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Chen, Junjun – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2019
Background: Research into teacher emotion has attracted increasing attention in the last two decades. The relevance of teacher emotion in education has been highlighted. However, evidence of how teacher emotions impact their teaching approaches is rather limited. Aims: This study investigated the relationship between two self-report instruments --…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Emotional Response, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries
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Liu, Yingyi – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2018
Background: Prior studies on fraction magnitude understanding focused mainly on students with relatively sufficient formal instruction on fractions whose fraction magnitude understanding is relatively mature. Aim: This study fills a research gap by investigating fraction magnitude understanding in the early stages of fraction instruction. It…
Descriptors: Fractions, Mathematics Achievement, Grade 4, Mathematics Instruction
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Zhang, Yining; Lin, Chin-Hsi; Zhang, Dongbo; Choi, Yunjeong – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2017
Background: In spite of considerable advancements in our understanding of the different factors involved in achieving vocabulary-learning success, the overall pattern and interrelationships of critical factors involved in L2 vocabulary learning--particularly, the mechanisms through which learners regulate their motivation and learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Grade 10, Second Language Learning
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Li, Jin – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2016
Background: Kindergarten is the age at which children's future time perspective emerges. This capacity enables them to form goals based on past and ongoing experiences and project themselves in the future. This development may play an important role in guiding children in self-regulated learning. When faced with the conflict between their need to…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Cultural Differences, Play, Learning Processes
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Lam, Shui-fong; Jimerson, Shane; Shin, Hyeonsook; Cefai, Carmel; Veiga, Feliciano H.; Hatzichristou, Chryse; Polychroni, Fotini; Kikas, Eve; Wong, Bernard P. H.; Stanculescu, Elena; Basnett, Julie; Duck, Robert; Farrell, Peter; Liu, Yi; Negovan, Valeria; Nelson, Brett; Yang, Hongfei; Zollneritsch, Josef – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2016
Background: A comprehensive understanding of the contextual factors that are linked to student engagement requires research that includes cross-cultural perspectives. Aims: This study investigated how student engagement in school is associated with grade, gender, and contextual factors across 12 countries. It also investigated whether these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Learner Engagement, Cross Cultural Studies
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Wang, Zuowei; Shah, Priti – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2014
Sample: Fifty-three third and fourth graders from China participated in this study. Method: Participants' working memory (WM) was assessed by the Automated Operation Span task. Then, they solved mental addition problems of different types under low- and high-pressure conditions. Performance was analysed as a function of pressure condition, working…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Short Term Memory, Addition
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Wu, Xiaoli; Lowyck, Joost; Sercu, Lies; Elen, Jan – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2013
Background: The study deepened our understanding of how students' self-ef?cacy beliefs contribute to the context of teaching English as a foreign language in the framework of cognitive mediational paradigm at a ?ne-tuned task-speci?c level. Aim: The aim was to examine the relationship among task complexity, self-ef?cacy beliefs, domain-related…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Vocabulary Development
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Hu, Weiping; Adey, Philip; Jia, Xiaojuan; Liu, Jia; Zhang, Lei; Li, Jing; Dong, Xiaomei – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2011
Background: Methods for teaching thinking may be described as out-of-context or infusion. Both approaches have potential to raise students' general cognitive processing ability and so raise academic achievement, but each has disadvantages. Aims: To describe and evaluate a theory-based learn to think (LTT) curriculum for primary school students,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries, Grade 3, Grade 2