publication . Article . 2014

The Beliefs of Students, Parents and Teachers about Internal Factors of Academic Achievement

Helena Smrtnik Vitulić; Irena Lesar;
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2014 Journal: Revija za Elementarno Izobraževanje (issn: 1855-4431, eissn: 1855-4431, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Primorska, University of Maribor
Abstract
The main purpose of this paper was to determine the beliefs of students, teachers and parents about the internal factors of academic achievement and to verify whether their beliefs vary. In this paper the beliefs about the internal factors of academic achievement: personality traits, intellectual ability, language competence, interest in the subject and locus of control are thematised. The sample included 516 students from grades 5, 7 and 9 of 12 different basic schools in central Slovenia, 408 of their parents and 195 teachers. Amongst the broad range of personality traits in the survey questionnaire, parents selected openness and conscientiousness as the most ...
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free text keywords: beliefs, academic achievement, internal factors, students, parents, teachers, Education, L
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