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Huang, Siqi; Kuo, Ben C. H. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2020
The current study sought to examine the demographic, psychosocial, and cultural predictors of psychological entitlement (PE) and academic entitlement (AE) and their impacts on psychological well-being in a sample of Asian and Caucasian young adults in Canada. This study found that on average, less than 80% of the participants endorsed items…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Predictor Variables, Well Being
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Skaalvik, Cecilie – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2020
The current study explored relations between principal self-efficacy for instructional leadership, emotional exhaustion, engagement, and motivation to quit the work as a principal. Participants in the study were 340 principals in elementary school and high school in five randomly selected counties in Norway. The theoretical frameworks for the…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Self Efficacy, Burnout
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Gao, Su; Long, Haiying; Li, Dan; Yang, Luxi – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2020
Over the past two decades, researchers consistently demonstrated the importance of science teaching approaches and student self-efficacy in influencing their science achievement. These findings have become the foundation of science education reform. However, empirical supports of these relationships are limited to direct relationships and…
Descriptors: Junior High School Students, Self Efficacy, Teaching Methods, Science Instruction
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Gebauer, Miriam M.; McElvany, Nele; Bos, Wilfried; Köller, Olaf; Schöber, Christian – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2020
The present study examined the four sources of self-efficacy (mastery experience, vicarious experience, verbal and social persuasion, and physiological state) and how these predict academic self-efficacy over time in N = 1597 (t[subscript 1]) and N = 1373 (t[subscript 2]) 7th-grade students. We simultaneously differentiated three different…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Socialization, Grade 7, Context Effect
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Šimunovic, Mara; Babarovic, Toni – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2020
In the domain of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, the family still presents an untapped resource for promoting students' motivation and achievement. Based on the premises of the Eccles' model of parental socialization and the expectancy-value theory, this paper provides a comprehensive review of the literature on…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Parent Attitudes, Values, Self Efficacy
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Thornberg, Robert; Wänström, Linda; Elmelid, Rasmus; Johansson, Alexandra; Mellander, Emelie – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2020
The aim of the current study was to examine whether moral disengagement and defender self-efficacy at individual level and collective efficacy to stop peer aggression at classroom level were associated with defending and reinforcing in school bullying situations in late childhood. Self-reported survey data were collected from 1060 Swedish students…
Descriptors: Bullying, Victims, Moral Values, Self Efficacy
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Holmes, Joshua M.; Bowman, Nicholas A.; Murphy, Mary C.; Carter, Evelyn – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
This paper examines the recently developed construct of student identity centrality, which describes the importance of being a student to a person's sense of self. The present study uses multiple college student surveys and institutional data to expand upon initial work in several ways. First, it shows that this construct is measured reliably…
Descriptors: Self Concept, College Students, Correlation, College Credits
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Liu, Lu – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
The notion that students' aspirations are changeable with age is especially important in education aspirations studies. Researchers have acknowledged that individuals' aspirations are changeable and the stability of their aspirations is important for reaching their goals. Despite the finding that the misaligned educational and occupational…
Descriptors: Labor Needs, Educational Needs, Academic Aspiration, Demography
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Simões, Francisco; Calheiros, Maria Manuela – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
The present study tests a model of the interplay between teaching style determinants, interpersonal resources, and teacher burnout dimensions, controlling for teachers' experience variables. Two-hundred and ninety-seven teachers in the Portuguese educational system teaching in a rural region participated in the research. Using a Structural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Styles, Interpersonal Competence, Teacher Burnout
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Martinek, Daniela – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
In education, there is a common understanding that teachers contribute significantly to the motivation of their pupils. However, the instructors' own psychological needs in the tradition of the Self-determination Theory (Ryan and Deci Self-determination theory: basic psychological needs in motivation, development, and wellness, Guilford Press, New…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Self Determination, Secondary School Teachers, Self Efficacy
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Brandmo, Christian; Bråten, Ivar; Schewe, Olav – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
This study examined predictors of test anxiety in a sample of 2528 Norwegian upper-secondary and postsecondary students by means of structural equation modeling. Results showed that personal goals related to career and grades positively predicted test anxiety, whereas self-efficacy beliefs were a negative predictor of test anxiety. In turn,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Anxiety, Secondary School Students, College Students
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Demanet, Jannick; Van Houtte, Mieke – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
Strain theories expect socio-economically disadvantaged students to be overrepresented among perpetrators of school-deviant behavior. Empirical research, however, is inconclusive about the SES-deviance relationship. Recently, strain theorists argued that economic deprivation, rather than a socio-economic status (SES) index is related to…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Disadvantaged Youth, Behavior Problems, Student Behavior
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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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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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Lau, Christina; Kitsantas, Anastasia; Miller, Angela D.; Drogin Rodgers, Ellen B. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
The purpose of this study was to assess the interrelationship of elementary students' perceived responsibility for learning, self-efficacy, and sources of self-efficacy in mathematics, and differentiation as a function of gender and grade level. Participants in this study included 442 third-, fourth-, and fifth-grade students from U.S.…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Advanced Placement Programs
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