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Goikoetxea, Edurne; Van Bon, Wim; Fraga, Gorka; Martínez, Naroa – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: Teachers and researchers often need to evaluate word decoding skill in groupwise and in a short time. The LEO-1-min test is created to measure word reading through a lexical decision procedure where the examinee identifies pseudowords in a list of frequent words. Objetive: To examine the reliability and validity of LEO-1-min, a…
Descriptors: Reading Tests, Psychometrics, Silent Reading, Decoding (Reading)
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Bizama Muñoz, Marcela; Saldaño Silva, Darling; Rodríguez Rodríguez, Cristina – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: Existing studies of the variables that can impact reading comprehension at intermediate levels of Primary Education are not entirely conclusive. The present study analyzes the contribution to reading comprehension made by domain-general skills, such as fluid intelligence (Gf) and working memory (WM), and domain-specific skills, such…
Descriptors: Short Term Memory, Reading Fluency, Reading Comprehension, Children
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Saracostti, Mahia; Lara, Laura; Miranda-Zapata, Edgardo – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
This technical report describes a web-based platform for assessing school engagement in its three dimensions (emotional, behavioural and cognitive) and the contextual variables which influence engagement (family, teachers and peers). Students answer two questionnaires through the platform. Results are shown online through individual reports on…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Context Effect, Computer Assisted Testing, Questionnaires
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Vicente, Marta Martínez; Riveiro, José Manuel Suárez; Barroso, Carlos Valiente – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: Executive functions involve cognitive and metacognitive abilities that make up a sophisticated system that monitors and reviews conduct involved in decision-making. These functions are critical for carrying out tasks and adaptive behavior. Among its components are inhibitory and attentional control, planning, self-regulation and…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Elementary School Students, Grade 5, Grade 6
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López, Miriam Romero; Fernández, Montserrat López; Martínez, María Carmen Pichardo – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: The huge impact of technology in the last few decades, and the ample development of information and communication technologies (ICT) has established them as an essential characteristic of today's society. This vertiginous advance, and the quantity and diversity of changes in knowledge that are being generated, are inducing important…
Descriptors: Neurology, Physiology, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Fernández, Estrella; García, Trinidad; Gómez, Cristina; Areces, Débora; Rodríguez, Celestino – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: Further inquiry into constructs such as creativity, intelligence and scholastic abilities, and understanding how they relate to each other, can promote better understanding of the variables involved in academic achievement. Consequently, the objective of the present study was to examine the predictive value of creativity and multiple…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Creativity, Multiple Intelligences, Predictor Variables
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Lobos, Karla; Bustos, Claudio; Díaz, Alejandro – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: Current research based on observational design studies characterized the teaching practices that stimulate the development of academic self-concept, but there is a need for experimental and quasi-experimental studies to validate those findings. The present research evaluate the impact of a teacher training program based on academic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outcomes of Education, Program Effectiveness, Attendance