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Bonefeld, Meike; Dickhäuser, Oliver; Karst, Karina – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2020
It is important for teachers to be able to accurately assess students' performance. Such judgments can be influenced by characteristics of the student Südkamp et al. (J Educ Psychol 104:743-762, 2012. 10.1037/a0027627). Besides students' actual performance, students' group characteristics (e.g., gender or immigration background) may effect…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Mathematics Tests, Grade 2
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Begrich, Lukas; Fauth, Benjamin; Kunter, Mareike – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2020
In recent decades, the assessment of instructional quality has grown into a popular and well-funded arm of educational research. The present study contributes to this field by exploring first impressions of untrained raters as an innovative approach of assessment. We apply the thin slice procedure to obtain ratings of instructional quality along…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Expertise, Classroom Techniques, Educational Assessment
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Baadte, Christiane – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2020
Studies have provided empirical evidence, that teachers' judgments of students' academic performance are biased by social stereotypes. Thus, in the present study it was tested whether the impact of stereotypes about immigrant students, students with a low socioeconomic status and male students on preservice teachers' evaluations can be reduced by…
Descriptors: Ethnic Stereotypes, Immigrants, Low Income Students, Gender Differences
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Fromuth, Mary Ellen; Bass, Jeffery E.; Kelly, David B.; Davis, Teresa L.; Chan, Kin Leong – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
The current study examined the relationship of academic entitlement with student attitudes (e.g., locus of control, motivation) and academic behavior. Participants were 272 (96 men, 176 women) undergraduate students enrolled in general psychology and recruited from a psychology research pool. In groups, participants individually completed a…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Expectation, Student Behavior, Correlation
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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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Burger, Andri; Naude, Luzelle – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
The aim of the study was to investigate the differences between the academic success and the factors contributing to the success of first- and continuous-generation students in higher education within the South African context. Continuous-generation students achieved significantly higher levels of academic success and reported higher levels of…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries, Student Educational Objectives
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Vettori, Giulia; Bigozzi, Lucia; Miniati, Francesco; Vezzani, Claudio; Pinto, Giuliana – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
This study was conducted to track conceptions of learning among pre-service teachers and to verify whether they can be grouped in profiles. A sample of 232 pre-service teachers took part in this research. A self-report instrument was administered to discover their conceptions of learning. A factorial analysis allowed us to build a model of eight…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Educational Attitudes, Profiles
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Räty, Hannu; Kozlinska, Inna; Kasanen, Kati; Siivonen, Päivi; Komulainen, Katri; Hytti, Ulla – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
The aim of this study was to examine what sort of ability expectations university students have about the requirements of working life, and how the perception of these expectations relate to students' perceptions of their own employability. The participants comprised a sample of students (N = 1819) from two Finnish universities, representing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employment Potential, Expectation, Student Attitudes
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Jones, Brett D.; Carter, Devin – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine the extent to which college students' perceptions of a course predicted their engagement and, subsequently, their learning in the course. This study is needed because relatively few studies have examined the relationships between several different class perceptions, engagement, and learning (as opposed to…
Descriptors: Correlation, Student Attitudes, Learner Engagement, College Students
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Vahidnia, Fatemeh; Ghonsooly, Behzad; Shahriari, Hesamoddin – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
The teacher's pet phenomenon is generally regarded as a negative concept by both teachers and students as it violates the principle of fairness. A careful review of the existing literature reveals that the concept of 'teacher's pet' is taken for granted and therefore no inclusive definition has been provided. In response to this gap, the present…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, College Faculty, Teacher Student Relationship
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Jackson, Matthew C.; Leal, Christina C.; Zambrano, Jeanette; Thoman, Dustin B. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
Although interest development is often conceptualized as a process that occurs within an individual, interest can be developed through various social mechanisms. Messages that suggest that one is or is not welcome within a context may serve to bolster or attenuate interest in those contexts. In a sample of first semester freshmen undergraduate…
Descriptors: Student Interests, College Freshmen, Science Instruction, Interpersonal Communication
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Los, Ryan; Schweinle, Amy – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
In response to the recent call from educational psychology for comprehensive models of academic achievement (Linnenbrink-Garcia and Patall, in: Corno, Anderman (eds) Handbook of educational psychology, Taylor and Francis, New York, 2015. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203874790), this study used multiple theories of motivation and instructional…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Correlation, Outcomes of Education, Academic Achievement
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Pörhölä, Maili; Almonkari, Merja; Kunttu, Kristina – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
This study examines how individuals' engagement in bullying at school and at university relates to the anxiety they feel in general and in various learning situations in which students interact during their higher education. It was predicted that, of the individuals who have experiences of bullying (in the role of bully, victim, or in a dual role…
Descriptors: Bullying, Anxiety, Student Attitudes, Psychological Patterns
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Rasooli, Amirhossein; DeLuca, Christopher; Rasegh, Abdollah; Fathi, Sajad – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
Conceptualizing fairness through social psychology theory has recently been called for in classroom assessment (CA) literature. This study used two open-ended questionnaires to explore university students' critical incidents of fairness and unfairness and their affective and behavioral reactions to experiences of un/fairness. The findings showed…
Descriptors: College Students, Justice, Student Attitudes, Psychological Patterns
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Mills, Ida M.; Mills, Bradley S. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
It is generally accepted by educators and social psychologists that non-cognitive factors influence learning. Students who have a fixed view of intelligence believe that abilities are permanent. They view set-backs and the need for effort as evidence of lack of ability. Students with a growth mindset believe that intelligence and abilities are…
Descriptors: Remedial Mathematics, Intervention, College Students, Student Attitudes
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