NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Audience
Teachers3
Laws, Policies, & Programs
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 31 to 45 of 102 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Hutcheon, Greg; Campbell, Marilyn; Stewart, Judith – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2012
The purpose of this study was to investigate whether an approach to developing word lists centred on etymological roots would improve the spelling performance of older primary school students. Participants were 46 students in the last year of primary school in south-east Queensland (31 girls and 15 boys) across three classes, with two classes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Spelling, Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Abd-El-Fattah, Sabry M.; AL-Nabhani, Hilal Z. – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2012
This study examined the relationships among implicit self-theories, achievement goals, and academic delay of gratification. Do achievement goals mediate the relationship between implicit self-theories and academic delay of gratification? A sample of 195 Omani high school students rated themselves on three measures tapping these constructs. A path…
Descriptors: Path Analysis, Delay of Gratification, College Students, Intelligence
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Metallidou, Panayiota; Diamantidou, Eleni; Konstantinopoulou, Eleni; Megari, Kalliopi – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2012
The study aimed at providing evidence for the development of children's beliefs about everyday reasoning. A total of 116 third, fifth, and seventh graders participated in the study. They were examined individually with 14 everyday thinking scenarios which have been developed by Amsterlaw (2006). After each scenario, children were asked to evaluate…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Elementary School Students, Grade 5, Grade 7
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
McConnell, Megan; Moss, Ellen – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2011
The purpose of this paper is to provide a comprehensive review of the empirical findings on the stability of attachment from infancy through adulthood. More specifically, the paper discusses the longitudinal research concerning the continuity of attachment from infancy to adulthood as well as those studies that have assessed stability within a…
Descriptors: Infants, Adolescents, Adults, Longitudinal Studies
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Lynn, Lisa N.; Cuskelly, Monica; O'Callaghan, Michael J.; Gray, Peter H. – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2011
Survival rates are increasing for children born extremely preterm, yet despite the majority of these children having IQ scores within the average range, 50-70% of these children have later school difficulties. This paper reviews factors associated with academic difficulties in these children, emphasizing the contributions of executive functions…
Descriptors: Learning Problems, Educational Objectives, Outcomes of Education, Academic Achievement
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Roberts, Rachel M.; Moar, Kathy; Scott, Rhys – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2011
There has been almost no investigation of reports produced by interdisciplinary teams. Feedback was obtained from 30 teachers regarding a typical (but fictional) report written by the Children's Assessment Team at Flinders Medical Centre. Quantitative and thematic analysis revealed that the same features that contribute to the effectiveness of a…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Research Reports, Foreign Countries, Primary Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Headley, Clea J.; Campbell, Marilyn A. – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2011
This study investigated the ability of primary school teachers to recognise and refer children with anxiety symptoms. Two hundred and ninety-nine primary school teachers completed a questionnaire exploring their recognition and referral responses to five hypothetical vignettes that described boys and girls with varying severity of anxiety…
Descriptors: Anxiety Disorders, Teachers, Referral, Anxiety
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Abd-El-Fattah, Sabry M.; Patrick, Rosan R. – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2011
The aim of the present study is to examine the relationships among achievement motivation orientations and academic achievement and interest and whether achievement goals mediate these relationships. A sample of 503 students aged 14-16 years from 8 secondary schools in two Australia cities responded to a questionnaire package, comprising measures…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Need, Motivation, Program Effectiveness
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Wright, Craig; Conlon, Elizabeth; Wright, Michalle; Dyck, Murray – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2011
Dyslexia is a common presenting condition in clinic and educational settings. Unlike the homogenous groups used in randomised trials, educators typically manage children who have multiple developmental problems. Investigations are required into how these complex cases respond to treatment identified as efficacious by controlled trials. This study…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Intervention, Asperger Syndrome, Dyslexia
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Bushnell, Catherine; Kemp, Nenagh; Martin, Frances Heritage – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2011
This study investigated 10- to 12-year-old Australian children's text-messaging practices and their relationship to traditional spelling ability. Of the 227 children tested, 82% reported sending text-messages; a median of 5 per day. Use of predictive and multi-press entry methods was roughly equal. Children produced a wide range of text-message…
Descriptors: Spelling, Foreign Countries, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Rizzo, Patrizia; Steinhausen, Hans-Christoph; Drechsler, Renate – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2010
Insufficient self-regulation and reduced awareness of self-regulatory skills have been discussed as possible explanations for academic difficulties. However, instruments for assessing metacognitive knowledge of self-regulation in young school children have been lacking so far and it has been questioned whether younger school children are able to…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Rating Scales, Children, Factor Analysis
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
O'Neill, Sue; Stephenson, Jennifer – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2010
With the growing adoption of the Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) system state-wide in New South Wales, Australia, it was of interest to determine the readiness of behaviour specialists to conduct Functional Behaviour Assessments (FBA) as part of the third tier of School-wide PBS provision. This article presents the findings from a survey…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Foreign Countries, Functional Behavioral Assessment, Behavior Change
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Carmichael, Colin; Callingham, Rosemary; Hay, Ian; Watson, Jane – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2010
This paper examines the relationship between key predictors of middle school students' interest for statistical literacy, including their self-efficacy for statistical literacy and their prior mathematics achievement. Given the lack of research in the statistical literacy domain, a review of the mathematics education literature confirms the…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Statistics, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Achievement
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Blomfield, Corey; Barber, Bonnie – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2010
Adolescent participation in extracurricular activities is associated with numerous positive outcomes, yet the mechanisms underlying this relationship are largely unknown. This study had two goals: to investigate the association between participation in extracurricular activities and indicators of positive and negative development for Australian…
Descriptors: Adolescents, High School Students, Extracurricular Activities, Participation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Burnett, Paul C.; Mandel, Valerie – Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 2010
This small scale qualitative study investigated teachers' and students' perceptions of praise and feedback in the classroom using structured interviews and classroom observation. A case study approach was used whereby students and teachers from one school participated. Some 56 students and five teachers were interviewed individually or in small…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Student Attitudes, Observation, Interviews
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7