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Burleigh, Cheryl L.; Wilson, Andrea M. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2021
In the field of education, teachers are sentries for maintaining proper decorum, upholding school policies, and maintaining a social justice classroom, free of adversarial behaviors. While the premise of proper social and academic student engagement is expected, teachers are not always aware of or able to respond to inappropriate social…
Descriptors: Public School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Knowledge Level, Identification
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Starr, Christine R.; Simpkins, Sandra D. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2021
This longitudinal study explores three research questions. First, what is the prevalence of math and science gender stereotypes among high school students, their parents, and teachers? Second, are parents' and teachers' gender stereotypes related to adolescents' stereotypes? And third, are adolescents' gender stereotypes associated with their math…
Descriptors: High School Students, Gender Differences, Sex Stereotypes, Longitudinal Studies
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Sicard, Alyson; Martinot, Delphine; Toczek, Marie-Christine; Pironom, Julie; Darnon, Céline – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2021
This study investigates young people's awareness of gender differences in achievement and their reversal between educational and occupational contexts. Girls are generally more academically successful than boys but men still enjoy a superior position in the professional world. The present study therefore aimed to determine whether students were…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, College Students, Student Attitudes, Knowledge Level
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Vandelannote, Isis; Demanet, Jannick – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2021
Despite the massification of higher education, social inequality in higher education outcomes still persists. It is known that secondary schools' socioeconomic composition is at least partly responsible for this social inequality. Nevertheless, the mechanisms by which socioeconomic composition affects higher education enrollment are still poorly…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Influences, School Demography, School Culture, Higher Education
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Iaconelli, Ryan; Anderman, Eric M. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2021
We examined the relationships between teachers' communication styles and students' perceptions of the classroom goal structure. Within the context of high school health classes focused on teaching about HIV/STD/pregnancy prevention, we surveyed 456 students about their teachers' immediacy behaviors, efforts to make course content relevant, and…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Goal Orientation, Classroom Communication, Teacher Role
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Shoval, Ella; Shachaf, Miri; Ramati-Dvir, Ornit; Shulruf, Boaz – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2021
This study examines, through the lens of gender, whether engagement in sports, self-efficacy and grade level affect academic achievements of adolescents. The study comprised 491 10th-12th grade students--218 males and 273 females; 170 participated in competitive sports, 185 participated in non-competitive sports, and 136 were not involved in…
Descriptors: High School Students, Adolescents, Student Participation, Athletics
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Buzzai, Caterina; Filippello, Pina; Costa, Sebastiano; Amato, Verdiana; Sorrenti, Luana – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2021
In accordance with the Self-Determination Theory, the interpersonal behavior of others can support or thwart the basic psychological needs and influence the well-being of students. Furthermore, several studies have shown that problematic internet use has a negative influence on the academic field. However, no studies have investigated the impact…
Descriptors: Internet, Behavior Problems, Academic Achievement, Interpersonal Relationship
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Durkee, Myles I.; Perkins, Tiani R.; Hope, Elan C. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2021
Underrepresented racial minority college students attending predominantly White institutions disproportionately experience school-based racial/ethnic microaggressions, which can impede college satisfaction and college graduation rates. This study examines the longitudinal implications of school-based racial/ethnic microaggressions on college…
Descriptors: College Students, African American Students, Hispanic American Students, Disproportionate Representation
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Noordzij, Gera; Giel, Lisenne; van Mierlo, Heleen – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2021
In this paper, we present a meta-analysis of the motivational and performance effects of experimentally induced achievement goals and the moderating effects of "goal standard" and "goal framing"; comprising 90 studies which provided 235 effect sizes (11,247 participants). The findings show that, relative to performance-approach…
Descriptors: Achievement, Goal Orientation, Motivation, Mastery Learning
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Daniels, Lia M.; Goegan, Lauren D.; Parker, Patti C. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2021
During the northern hemisphere Winter 2020 academic term, university students had to adjust to remote learning in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This abrupt change provided a unique opportunity to examine students' motivation, engagement and perceptions of success and cheating under two learning conditions, namely traditional and remote. We…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Distance Education, Undergraduate Students
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Goodman, Robert J.; Trapp, Stephen K.; Park, Ernest S.; Davis, Jody L. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2021
In a pair of studies, the present research examined mindfulness as a mediator through which perceived support for the basic psychological needs of autonomy and competence facilitate adaptive outcomes in a university classroom setting. In Study 1 (N = 199), dispositional mindfulness mediated the relation between perceived support for autonomy and…
Descriptors: Psychological Needs, Student Needs, College Students, Personal Autonomy
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Jager, Lieke; Denessen, Eddie; Cillessen, Antonius H. N.; Meijer, Paulien C. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2021
This study explored the content and nature of teachers' knowledge and perceptions of their students. The knowledge and perceptions of seven Dutch secondary school teachers regarding the same 33 students in one second-year school class were studied. Each teacher was invited to tell (in 60 s per student) how he/she perceived and what he/she knew…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Student Relationship
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Matsuyama, Yusuke; Subramanian, S. V.; Fujiwara, Takeo – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2021
Higher education increases the likelihood of a healthy and successful life. This study investigated the association between relative deprivation and aspiration for college education in adolescents in Japan. The data of the 2016 survey of the Longitudinal Survey of Newborns in the twenty-first Century, a nationwide birth cohort study following…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Adolescents, Poverty, Academic Aspiration
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Patterson, Meagan M.; Fite, Paula J.; Zucker, Jenna Kelley; Abel, Madelaine R. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2021
Critical consciousness (CC) has been linked to academic and civic engagement for students from marginalized backgrounds, but little work has examined CC for students from more privileged groups. In addition, research indicates that school characteristics may promote the development of CC, but this literature has yet to be fully developed.…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, School Culture, Adolescents, Secondary School Students
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Soylu Yalcinkaya, Nur; Gravelin, Claire R.; Adams, Glenn – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2021
Although many studies have examined gender and racial discrepancies in STEM participation, few have considered variation in the gendered construction of STEM across racial spaces. We applied a cultural psychological perspective to investigate whether variation in conceptions of gender identity across African American and European American settings…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Gender Issues, Masculinity, Black Colleges
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