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The multidimensional self-concept in school contexts: Extending empirical findings

This research aims to extend existing empirical self-concept research and theory in school contexts. For this purpose, open research questions are considered focusing on the internal structure of self-concept, its determination, outcome relations, and gender and age effects.

Project description

The construct self-concept is conceptualized as individuals’ self-perceptions. It has been found to be multidimensional, to have domain-specific structure, so that within the school domain, students’ academic self-concept is of high relevance and interest for research and practice.

This research aims to extend existing empirical self-concept research and theory. For this purpose, open research questions are considered focusing on the internal structure of self-concept, its determination, outcome relations, and gender and age effects. The task is realized by analyzing data specially collected for this purpose, but also by doing secondary data analyses. Consequently, a wide student population is considered including both elementary and secondary school students. The given data sets are analyzed cross-sectionally as well as longitudinally

Project management

Katrin Arens

Project details

State:
Current projects
Duration:
Since 2011
Funding:
DIPF
Department: Department of Education and Human Development
Contact: Katrin Arens
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