Mediation Analysis of the Relationship Between Educational Capital, Learning Capital, and Underachievement Among Gifted Secondary School Students

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Título: Mediation Analysis of the Relationship Between Educational Capital, Learning Capital, and Underachievement Among Gifted Secondary School Students
Autor/es: Veas, Alejandro | Castejón, Juan Luis | O'Reilly, Colm | Ziegler, Albert
Grupo/s de investigación o GITE: Habilidades, Competencias e Instrucción
Centro, Departamento o Servicio: Universidad de Alicante. Departamento de Psicología Evolutiva y Didáctica
Palabras clave: Giftedness | Underachievement | Aciotope model of giftedness | Educational capital | Learning capital
Área/s de conocimiento: Psicología Evolutiva y de la Educación
Fecha de publicación: 21-sep-2018
Editor: SAGE Publications
Cita bibliográfica: Journal for the Education of the Gifted. 2018, 41(4): 369-385. doi:10.1177/0162353218799436
Resumen: The underachievement of gifted students is a serious problem in gifted education. Although analytic research strategies have identified many causes of underachievement, this kind of approach still needs to be complemented by synthetic research strategies. The actiotope model of giftedness, for example, suggests that the effect of educational capital on achievement is mediated by learning capital. In an empirical study with a sample of 143 gifted Spanish secondary school students, educational capital was characterized by various forms of parental involvement aimed at the learning successes of children. Learning capital was represented by two types of learning strategies: metacognitive strategies and elaboration strategies. Following the method developed by Baron and Kenny, the hypothesized mediation of learning capital between educational capital and school achievement was confirmed.
Patrocinador/es: This work has been developed thanks to an academic stay of the corresponding author at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (Germany), which was supported by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (reference of the grants: EEBB-I-16-11228).
ISSN: 0162-3532 (Print) | 2162-9501 (Online)
DOI: 10.1177/0162353218799436
Idioma: eng
Tipo: info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Derechos: © The Author(s) 2018
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