British Journal of Educational Psychology
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Self-control as predictor of school grades, life balance, and flow in adolescents.
Background. Recently, several studies have shown that strength of self-control is a crucial factor in determining positive outcomes in individuals' lives. Most attention has been directed to the relationships that self-control has with learning and academic achievement. Aims. This ar...
Teacher beliefs, teacher characteristics, and school contextual factors: what are the relationships?
Background. There is a plethora of research around student beliefs and their contribution to student outcomes. However, there is less research in relation to teacher beliefs. Teacher factors are important to consider since beliefs mould thoughts and resultant instructional behaviours...
Cognitive ability, academic achievement and academic self-concept: extending the internal/external frame of reference model.
Background. Marsh's internal/external (I/E) frame of reference model depicts the relationship between achievement and self-concept in specific academic domains. Few efforts have been made to examine concurrent relationships among cognitive ability, achievement, and academic self-co...
The influence of prior knowledge on the retrieval-directed function of note taking in prior knowledge activation.
Background. Prior knowledge activation facilitates learning. Note taking during prior knowledge activation (i.e., note taking directed at retrieving information from memory) might facilitate the activation process by enabling learners to build an external representation of their pr...
Causal ordering of academic self-concept and achievement: Effects of type of achievement measure.
Researchers should interpret the results of causal ordering studies discerningly because the type of measure chosen as an indicator of achievement might affect the causal pattern between academic self-concept and achievement....
Direct and indirect effects of parents' education on reading achievement among third graders in Sweden.
Cultural reproduction starts in the very early childhood, in informal settings where reading aloud is an important activity. The knowledge of written language that children have at the time for school-start influences further reading acquisition....
Epistemological beliefs in child care: implications for vocational education.
Implications for the need to address epistemological beliefs in vocational education programmes for child care workers are discussed....
Bullying and victimization at school: the role of mothers.
Social learning literature is used in order to describe the contextual parameters of peer aggression, and specifically bullying and victimization. The aim of the present study was to examine the influence of maternal characteristics on their child's victimization or bullying experience at school. Th...
Teachers as scholars of their students' conceptions of learning: a Hong Kong investigation.
The need for effective teachers to reflect on their students' thinking is now generally recognized. Moreover, the study of students' conceptions of learning and their impact on learning outcomes has become a popular area of research. But are teachers aware of their students' conceptions and do they...
Re-examining the effects of noncontingent success on self-handicapping behaviour.
Self-handicapping refers to the practice on the part of certain individuals to handicap their performance when poor performance is likely to reveal low ability. Noncontingent success (feedback that is inflated relative to performance) is more likely to promote self-handicapping behaviour than noncon...