Expectation Formation for All? Group Differences in Student Response to Signals about Academic Performance

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Expectation Formation for All? Group Differences in Student Response to Signals about Academic Performance. / Karlson, Kristian Bernt.

In: The Sociological Quarterly, Vol. 60, No. 4, 10.2019, p. 716-737.

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Karlson, KB 2019, 'Expectation Formation for All? Group Differences in Student Response to Signals about Academic Performance', The Sociological Quarterly, vol. 60, no. 4, pp. 716-737. https://doi.org/10.1080/00380253.2019.1580549

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Karlson, K. B. (2019). Expectation Formation for All? Group Differences in Student Response to Signals about Academic Performance. The Sociological Quarterly, 60(4), 716-737. https://doi.org/10.1080/00380253.2019.1580549

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Karlson KB. Expectation Formation for All? Group Differences in Student Response to Signals about Academic Performance. The Sociological Quarterly. 2019 Oct;60(4):716-737. https://doi.org/10.1080/00380253.2019.1580549

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Karlson, Kristian Bernt. / Expectation Formation for All? Group Differences in Student Response to Signals about Academic Performance. In: The Sociological Quarterly. 2019 ; Vol. 60, No. 4. pp. 716-737.

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abstract = "Theories of adolescent expectation formation hypothesize that socially and academically disadvantaged students are less responsive to signals about their academic performance when forming educational expectations. To test this hypothesis, I examine variation in student responses to new information about their academic performance by a rich set of background characteristics. I find little support for the hypothesis. In contrast, low-SES students who are high performing or come from supportive home environments appear to be the most responsive to new information about their academic performance. I discuss the implications of this finding for research on expectation formation among adolescents.",
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