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Nodooshan, Saeed Ghiasi – International Journal of Educational Psychology, 2022
Universities and higher education institutions (HEIs) aim to provide the maximum support for the community. Hence, to obtain the optimum results, the educational policies must be in alignment with the societies' needs and prerequisites. The present research investigated the undergraduates' expectations of studying at university and the fulfillment…
Descriptors: Futures (of Society), Academic Aspiration, Case Studies, Undergraduate Students
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Çelik, Eyüp; Çalik, Merve – International Journal of Educational Psychology, 2022
The research aims to examine the relationships between sensation seeking and positive and negative experience, emotional autonomy, and coping strategies in adolescents. The study group consisted of 371 adolescents who attended middle and high schools; the ages ranged from 11 to 17. 55.7 % of participants were female (N=137), and 44.3% were male…
Descriptors: Correlation, Coping, Personal Autonomy, Prediction
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Piro, Yousra; Wevers, Britt; Maddens, Louise; Raes, Annelies; Elen, Jan – International Journal of Educational Psychology, 2022
With its long tradition, research on misconceptions helps to understand how concepts are learned and how learning in the disciplines can be supported. Up to now, research on misconceptions has focused on natural sciences, while research on misconceptions in behavioral sciences is scarce, not to say absent. In this study an attempt was made to…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Misconceptions, Behavioral Science Research
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Durón-Ramos, Maria; Perez, Miguel; Chacón-Andrade, Edgardo René – International Journal of Educational Psychology, 2022
Positive personal characteristics such as happiness or wellbeing can motivate students to elevate their school performance in higher education. Orientation to happiness is a construct that combines three sources of happiness: pleasure, meaning, and engagement, all of which have been identified as a predictor of university students' engagement.…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Psychological Patterns, Cross Cultural Studies, Correlation
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Saarinen, Aino I. L.; Lipsanen, Jari; Hintsanen, Mirka; Huotilainen, Minna; Keltikangas-Järvinen, Liisa – International Journal of Educational Psychology, 2021
Recently, the use of information and communications technology (ICT) at school has been extensively increased in Finland. This study investigated whether the use of ICT at school is linked to students 'learning outcomes in Finland. We used the Finnish PISA 2015 data (N=5037). Cognitive learning outcomes (i.e. science, mathematics, reading,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Science Achievement
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Allen, Rosie Elizabeth; Kannangara, Chathurika; Carson, Jerome – International Journal of Educational Psychology, 2021
An abundance of literature exists that explores the potential applications of grit in predicting several academic outcomes. Regardless, the concept of grit has been heavily criticised due to the number of inconsistencies among current research. Fully understanding the usefulness of grit in an educational context is a worthwhile pursuit and could…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Outcomes of Education, Academic Achievement, Attendance
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Devenney, Roisin; O'Toole, Catriona – International Journal of Educational Psychology, 2021
In recent years, there has been a growing concern about the issue of school refusal, particularly given the adverse effects on young people's social, emotional and educational development. School refusal is understood differently within contemporary literature; as a symptom of an underlying mental illness or disorder, or alternatively, as a signal…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Attendance, Mental Disorders, Secondary Education
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Pikkarainen, Merja Tellervo; Hakala, Juha T.; Kykyri, Virpi-Liisa – International Journal of Educational Psychology, 2021
The present study aims to provide insights into the experiences of early school leavers within the Finnish context. We conducted a narrative inquiry among eleven early school leavers who were in prison when they were interviewed. Self Determination Theory (SDT), more specifically the concept of frustration of the three basic psychological needs of…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Dropout Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Self Determination
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Ajisuksmo, Clara R. P. – International Journal of Educational Psychology, 2021
This study explored adolescents' reasons for involving themselves, or not, in risktaking behavior, in two vulnerable areas of North Jakarta. The sample was purposively selected among households with adolescents ranging from 12 to 18 years old living in the two areas. The study involved 401 parents (8% female; 92% male; mean age 45.3 years) and 414…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Risk, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Background
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Zorzo, Candela; Fernández-Baizán, Cristina; Gutiérrez-Menéndez, Alba; Banquer, María; Higarza Sara G.; Méndez, Marta – International Journal of Educational Psychology, 2021
The Representations of science in mass media have shown a significant increase in the last years. However, mass media dissemination activities can extend to pseudoscience due to the fact that not all scientific news are published with the same rigour. Thus, we aimed to develop two theoretical-practical interventions among first-year university…
Descriptors: Intervention, Knowledge Level, Information Dissemination, College Freshmen
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Lavidas, Konstantinos; Manesis, Dionysios; Gialamas, Vasilios – International Journal of Educational Psychology, 2021
The purpose of this study was to adapt the Statistics Anxiety Rating Scale (STARS) for a Greek student population. The STARS was administered to 890 Tertiary Education students in two Greek universities. It was performed a cross-validation study to examine the factorial structure and the psychometric properties with a series of confirmatory factor…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Anxiety, Rating Scales, College Students
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Go, Wooryeon; Leite, Lais Oliveira; Havu-Nuutinen, Sari – International Journal of Educational Psychology, 2021
The current study aimed to explore primary schoolteacher's emotional stress-coping strategy and to examine its possible relationships with stressful situations caused by pupils' misbehaviours in Finland context. A total of 12 items in four subscales with second-order model was the most appropriate structure to understand teachers' emotional coping…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Students, Teacher Student Relationship, Student Behavior
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Ulubas-Varpula, Isik Zeliha; Björkqvist, Kaj – International Journal of Educational Psychology, 2021
The study investigates peer aggression and sexual harassment among young adolescents in Finland and Turkey. Sex differences and the interaction effect between country of residence and sex are also examined. A questionnaire was completed by 1,747 adolescents (1, 268 from Finland, 479 from Turkey, M[subscript age] = 14.1). Six different forms of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Aggression, Sexual Harassment, Early Adolescents
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Galindo-Domínguez, Hector; Bezanilla, María José – International Journal of Educational Psychology, 2021
The psychological implications of stress have become an issue of concern for university students around the world over the past decade. It is thought that the perception of stress varies depending on students' personality traits and their beliefs about being able to manage their academic life. To investigate this further, a study was conducted…
Descriptors: Personality, Self Efficacy, Stress Management, College Students
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Gago Galvagno, Lucas G.; Elgier, Angel M.; Azzollini, Susana C. – International Journal of Educational Psychology, 2021
Several researchers have found that media exposure through books or electronic media contribute to preschoolers' development. However, research with behavioral measures and during the first years of life have not been carried out in Latin American contexts. The aim of the following research was to evaluate the relations between media exposure…
Descriptors: Books, Reading Habits, Computer Use, Internet
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