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International Journal of Educational Research

Volume 50, Number 4

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Patterns of motivation among adolescents with biased and accurate self-efficacy beliefs

    Eleftheria N. Gonida & Angeliki Leondari

    The motivational pattern of adolescents with biased and accurate self-efficacy beliefs in language and/or in math was examined in the current study. A sample of 6119 adolescents completed self... More

    pp. 209-220

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  2. Stability of biases in self-evaluation and relations to well-being among elementary school children

    Thérèse Bouffard, Carole Vezeau, Mathieu Roy & Aurélie Lengelé

    This paper aims to investigate to what extent a bias in self-evaluation is an enduring characteristic among children, and whether there is a relationship between the trajectory of children's self... More

    pp. 221-229

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  3. Self-evaluation accuracy and satisfaction with performance: Are there affective costs or benefits of positive self-evaluation bias?

    Susanne Narciss, Hermann Koerndle & Markus Dresel

    This paper examines how self-evaluation biases may influence satisfaction with performance. A review of theoretical positions suggests there are two views, both of which are supported by studies... More

    pp. 230-240

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  4. Positive biases in self-assessment of mathematics competence, achievement goals, and mathematics performance

    Caroline Dupeyrat, Christian Escribe, Nathalie Huet & Isabelle Régner

    The study examined how biases in self-evaluations of math competence relate to achievement goals and progress in math achievement. It was expected that performance goals would be related to... More

    pp. 241-250

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  5. Are positive illusions about academic competence always adaptive, under all circumstances: New results and future directions

    Ruth Butler

    The papers in this special issue provide a comprehensive examination of the prevalence and implications of positive biases in perceived academic competence at different ages in different countries.... More

    pp. 251-256

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