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Tarchi, Christian; Surian, Alessio – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2022
Universities have been promoting study abroad programmes for a long time to improve intercultural competence. However, the mere exposure to cultural differences while studying abroad does not ensure intercultural competence, unless study abroad students' reflective processes are explicitly targeted. The article presents the results of a short…
Descriptors: Universities, College Students, Cultural Awareness, Acculturation
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Tao, Vivienne Y. K.; Li, Yun; Wu, Anise M. S. – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2022
This study was the first to investigate the prospective effects of failure mindsets on implicit theories of intelligence (ITI), whose profound effects on learning, motivation, and academic achievement have found increasing support. Participants were 240 Chinese university students (180 females, M[subscript age] = 19.13) who completed a baseline…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Failure
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Bäulke, Lisa; Grunschel, Carola; Dresel, Markus – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2022
Student dropout can be conceptualized as a decision-making process, consisting of different phases. Based on previous literature on student dropout, decision-making, and action-phases, we proposed that the process of developing dropout intentions includes the following phases: "non-fit perception," "thoughts of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Dropouts, Dropout Attitudes
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An, Min; Zhang, Xiao; Wang, Ying; Zhao, Jingxin; Kong, Lingyue – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2022
This study examined the bidirectional longitudinal relations between achievement goals and academic performance among Chinese college students. The Achievement Goal Questionnaire was administered to a sample of Chinese college students (N = 311) in their first and third years of study. Their end-of-term grade point averages were used as measures…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Academic Achievement, Collectivism, College Environment
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Testa, Italo; De Luca Picione, Raffaele; Scotti di Uccio, Umberto – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2022
The purpose of this study was to analyse Italian high school and university students' attitudes towards physics using the Semiotic Cultural Psychological Theory (SCPT). In the SCPT framework, attitudes represent how individuals interpret their experience through the mediation of "generalized meaning" with which they are identified. A…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, College Students, Student Attitudes
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Stavrulaki, Euthemia; Li, Mingfei; Gupta, Juhi – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2021
Using the perspective of self-determination theory, we examined college students' motivation orientation as a mediator of the relationship between parenting style and life satisfaction or GPA. The sample was drawn from a medium size university in the northeast of the USA (N = 432). While controlling for gender, age, and ethnicity, we used…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Academic Achievement, Grade Point Average, Life Satisfaction
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De Backer, Liesje; Van Keer, Hilde; Valcke, Martin – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2021
This study investigates (1) the impact of structuring versus reflection-provoking support on university students' adoption of socially shared metacognitive regulation (SSMR) during face-to-face peer tutoring (PT) and (2) the relation between SSMR and group performance. A quasi-experimental design was adopted, involving 72 educational sciences…
Descriptors: College Students, Cooperative Learning, Communities of Practice, Metacognition
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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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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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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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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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Kiemer, Katharina; Gröschner, Alexander; Kunter, Mareike; Seidel, Tina – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2018
The present study investigates whether productive classroom discourse in the form of instructional and motivational classroom discourse (Turner et al., "Journal of Educational Psychology" 94: 88-106, 2002) provides a supportive social context for students that fosters the fulfilment of the basic psychological needs of autonomy and…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Psychological Needs, Faculty Development, Teacher Effectiveness
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Wichmann, Astrid; Funk, Alexandra; Rummel, Nikol – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2018
The act of revising is an important aspect of academic writing. Although revision is crucial for eliminating writing errors and producing high-quality texts, research on writing expertise shows that novices rarely engage in revision activities. Providing information on writing errors by means of peer feedback has become a popular method in writing…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), College Students, Writing (Composition), Academic Discourse
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Burns, Richard A.; Crisp, Dimity A.; Burns, Robert B. – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2018
A hierarchical and multi-dimensional model of self-concept is well-validated. Despite increasing evidence that self-concept comprises two latent factors related to perceptions of 'competence' and 'affect,' many researchers continue to examine the impact of a unitary self-concept on educational outcomes. This study explores evidence for a 2-factor…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Self Efficacy, College Students, Psychology
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Marcotte, Diane; Diallo, Thierno M. O.; Paré, Marie-Laurence – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2018
Many studies have reported an increase in mental health problems during post-secondary transition, often originating from high school years. The present study examined how depressive symptoms during the 2 years following the post-secondary transition could be predicted by, on the one hand, school performance, externalized and learning…
Descriptors: High School Students, Depression (Psychology), Predictor Variables, Academic Achievement
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