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Hofverberg, Anders; Winberg, Mikael – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
Achievement goal theory is one of the most widespread motivation models within education research. Strong empirical support exists for the trichotomous model, comprising mastery-approach, performance-approach, and performance-avoidance goals. However, research also indicates problems with model transferability between contexts. In this study,…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Goal Orientation, Academic Achievement, Mastery Learning
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Tilga, Henri; Hein, Vello; Koka, Andre; Hagger, Martin S. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
Grounded in self-determination theory (SDT), this cross-sectional study tested relations of students' perceptions of autonomy-supportive and controlling behaviour from teachers in physical education with students' health-related quality of life (HRQoL), and the potential role of students' perceived need satisfaction and need frustration as a…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Health Behavior, Self Determination, Student Attitudes
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Taddei, Stefano; Contena, Bastianina; Pepe, Alessandro; Venturini, Eva – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Teacher burnout is a growing phenomenon that may dramatically reduce the quality of life of both teachers and students. Many studies have conceptualized teaching as a high-contact profession and, focusing on the emotional exhaustion dimension of burnout, they have highlighted the relation with students as a key dimension of teachers' stress. This…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Anxiety, Teacher Student Relationship, Teacher Burnout
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Meriläinen, Matti; Kõiv, Kristi – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The aim of this study is to determine the features of bullying in Estonian universities. In the spring of 2014, 864 faculty members answered our e-mail questionnaire. This questionnaire was based on the Negative Acts Questionnaire-Revised (NAQ-R22); eight additional items dealt with sexual harassment, cyberbullying, and work-related malpractice.…
Descriptors: Bullying, Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Work Environment
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Hultin, H.; Eichas, K.; Ferrer-Wreder, L.; Dimitrova, R.; Karlberg, M.; Galanti, M.R. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Previous studies indicate that school climate is important for student health and academic achievement. This study concerns the validity and reliability of the student edition a Swedish instrument for measuring pedagogical and social school climate (PESOC). Data were collected from 5,745 students at 97 Swedish secondary schools. Multilevel…
Descriptors: Social Environment, Educational Environment, Academic Achievement, Test Validity
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Virtanen, T. E.; Lerkkanen, M.-K.; Poikkeus, A.-M.; Kuorelahti, M. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Self-ratings of behavioural engagement, cognitive engagement and school burnout were used in person-centred analyses to identify latent profiles among 2,485 Finnish lower-secondary school students. Three profiles were identified: high-engagement/low-burnout (40.6% of the sample), average-engagement/average-burnout (53.9%), and…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Burnout, Academic Achievement, Secondary School Students
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Hultin, H.; Ferrer-Wreder, L.; Eichas, K.; Karlberg, M.; Grosin, L.; Galanti, M. R. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This study investigated the psychometric properties of a teacher-reported version of a Swedish school climate instrument called the Pedagogical and Social Climate (PESOC), which consists of 95 items covering cultural, structural and social factors. A sample of 348 teachers from 19 Swedish secondary schools was used. Multilevel confirmatory factor…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychometrics, Measures (Individuals), Educational Environment
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Fiorilli, Caterina; Albanese, Ottavia; Gabola, Piera; Pepe, Alessandro – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
This study explored the relationships among teachers' emotional competence, burnout as a mediator, and social support. Teachers' emotional competence was assessed via measures of emotional intensity and emotional regulation. Social support was evaluated in terms of external versus internal support, and teacher dissatisfaction with support…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Social Support Groups, Teacher Burnout, Self Control
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Svartdal, Frode – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Procrastination has been defined in different ways. Two instruments--the Irrational Procrastination Scale (IPS) and the Pure Procrastination Scale (PPS)--focus on a core problem in procrastination--the irrational delay of intended behavior. The present paper examined the psychometric properties of the Norwegian translations of these scales. In…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Correlation, Factor Structure, Translation
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Valadas, Sandra T.; Almeida, Leandro S.; Araújo, Alexandra M. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Students' personal predictors of academic success are particularly relevant for first-year college students, given the specific challenges that these students face when entering higher education (HE). Academic success in HE has been related to multiple factors, including the students' approaches to learning (SAL), satisfaction (linked to…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Academic Achievement, Predictor Variables, Foreign Countries
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Garvik, Margit; Idsoe, Thormod; Bru, Edvin – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2016
The present study aimed to investigate changes in school functioning, including motivation, intentions to quit school and social relations in school, following an early group based CBT intervention implemented for depressed adolescents. The "Adolescent Coping with Depression Course" (ACDC) is such an early group intervention. The primary…
Descriptors: Coping, Depression (Psychology), Student Motivation, Intervention
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Gamst-Klaussen, Thor; Rasmussen, Lene-Mari P.; Svartdal, Frode; Strømgren, Børge – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2016
The Social Skills Improvement System-Rating Scales (SSIS-RS) is a multi-informant instrument assessing social skills and problem behavior in children and adolescents. It is a revised version of the Social Skills Rating System (SSRS). A Norwegian translation of the SSRS has been validated, but this has not yet been done for the Norwegian…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Interpersonal Competence, Behavior Problems, Measures (Individuals)
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Bodin, Maria C.; South, Sandra H.; Ingemarson, Maria – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2016
Prevention in School (PS) is a comprehensive program which aims to improve the learning climate and reduce problem behavior in elementary schools. Core components are teaching of school rules, praise and rewards to support prosocial behavior, and a forum involving parents. This trial investigated the effects of PS on its intended outcomes, and…
Descriptors: Randomized Controlled Trials, Quasiexperimental Design, Prevention, Regression (Statistics)
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Panadero, Ernesto; Klug, Julia; Järvelä, Sanna – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2016
Measurement is a central issue for the self-regulated learning (SRL) field as SRL is a phenomenon difficult to measure in a reliable and valid way. Here, 3 waves in the history of SRL measurement are identified and profiled. Our focus lies on the third and newest one, which combines measurement and intervention within the same tools. The basis for…
Descriptors: Measurement Techniques, Metacognition, Intervention, Guidelines
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Frostad, Per; Pijl, Sip Jan; Mjaavatn, Per Egil – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2015
Early school leaving in upper secondary education is a serious problem for both students and society. Several reviews have shown that there is no simple cause of early school leaving, but it seems to relate to demographic variables, social factors, academic achievement, and school factors. In this study, data from 2,045 students aged 16 from upper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dropouts, Secondary School Students, Regression (Statistics)
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