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Alivernini, Fabio; Manganelli, Sara; Cavicchiolo, Elisa; Chirico, Andrea; Lucidi, Fabio – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2019
Cognitive self-regulation is regarded as necessary for enhancing academic success and the possibility of lifelong learning. This study, based on 263,683 Italian 10th-grade students, examines the use of self-regulated cognitive strategies in immigrant and native students, as well as in boys and girls. Preliminarily, we examined the psychometric…
Descriptors: Self Management, Immigrants, Gender Differences, High School Students
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Flett, Gordon L.; Hewitt, Paul L.; Besser, Avi; Su, Chang; Vaillancourt, Tracy; Boucher, Daniel; Munro, Yvette; Davidson, Lisa A.; Gale, Olga – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2016
There is growing interest in perfectionism among children and adolescents as well as growing interest in the measures designed to assess perfectionism in young people. The current article describes the development and psychometric characteristics of the Child-Adolescent Perfectionism Scale (CAPS), a measure that assesses self-oriented…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Personality Traits, Personality Measures, Stress Variables
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Malpique, Anabela Abreu; Veiga Simão, Ana Margarida – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2015
This study reports on the construction of a questionnaire to assess ninth-grade students' use of self-regulated strategies for school writing tasks. Exploratory and confirmatory factorial analyses were conducted to validate the factor structure of the instrument. The initial factor analytic stage (n = 296) revealed a 13-factor scale, accounting…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Test Construction, Writing Strategies, Grade 9