Trending Topic Research: Non-Cognitive Outcomes
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School leaders are increasingly focused on students' non-cognitive skills and outcomes - such as interpersonal and communication skills, perseverance, and self-discipline - as a way to enhance their overall academic performance. Interest in developing and enhancing students' non-cognitive skills is increasing as research in the area becomes more robust. 

The following compendium of open-access articles are inclusive of all substantive AERA journal content regarding non-cognitive outcomes published since 2013. This page will be updated as new articles are published. 

AERA Journal Articles

Note: Articles are listed below in reverse chronological order of publication. Click here for the list by author’s last name. 

The Play's the Thing: Experimentally Examining the Social and Cognitive Effects of School Field Trips to Live Theater Performances
Educational Researcher March 2018
Researchers find significant educational benefits from seeing live theater, including higher levels of tolerance, social perspective taking, and stornger command of the plot and vocabulary of those plays.
Authors: Jay P. Greene, Heidi H. Erickson, Angela R. Watson

The Effects of No Child Left Behind on Children's Socioemotional Outcomes
AERA Open August 2017
This study found that the inroduction of high-stakes test accountability did not have consistenet sifnificant effects on these socioemotional outcomes.
Authors: Camile R. Whitney, Christopher A. Candelaria

Social Cognitive Constructs Are Just as Stable as the Big Five Between Grades 5 and 8
AERA Open July 2017
Researchers compared the mutability of the Big Five personality traits and social cognitive constructs described as socioemotional skills or motivational variables.
Authors: Sven Rieger, Richard Gollner, Marion Spengler

Extracurricular Activity Participation in High School: Mechanisms Linking Participation to Math Achievement and 4-Year College Attendance
American Educational Research Journal October 2016
Researchers examined extracurricular participation in High School and its connections to math achievement and 4-year college attendance.
Authors: David S. Morris

Measurement Matters: Assessing Personal Qualities Other Than Cognitive Ability for Educational Purposes
Educational Researcher May 2015
Researchers found that debate over the optimal name for "noncognitive" obscures substantial agreement about the specific attributes worth measuring. 
Authors: Angela L. Duckworth, David Scott Yeager

Improving Outcome Measures Other Than Achievement
AERA Open May 2015
Researchers examine outcome measures other than achievement, including child health, emotional/psychological development, educational achievement/attainment, social behavior, and social relationships. 
Authors: Kristin Anderson Moore, Laura H. Lippman, Renee Ryberg

Classmates With Disabilities and Students' Noncognitive Outcomes
Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis March 2015
The researcher found that students with a greater number of classmates with disabilities have higher externalizing and internalizing behavioral problems and lower frequencies of self-control, approaches to learning, and interpersonal skills. 
Authors: Michael A. Gottfried

By Author

Candelaria, Christopher A.chris.candelaria@vanderbilt.edu
-The Effects of No Child Left Behind on Children's Socioemotional Outcomes

Duckworth, Angela L.aduckworth@characterlab.org
-Measurement Matters: Assessing Personal Qualities Other Than Cognitive Ability for Educational Purposes

Erickson, Heidi H.hh018@uark.edu
-The Play's the Thing: Experimentally Examining the Social and Cognitive Effects of School Field Trips to Live Theater Performances

Gottfried, Michael A. - mgottfried@education.ucsb.edu
-Classmates With Disabilities and Students' Noncognitive Outcomes

Gollner, Richard - richard.goellner@uni-tuebingen.de
-Social Cognitive Construct Are Just as Stable as the Big Five Between Grades 5 and 8

Greene, Jay P.jpg@uark.edu
-The Play's the Thig: Experimentally Examining the Social and Cognitive Effects of School Field Trips to Live Theater Performances

Lippman, Laura H. - No Email Available
-Improving Outcome Measures Other Than Achievement

Morre, Kristin.kmoore@childtrends.org
-Improving Outcome Measures Other Than Achievement

Morris, David S.morrisds@cofc.edu
-Extracurricular Activity Participation in High School: Mechanisms Linking Participation to Math Achievement and 4-Year College Attendance

Reiger, Sven - sven.rieger@uni-tuebingen.de 
-Social Cognitive Construct Are Just as Stable as the Big Five Between Grades 5 and 8

Reyberg, Renee - No Email Available
-Improving Outcome Measures Other Than Achievement

Spengler, Marion - marion.spengler@uni-tuebingen.de
-Social Cognitive Construct Are Just as Stable as the Big Five Between Grades 5 and 8

Watson, Angela R.arw007@uark.edu
-The Play's the Thig: Experimentally Examining the Social and Cognitive Effects of School Field Trips to Live Theater Performances

Whitney, Camille R.cwhitney@gmail.com
-The Effects of No Child Left Behind on Children's Socioemotional Outcomes

Yeager, Daviddyeager@utexas.edu
-Measurement Matters: Assessing Personal Qualities Other Than Cognitive Ability for Educational Purposes

 
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