Thesis / Dissertation

Collaborative Problem-Solving and Academic Performance of Adolescents: The role of activity achievement emotions

Jesus Leonardo Camacho Morles, Lindsay Oades (ed.)

Published : 2019

Abstract

This thesis examined the relative incidence, origins, and influence of achievement emotions in academic performance, including collaborative problem-solving (CPS). A theoretical model was tested to investigate whether individual differences in the intensity of achievement emotions experienced by students while completing CPS tasks would be linked to their effort regulation, which in turn, would predict CPS social and cognitive performance. It was also hypothesised that students’ achievement emotions would influence their levels of participation, responsiveness, and perspective-taking during the activity affecting, in turn, their final social CPS performance. The sample consisted of 100 adol..

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