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Impact of social and dimensional comparisons on student's mathematical and English subject-interest at the beginning of secondary school
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, , Department of Educational Research, Germany ; , Center for Educational Science and Psychology, Germany ; , Department of Educational Research, Germany

Learning and Instruction Volume 34, Number 1, ISSN 0959-4752 Publisher: Elsevier Ltd

Abstract

Recent studies have analyzed social and dimensional comparisons simultaneously in order to consider their impact on students' academic self-concept (e.g., Chiu, 2012). Thereby, social comparisons refer to comparisons with the achievement level of students' classmates, whereas dimensional comparisons comprise comparisons between students' individual achievements across different domains. This paper analyzes whether both achievement comparisons influence students' subject-interest in mathematics and English (as a first foreign language). The analyses are based on

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Schurtz, I.M., Pfost, M., Nagengast, B. & Artelt, C. (2014). Impact of social and dimensional comparisons on student's mathematical and English subject-interest at the beginning of secondary school. Learning and Instruction, 34(1), 32-41. Elsevier Ltd. Retrieved October 19, 2020 from .

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Full text is availabe on Science Direct: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.learninstruc.2014.08.001

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