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Keener, Ashley – Psychology in the Schools, 2020
Academic entitlement (AE) has been a concern among college educators due to millennial college students entering the educational setting. Although there is theoretical justification to support such conjecture, it remains unclear whether AE is more prevalent among this generation. The present study examines the relationship between narcissism,…
Descriptors: Age Groups, College Students, College Faculty, Correlation
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Pressley, Tim; Croyle, Hannah; Edgar, Madison – Psychology in the Schools, 2020
The purpose of this qualitative instrumental case study was to continue looking at the differences in classroom environments for different levels of teachers. Specifically, we wanted to focus on teacher perspectives of classroom management, relationships with students, motivating students, student risk-taking within the classroom, and student…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Classroom Environment, Risk, Metacognition
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Lindstrom, Will; Nelson, Jason M.; Foels, Patricia – Psychology in the Schools, 2020
The current study examined study habits of postsecondary students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) through the theoretical context of deliberate practice. The responses of participants with and without ADHD were compared on a survey of study time, study quality, and self-perceptions of study habits, as well as a measure of test…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Student Attitudes, Self Concept, Study Habits
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Lockwood, Adam B.; Farmer, Ryan L. – Psychology in the Schools, 2020
Given significant changes to legislation, practice, research, and instrumentation, the purpose of this study was to examine the course on cognitive assessment in school psychology programs and to describe the (a) structure, (b) instructional strategies, (c) content, and (d) interpretative strategies taught to school psychology graduate students.…
Descriptors: Intelligence Tests, School Psychology, Course Content, Graduate Students
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Chang, Eunbi; Lee, Sang Min – Psychology in the Schools, 2020
The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship between socially prescribed perfectionism, goal adjustment, and academic burnout. A total of 279 undergraduate students completed an online survey. Structural equation modeling was conducted to examine the mediating effect of goal adjustment on the relationship between socially…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Correlation, Psychological Patterns, Undergraduate Students
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Kim, Sung Reul; Nho, Ju-Hee; Kim, Hye Young – Psychology in the Schools, 2020
This study aimed to test a hypothetical path model estimating the influence of Type D personality on health-promoting behaviors (HPB), subjective health status, and quality of life (QoL) in university students, and to verify the mediating effects of HPB and subjective health status between Type D personality and QoL. A structural equation model…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Quality of Life, College Students, Health Promotion
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Wood, Whitney L. M.; Lewandowski, Lawrence J.; Lovett, Benjamin J.; Antshel, Kevin – Psychology in the Schools, 2020
The purpose of this study was to assess whether sluggish cognitive tempo (SCT) behaviors were associated with a unique impairment profile for college students after accounting for lifestyle (sleep, substance use, health) and mental health factors (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder [ADHD], anxiety, depression). A general sample of 910…
Descriptors: College Students, Conceptual Tempo, Life Style, Mental Health
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Meyer, Melanie S.; Cranmore, Jeff – Psychology in the Schools, 2020
For academically advanced college-bound students, decisions about where to apply, and ultimately, where to enroll are influenced by a wide range of factors. One key factor in the decision-making process is access to quality information about universities. This qualitative descriptive study used semistructured interviews with 10 high school seniors…
Descriptors: Information Seeking, College Bound Students, High School Seniors, Advanced Students
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Hutchins, Bryan C.; Arshavsky, Nina; Edmunds, Julie A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
This study examined why some seniors attending Early College High Schools did not plan to continue their education at a 4-year college immediately after graduation despite attending schools designed to provide coordinated academic and social supports with the expectation that all students would continue their education. Most students in our study…
Descriptors: High Schools, High School Graduates, College Preparation, Noncollege Bound Students
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Lam, Kelly Ka Lai; Zhou, Mingming – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
In recent years, grit has drawn increasing attention from both researchers and practitioners. As an important noncognitive indicator, grit has been used to understand individual success and performance in various fields. However, past empirical research has shown inconsistent findings on the relationship between grit and academic achievement. This…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Correlation, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Mikami, Amori Yee; Smit, Sophie; Johnston, Charlotte – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Abstract Elementary school teachers often implement classroom behavioral management systems to address student misbehavior. Common problems targeted by these systems are the inattentive, hyperactive, and impulsive behaviors characteristic of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This study examined teachers' attributions for why…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Elementary School Teachers, Classroom Techniques, Behavior Problems
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Proctor, Sherrie L.; Owens, Courtney – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Lack of racial and ethnic diversity in the school psychology workforce has been a concern since the profession's inception. One solution is to graduate more racially and ethnically diverse individuals from school psychology programs. This structured review explored the characteristics of studies published from 1994 to 2017 that investigated…
Descriptors: School Psychologists, Minority Groups, Ethnic Groups, Race
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Meneghel, Isabella; Martínez, Isabel M.; Salanova, Marisa; Witte, Hans – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Abstract The aim of this article is twofold: (a) to validate the psychometric properties of the Academic Resilience Scale (AR-S) in a Spanish university context; and (b) to test a model where different coping strategies are antecedents of AR, and where academic satisfaction and performance are its consequences. The studies were conducted with 185…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Academic Persistence, College Students, Coping
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Lund, Terese J.; Liang, Belle; Konowitz, Lily; White, Allison E.; DeSilva Mousseau, Angela – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
A growing number of studies have demonstrated that purpose in life is associated with positive outcomes among adolescents and young adults. The college years represent an important period of both personal and professional growth, including purpose in life. Supportive relationships may play a critical role in the identification and pursuit of…
Descriptors: Mentors, Correlation, College Students, Individual Development
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Dixson, Dante D. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Several studies have found that higher hope is associated with higher academic achievement. Although scholars have asserted that this association is the result of higher hope leading to an increased likelihood that students will engage success-oriented behaviors (e.g., participating in class, completing homework assignments), very little empirical…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Academic Achievement, Intervention, Psychological Patterns
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