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Big-Fish-Little-Pond Effect: Generalizability and Moderation-Two Sides of the Same Coin

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Research evidence for the big-fish-little-pond effect (BFLPE) has demonstrated that attending high-ability schools has a negative effect on academic self-concept. Utilizing multilevel modeling with the 2003 Program for International Student Assessment database, the present investigation evaluated the generalizability and robustness of the BFLPE across 16 individual student characteristics. The constructs examined covered two broad areas: academic self-regulation based on a theoretical framewo...

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10.3102/0002831209350493

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Education
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Author
Journal:
AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH JOURNAL More from this journal
Volume:
47
Issue:
2
Pages:
390-433
Publication date:
2010-06-01
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EISSN:
1935-1011
ISSN:
0002-8312
Language:
English
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uuid:fa0bcfeb-903b-4da6-918a-3c8e835b17f1
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103398
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2012-12-19

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