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Talvio, Markus; Hietajärvi, Lauri; Matischek-Jauk, Marlies; Lonka, Kirsti – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: The global trend of new curricula in many OECD countries indicates that social interaction skills are becoming increasingly important. Educators need to start fostering the development of learners' social competences, which requires development of their own knowledge and skills. This study investigated the possible change in…
Descriptors: Teacher Workshops, Social Development, Emotional Development, Faculty Development
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Prino, Laura Elvira; Pasta, Tiziana; Gastaldi, Francesca Giovanna Maria; Longobardi, Claudio – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: Despite the clear relevance of the Student-teacher relationship, studies have rarely encompassed subjects with special education needs. Our study focused on the differences perceived by teachers in their relationships with these students. Method: We described the results obtained with different groups of children with special…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Down Syndrome, Learning Disabilities
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Pasta, Tiziana; Mendola, Manuela; Longobardi, Claudio; Prino, Laura Elvira; Gastaldi, Francesca Giovanna Maria – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: The literature highlights that pupils with Specific Learning Disability (SLD) often reveal a poor meta-cognitive system, with low levels of attribution to internal factors like diligence and personal skill, and high levels of attribution to external factors like ease of task, luck or help from others. Methods: This study aims to…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Metacognition, Attribution Theory, Identification
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Fraire, Michela; Longobardi, Claudio; Prino, Laura Elvira; Sclavo, Erica; Settanni, Michele – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: A growing body of literature suggest that the quality of teacher-child relationships is a determining factor in children's competence in social-emotional, behavioral functioning, and academic skills. Most of the research on student-teacher relationships has relied on these relationship perceptions. A well-known instrument to assess…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Student Relationship, Interpersonal Competence, Social Development
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Megalakaki, Olga; Craft, Anna; Cremin, Teresa – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
In the present psychology-informed literature review we address some aspects of the nature of creativity from cognitive and confluence perspectives. The authors begin by discussing models of creativity offered by cognitive and confluence approaches, focusing on the transition from univariate to multivariate models. The article explores what these…
Descriptors: Creativity, Psychometrics, Intellectual Disciplines, Multiple Intelligences
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Smorti, Andrea.; Ortega-Rivera, J.; Ortega, R. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2006
The main aim of this contribution is to describe an instrument devised to study some of the cognitive processes that occur when people interpret social events (Discrepant Story Task-DST; Smorti, 2004). In particular, this instrument analyses the narrative processes of interpretation used by an observer when witnessing progressive and…
Descriptors: Bullying, Social Cognition, Adolescents, Cultural Differences