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Martins, D.; Carvalho, C. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: The idea that feedback is information about the gap between the current and the desired level of performance is largely accepted in the literature. Likewise, it is thought that is has an impact in future beliefs about self, tasks or cognitive strategies. However, the importance that the students give to teacher's feedback, as a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Feedback (Response), Vocational Education
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Gasco, Javier; Villarroel, Jose-Domingo – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: Motivation is an important factor in the learning of mathematics. Within this area of education, word problem solving is central in most mathematics curricula of Secondary School. The objective of this research is to detect the differences in motivation in terms of the strategies used to solve word problems. Method: It analyzed the…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Word Problems (Mathematics), Problem Solving, Student Motivation
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Pipere, Anita; Lepik, Madis – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: An effective teaching and learning environment has been identified as a factor having an impact on the functionality of school. The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between the satisfaction level of mathematics teachers with their collaboration and recognition at school as a significant component of general job…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Job Satisfaction, Teacher Attendance, Mathematics Teachers
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Faber, Gunter – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: Against the background of contradictory research findings in the field the present study aimed at unraveling the structural complexities of gender differences in secondary students' verbal self-concepts and, thus, analyzing possible gender x achievement interaction effects in the L1 German and L2 English language subject. According…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Self Concept, Gender Differences
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Faber, Gunter – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: With regard to the internal/external frame of reference model of academic self-concept development the present study aimed at testing its theoretical assumptions within the verbal domain--namely to analyze the relations between achievement and self-concept in the native language German (L1) and the foreign language English (L2). Due…
Descriptors: Achievement, Concept Formation, Teaching Methods, Self Concept
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Carvalho, Renato G.; Novo, Rosa F. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: In this quantitative, cross-sectional study we analyse the relationship between family socioeconomic status (SES) and students' adaptation to school life, as expressed through several indicators of achievement, integration (adaptation to transitions, behaviour problems, risk behaviours, interpersonal difficulties, participation in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Family (Sociological Unit), Socioeconomic Status, Student Adjustment
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Faber, Gunter – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: Due to a considerable lack in empirical efforts and appropriate instruments, and theoretically rooted in a cognitive-motivational perspective on academic personality development, the present study analyzes a questionnaire for measuring EFL learners' self-perceptions of oral narrative competencies and perceived anxiety concerning oral…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Anxiety, English (Second Language), Personality
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Hitt, Fernando; Morasse, Christian – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2009
Introduction: In this document we stress the importance of developing in children a structure for advanced numerical-algebraic thinking that can provide an element of control when solving mathematical situations. We analyze pupils' conceptions that induce errors in algebra due to a lack of control in connection with their numerical thinking. We…
Descriptors: Manipulative Materials, Grade 9, Mathematical Concepts, Methods
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Andres, Sol; Barrios, Angela – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2006
In recent years in Spain there has been a growing popular concern as well as research interest in the study of social relations pertaining to coexistence at school, including a desire to know the real incidence and nature of conflicts involved. Thus, a great variety of school interventions have been underway, with the aim of reducing the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Peer Mediation, Educational Environment
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Cerezo Rusillo, Maria Teresa; Casanova Arias, Pedro Felix – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2004
Introduction: The following study examines gender differences existing in various cognitive-motivational variables (causal attributions, academic goals, academic self-concept and use of significant learning strategies) and in performance attained in school subjects of Language Arts and Mathematics. Method: For this purpose, a sample of 521…
Descriptors: Attribution Theory, Females, Language Arts, Incentives