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Rapa, Luke J.; Diemer, Matthew A.; Roseth, Cary J. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2020
This small-scale field experiment tests whether an adapted values-affirmation intervention enhances youths' academic achievement and mitigates social identity threat while simultaneously raising capacity to promote social change via the development of "critical consciousness" (CC). CC is the critical analysis of inequitable social…
Descriptors: Intervention, Academic Achievement, Critical Theory, Consciousness Raising
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Kessels, Ursula; Heyder, Anke – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2020
Disruptive student behavior is a frequent part of school life, most often shown by male students and related to many negative academic outcomes. In this study, we examined the psychological benefits of engaging in disruptive behavior for low-achieving students from an attributional perspective. In an experimental vignette study of 178 ninth…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Student Behavior, Low Achievement, Attribution Theory
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Day, Elizabeth; Dotterer, Aryn M. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2020
School choice has received national attention in the United States from policymakers and professionals as a way to improve parents' social capital and subsequent academic outcomes for adolescents. However, limited work has empirically tested the links among school choice, social capital, and academic outcomes, particularly for high school…
Descriptors: School Choice, Social Capital, Parents, Academic Achievement
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Trusz, Slawomir – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2020
The article attempts to answer the question why females prefer humanities/social studies, whereas males opt for technology/science. For this purpose, the study majors selected by 445 females and 431 males were linked by logit functions with: (1) parents' and (2) teachers' expectancies, (3) students' self-expectancies, (4) their self-concepts of…
Descriptors: Females, Humanities, Social Studies, Males
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Nouwen, Ward; Clycq, Noel – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
Tackling early leaving from education and training (ELET) is one of the main education policy targets of the European Union and many of its member states. This paper offers new insights on this issue by studying how so-called at-risk students develop their educational trajectory by embedding their attitudes towards and engagement in schooling…
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Learner Engagement, Urban Schools, At Risk Students
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Starr, Christine R.; Leaper, Campbell – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
Professionals in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) are often stereotyped as geniuses and nerds (e.g., socially awkward). These stereotypes may demotivate some individuals from pursuing or remaining in STEM. However, these beliefs may enhance motivation among individuals who feel that they fit in with the stereotype. Guided by…
Descriptors: High School Students, Student Attitudes, Adolescent Attitudes, Self Concept
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Havik, Trude; Ertesvåg, Sigrun K. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
The aim of this study was to explore trajectories of teachers' instructional support as perceived by students during a national initiative to develop lower secondary schools. Grade eight and nine students (N = 815) from nine Norwegian schools participated in three waves of data collection within one-and-a-half academic years. Growth mixture model…
Descriptors: Academic Support Services, Student Attitudes, Teacher Student Relationship, Secondary School Teachers
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Burger, Andri; Naudé, Luzelle – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
The aim of this study was to investigate the predictors of academic success of South African students. The study focused on 164 first to fourth year students. The extent to which students' grade 12 performance, the type of high school they attended and their academic self-concepts contributed to their academic success during the entry and…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Academic Achievement, Success, Grade 12
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Kaplan, Haya – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
The study is based on self-determination theory and focuses on the motivation of high-achieving Bedouin students who belong to a hierarchical-collectivist society. The study focuses on the question: What are the relations between teachers' autonomy support and control and an optimal learning experience among students? The study is unique in its…
Descriptors: Arabs, Minority Group Students, High Achievement, Self Determination
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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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Simpkins, Sandra; Estrella, Gabriel; Gaskin, Erin; Kloberdanz, Erin – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
Based on the Eccles' expectancy-value theory, the objectives of this study were (1) to examine the longitudinal relations between Latino parents' science beliefs, parents' science support, and high school students' science motivational beliefs, and (2) to test whether these relations varied by familism values and adolescent gender. Multi-informant…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Parent Attitudes, Student Motivation, Parent Child Relationship
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Evans, Paul; Martin, Andrew J.; Ivcevic, Zorana – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
With a growing interest in well-being as an outcome of schooling, there is an increased need for research on how to enable it in students' academic lives. This study examined personality and coping strategies as predictors of students' well-being outcomes at school using structural equation modelling. Students (N = 328) completed measures of…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Coping, Well Being, Stress Variables
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Chervonsky, Elizabeth; Hunt, Caroline – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
The ability to regulate emotions appropriately and effectively is important in maintaining positive social interactions and outcomes. The current study investigated the association between the habitual use of suppression and reappraisal, and involvement in bullying in high school. Other social outcomes, such as current social satisfaction and…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Self Control, Correlation, High School Students
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Wolff, Fabian; Helm, Friederike; Möller, Jens – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
Students compare their achievement in a subject with their classmates' achievements (social comparison), their own prior achievements (temporal comparison), and their achievements in other subjects (dimensional comparison), which can each be better (upward comparison), equal (lateral comparison), or worse (downward comparison). Prior research has…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, High School Students, Foreign Countries, Testing
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