research product . Lecture . 2009

Psychologically Controlling Teaching (PCT): Examining self-regulated learning and achievement outcomes and antecedents

Sierens, Eline; Soenens, Bart; Vansteenkiste, Maarten; Goossens, Luc; Dochy, Filip;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2009
  • Country: Belgium
Teacher psychological control refers to subtly pressuring students toward particular outcomes, for example by using guilt-induction and silent treatment. The major goal of the present research was examining the dynamics (i.e., consequences, mediators, and antecedents) of teacher psychological control using a structural equation modelling approach. Study 1 (consequences and mediators; N = 533 adolescents) found that teachers’ use of psychological control predicted the use of meta-cognitive/meta-motivational and meta-emotional strategies in students negatively, but was not related to deep-level cognitive strategy use. Furthermore, evidence was found for a (partial...
Medical Subject Headings: education
free text keywords: psychologically controlling teaching, self-regulated learning
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