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Meggiolaro, Silvia – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
This study investigates the importance of information and communication technology (ICT) use in the mathematics achievement scores of Italian secondary school students, with particular attention paid to the role of gender in the ICT-maths performance relationship. Data from the 2012 Programme for International Student Assessment study allow to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Achievement, Gender Differences, Technology Uses in Education
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Chen, Ru-Si; Tu, Chia-Ching – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
Integrating Internet-related applications into preschool instructional activities can enable children to develop multiple aspects of their learning abilities as well as their cognitive, affective, and relevant skills. Because of the trends toward an Internet society and parents' expectations from preschools, many teachers have considered parents'…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Internet, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Fatou, Nicolas; Kubiszewski, Violaine – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
Students' engagement is known to be associated with academic success and to prevent school dropouts. While many studies have considered this variable when examining school trajectories, more research is needed to investigate the factors that may sustain and promote engagement in school, regarded as a multidimensional construct (affective vs.…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Learner Engagement, Case Studies, Correlation
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Trusz, Slawomir – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
The study tested 4 direct and 28 indirect teacher expectancy effects on students' results in the mathematics and literacy sections of the matriculation test, and their final marks in the 12th-grade mathematics and literacy class. The following were considered as mediators: student self-esteem, their self-expectancy, and time spent learning…
Descriptors: Teacher Expectations of Students, Mathematics Achievement, Literacy, Outcomes of Education
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Curseu, Petru Lucian; Chappin, Maryse M. H.; Jansen, Rob J. G. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
Collaborative learning is often used in higher education to help students develop their teamwork skills and acquire curricular knowledge. In this paper we test a mediation model in which the quality of group discussions mediates the impact of gender diversity and group motivation on collaborative learning effectiveness. Our results show that the…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Cooperative Learning, Group Discussion, Self Evaluation (Groups)
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Areepattamannil, Shaljan; Freeman, John G.; Klinger, Don A. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
Although a growing body of quantitative research has examined the non-cognitive factors affecting the school engagement and performance of adolescents across cultures, there is relatively sparse qualitative research investigating the perceptions of adolescents regarding the factors influencing their engagement and performance in school. This focus…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Immigrants, Academic Achievement, Self Determination
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Jereb, Eva; Urh, Marko; Jerebic, Janja; Šprajc, Polona – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
Plagiarism is increasingly prevalent in the educational and research culture in higher education. Students are more and more looking for quick solutions when writing research papers and theses. In this paper, students' awareness of plagiarism and possible gender differences in this awareness are presented. Gender differences in plagiarism…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, College Students, Plagiarism, Student Behavior
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Donat, Matthias; Gallschütz, Christoph; Dalbert, Claudia – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
In a cross-sectional questionnaire study with N = 1658 German students, aged between 12 and 17 years (M = 14.1, SD = 0.5), we investigated the relation of students' personal belief in a just world (BJW) to their school absenteeism and functions of school refusal behavior. In accordance with recent studies which identified negative relations…
Descriptors: Justice, Student Experience, Questionnaires, Beliefs
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Anthenien, Amber Maree; DeLozier, Sarah J.; Neighbors, Clayton; Rhodes, Matthew G. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
We examined the extent to which college students' self-reported study strategy use relates to perceived peer strategy use, allowing us to determine whether college students misperceive peers' use of different study strategies. College students (n = 195) reported their use and perceived peer use of 10 different study strategies. Study strategy use…
Descriptors: College Students, Study Habits, Learning Strategies, Student Behavior
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Burleigh, Tyler J.; Meegan, Daniel V. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
When students are faced with the decision of whether to assist a peer, they should be sensitive to the potential risks associated with doing so. Two factors associated with risky helping behaviour in the classroom are: (1) the grading practices that are used, and (2) knowledge of a peer's relative status. Normative ("curved") grading…
Descriptors: Risk, Grading, Peer Relationship, Competition
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Ehrhardt-Madapathi, Natalie; Pretsch, Johanna; Schmitt, Manfred – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
What are the long-term effects of justice and injustice in school? This longitudinal study examined the bidirectional relationships of classroom justice with students' behavioral problems, well-being, and joy of learning. Using systematic observation on the single-child level, teachers and external observers made high and low inference justice…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Teaching Methods, Teacher Student Relationship, Elementary School Teachers
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Lindeman, Meghan I. H.; Durik, Amanda M.; Hall, Garret J. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
Interventions that prompt learners to generate their own ideas about how material is valuable are promising for inspiring engagement. Drawing from research on the availability bias, we investigated how the learners' subjective experience of generating ideas about the value of a domain (i.e., ease of coming up with ideas) affects perceptions of the…
Descriptors: Intervention, Student Experience, Bias, Active Learning
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Pit-ten Cate, Ineke M.; Glock, Sabine – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
Educational inequalities may be derived from differential teacher expectations toward students from different backgrounds. Such expectations may be associated with stereotypical beliefs and attitudes, which guide behavior and judgments. Although ample research is available concerning differential teacher attitudes based on student ethnicity, few…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Educational Attainment, Parent Background, Questionnaires
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Anderman, Eric M.; Eseplage, Dorothy L.; Reddy, Linda A.; McMahon, Susan D.; Martinez, Andrew; Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Reynolds, Cecil; Paul, Narmada – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
Violence perpetrated against teachers is prevalent and has the potential to adversely affect teachers' well-being, efficacy, and longevity in the profession. In this study, we examined teachers' reactions after having experienced violence, specifically examining the roles of attributional processes. In collaboration with the American Psychological…
Descriptors: Teacher Response, Teaching Experience, Violence, Attribution Theory
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Murdock-Perriera, Lisel Alice; Sedlacek, Quentin Charles – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
Teacher expectancy effects, the class of phenomena in which teacher beliefs about students influence student outcomes, are widely believed to operate through recursive processes of teacher-student interaction. Recent work in "wise" interventions has shown profound and robust effects in educational domains, and has attributed these…
Descriptors: Teacher Expectations of Students, Teacher Student Relationship, Intervention, Empathy
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