancic, Maja – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2013
The study investigated the predictive value of robust and specific personality traits in adolescents (M[subscript age]?=?14.7 years), in explaining their academic achievement at the end of basic compulsory schooling. Personality data were obtained through self, maternal, and peer reports using the Inventory of Child/Adolescent Individual…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Adolescents, Academic Achievement, Compulsory Education
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Kuhar, Metka – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2010
The study examines the relationship between parental and adolescents' perceptions of (communicative) ways of parental power assertion in situations challenging parental authority (dialogical communication, parental reminder, nonreciprocal communication), the perceived most probable outcomes of these situations, and attitudes toward ideal outcomes…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Adolescents, Foreign Countries, Personal Autonomy
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Peklaj, Cirila; Vodopivec, Blaz – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1999
Investigates the effects of individual versus cooperative learning on different aspects of 373 fifth-grade students' functioning: (1) cognitive; (2) affective; (3) metacognitive; and (4) social. Reports strong positive effects of cooperative learning on achievement and positive effects of cooperative learning in the cognitive level. (CMK)
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Cognitive Processes, Cooperative Learning, Educational Practices