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Minnaert, Alexander – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1999
Examines the self-referenced cognitions and feelings of 292 freshmen and the regulatory study activities that were measured by self-report. Reveals that the correlation between self-referenced cognitions and feelings and regulatory activities was very substantial. Fear of failure acted as a detrimental agent on regulatory activities for female…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, College Freshmen, College Students, Educational Research
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Bouffard, Therese; Boileau, Lucille; Vezeau, Carole – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2001
Examines the impact of the transition from elementary to secondary school on students' motivational profile and its link to academic achievement. Focuses on sixth grade and secondary one students (girls, n=186; boys, n=150) at the end of the school year. Reports the most powerful indicator of academic performance was self-efficacy. (CMK)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Research, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries