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Vangrieken, Katrien; Kyndt, Eva – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
This study assessed how teachers understand and value autonomy, collaboration and the relationship between both. Quantitative analyses (N[subscript 1] = 1610, N[subscript 2] = 1408) included a multilevel SEM model and identifying teacher profiles based upon perceived autonomy (curricular, didactical-pedagogical) and autonomy attitude…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Professional Autonomy, Teacher Collaboration, Effect Size
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Bakadorova, Olga; Lazarides, Rebecca; Raufelder, Diana – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
While school self-concept is an important facilitator of a student's school engagement, previous studies rarely investigated whether it may also explain the change in students' school engagement during secondary school. Moreover, as social relations play an increasingly important role in adolescence, the current research distinguishes between the…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Student Participation, Self Concept, Social Influences
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Li, Hongxia; Hua, Xiaoteng; Yang, Yalin; Huang, Bijuan; Si, Jiwei – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
Although an increasing number of studies have suggested that students with low mathematics achievement (LMA) tend to perform worse in arithmetic strategy use than children with typical development, the potential reasons remain unclear. Accordingly, the current study investigated the potential impact of task switching on strategy use for children…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Low Achievement, Arithmetic, Learning Strategies
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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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Hoogendijk, Kirsten; Holland, Judith G.; Tick, Nouchka T.; Hofman, Adriaan W. H.; Severiens, Sabine E.; Vuijk, Patricia; Maras, Athanasios; van Veen, Dolf – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
The teacher-student relationship plays an important role in the academic and behavioral development of primary school children with externalizing problem behavior. However, such problem behavior often threatens the quality of the teacher-student relationship. Teacher-focused coaching intervention Key2Teach aims to improve elements of the…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Teacher Student Relationship, Intervention, Coaching (Performance)
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de Leur, Tessa; van Boxtel, Carla; Wilschut, Arie – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
The past is not in the classroom to observe and study. Thus, creating a lively and understandable image of a past period or situation is an achievement to be learned. A variety of tasks can be used to stimulate students to create an image of the past. In this experimental study, 151 grade 9 students (14-16 years old) participated by completing a…
Descriptors: Freehand Drawing, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Grade 9
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Košir, Katja; Klasinc, Lucia; Špes, Tanja; Pivec, Tina; Cankar, Gašper; Horvat, Marina – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
The purpose of the present study was to examine individual and contextual predictors of victimization and bullying on a sample of early adolescents. Using both self-reports and peer nominations for victimization and bullying assessment, potential differential predictors for self- vs. peer-reported victimization and bullying were examined. A total…
Descriptors: Victims, Bullying, Early Adolescents, Predictor Variables
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Rawlings, Anna Maria; Tapola, Anna; Niemivirta, Markku – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
Students' goal strivings are known to be connected with important outcomes, both academically and with regard to individual well-being. In spite of their importance, our knowledge of factors contributing to their early development is rather limited. In this longitudinal study on school beginners (N = 212), we focused on the interrelationships…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Correlation, Academic Achievement, Mastery Learning
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Guevara, Irene; Moreno-Llanos, Iván; Rodríguez, Cintia – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
The psychological literature on the development of gestures during the first year of life has been limited. It has mainly focused on the development of pointing at around 11 months of age, considering it "the" gesture that allows triadic interactions. However, recent studies have argued for the importance of earlier ostensive gestures…
Descriptors: Nonverbal Communication, Infants, Cognitive Development, Interpersonal Communication
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Grossen, Michèle; Muller Mirza, Nathalie – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
In Switzerland, as elsewhere, issues dealing with cultural diversity raise major challenges in education. At present, little is known about how students make sense of these highly sensitive societal issues and relate them to their everyday experience. Drawing on a sociocultural and dialogical approach to learning, this study aimed at understanding…
Descriptors: Ethnic Diversity, Foreign Countries, Social Problems, Student Experience
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Lavoie, Natalie; Morin, Marie-France; Coallier, Mélissa; Alamargot, Denis – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
Learning to write involves the acquisition of several skills, not the least of which is handwriting. Indeed, studies in cognitive psychology have clearly demonstrated that it takes time to acquire this complex skill. The present study aimed to assess the effectiveness of an explicit multicomponent alphabet writing instruction program implemented…
Descriptors: Alphabets, Writing Instruction, Grade 1, Elementary School Students
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Rogiers, Amelie; Merchie, Emmelien; Van Keer, Hilde – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
This study investigates the correlation between three data gathering methods for uncovering differences in secondary school students' text-learning strategy use. In total, 56 secondary school students' text-learning strategies were assessed with (a) a task-specific self-report inventory, (b) think-alouds protocols, and (c) the trace methodology.…
Descriptors: Measurement Techniques, Protocol Analysis, Secondary School Students, Learning Strategies
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Liu, Ying; Liu, Ru-De; Star, Jon R.; Wang, Jia; Tong, Huimin – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
Recent research has shown that reducing the perceptual fluency of shape processing can be an effective means for overcoming the interference of the More A-More B intuitive rule among grade 3 students in a perimeter comparison task. From the perspective of cognitive load, the current study focused on the mechanism of perceptual fluency on…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Cognitive Processes, Difficulty Level, Interference (Learning)
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Yi, Hui; Tian, Lili; Huebner, E. Scott – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
Based on the self-system model of motivational development, we examined the mediating role of school engagement, including cognitive engagement and behavioral engagement, in accounting for the relation between mastery goal orientations and subjective well-being in school among elementary school students. A total of 974 Chinese children (440…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Student Behavior, Mastery Learning, Goal Orientation
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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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