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Bertsch, Kathy M.; Houlihan, Daniel; Lenz, Melissa A.; Patte, Christi A. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2009
Introduction: Many aspects of teacher competency have been previously examined, particularly a teacher's ability to give commands effectively. Teachers' instructions to students within the classroom, aid in the acquisition of both the students' academic and nonacademic skills. Teachers' commands promote verbal and social skills, and facilitate…
Descriptors: Age, Student Behavior, Observation, Teacher Student Relationship
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Sanchez, Maria Dolores; de la Fuente, Jesus; Peralta, Francisco Javier – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2007
Introduction: In recent decades there has been a well warranted interest in the topic of self-regulated learning, or more recently, in developing the competency "learning how to learn". Research has shown substantial differences between those students and teachers who work along these lines, as compared to others who do not. This paper studies the…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Quasiexperimental Design, Intervention, Academic Achievement
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de la Fuente Arias, Jesus; Justicia, Fernando Justicia – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2007
Research on "self-regulated learning" has evolved from classic models focused exclusively on the student and the learning process, to models which take into consideration the context or the teaching process, as an element which can stimulate self-regulation in students. The DEDEPRO[TM] model is offered as a model of the latter type,…
Descriptors: Intervention, Learner Controlled Instruction, Educational Assessment, Educational Technology
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Cardelle-Elawar, Maria; Irwin, Leslie; Sanz de Acedo Lizarraga, Maria Luisa – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2007
This qualitative study describes the outcomes of teachers from three different countries (Ghana, Spain, and USA) enrolled in a graduate educational psychology class taught by the authors. A theory-into-practice teaching approach was used to encourage in-service teachers to conduct a research process guided by the instructors. Participants engaged…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Educational Psychology, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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del Barco, Benito Leon; Mira, Antonio Ricardo; Carroza, Teresa Gomez – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2007
Introduction: During the past academic year in Spain, more than 500,000 immigrant students were enrolled in primary and secondary schools. School is one of those places available to society for creating spaces for coexistence and for changing attitudes. The teacher plays a very important role in this task. In this paper we will observe opinions…
Descriptors: Opinions, Negative Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Psychometrics
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Perez-Sanchez, Antonio Miguel; Gilar-Corbi, Raquel; Gonzales-Gomez, Carla – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2007
Introduction: The aim of this research is to analyse the thinking of teachers-in-training for compulsory secondary education, in order to facilitate the work of education and guidance at secondary schools. Method: The participants were 265 students in the "CAP" program (course for the Pedagogical Aptitude Certificate). The instrument…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Secondary School Teachers, Foreign Countries
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McElroy, Todd; Mosteller, Lynn – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2006
Introduction: In this paper we investigate how students' class grades are affected by individual differences in circadian rhythm, class time-of-day and class difficulty. Method: Using a sample of university students, we assessed morningness and eveningness personality type, and then obtained students recalled classes as well as their…
Descriptors: Grades (Scholastic), Academic Achievement, Personality Traits, Time Factors (Learning)