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Méndez, Laura; del Moral, M. Esther – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Video games are starting to be considered for uses other than mere entertainment or recreation--as vehicles that promote implicit learning, given their attractive formula for training different types of cognitive skills (observation, memory, problem solving, etc.); as catalysts for learning processes; and even as learning contexts in themselves.…
Descriptors: Video Games, Educational Innovation, Educational Games, Teaching Methods
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Burin, Debora I.; Barreyro, Juan P.; Saux, Gastón; Irrazábal, Natalia C. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Introduction: In contemporary information societies, reading digital text has become pervasive. One of the most distinctive features of digital texts is their internal connections via hyperlinks, resulting in non-linear hypertexts. Hypertext structure and previous knowledge affect navigation and comprehension of digital expository texts. From the…
Descriptors: Hypermedia, Prior Learning, Short Term Memory, Reading Comprehension
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Winnaar, L. D.; Frempong, G.; Blignaut, R. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Introduction: Studies of school effect usually evolve around two major issues; understanding of the factors within schools that explain variation in students achievement levels, and how differences among schools account for the variation in their students' achievement levels. Given the limited studies of school effect research in South Africa,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Hierarchical Linear Modeling, Academic Achievement, Student Characteristics
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Fernández-González, L.; González-Hernández, A.; Trianes-Torres, M. V. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Introduction: This research aims to analyse how optimism, self-esteem and social support help to predict academic stress. Method: The sample consisted of 123 students aged 20 to 31 years old, from the 3rd Year in the Psychology Degree. Students completed the Rosenberg Self-esteem Scale, the Life Orientation Optimism Questionnaire (LOT-R), the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Stress Variables, Anxiety
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Awofala, Adeneye O. A.; Fatade, Alfred O. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Introduction: Investigation into the factor structure of Domains of Creativity Scale has been on for sometimes now. The purpose of this study was to test the validity of the Kaufman Domains of Creativity Scale on Nigerian preservice science, technology, and mathematics teachers. Method: Exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses were performed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Creativity, Creativity Tests, Rating Scales
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Burger-Veltmeijer, Agnes E. J.; Minnaert, Alexander E. M. G.; van den Bosch, Els J. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Recently, Burger-Veltmeijer, Minnaert & Van den Bosch (2014) constructed a conceptual framework, called the Strengths and Weaknesses Heuristic ("S&W Heuristic") which might provide systematicity and coherence in research as well as psycho-educational praxis, regarding assessments of Intellectually Gifted (IG) students with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Heuristics, Academically Gifted, Gifted Disabled
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Gutiérrez-Gutiérrez, Araceli; Rico-Romero, Luis; Gómez Guzmán, Pedro – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Introduction: In this paper, Spanish future primary teachers' pedagogical knowledge of numbers and operation, as revealed through their results in the TEDS-M ("Teacher Education and Development Study in Mathematics"), is compared with that of two other groups. The first group are the future primary teachers of other OECD countries that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Number Concepts, Preservice Teachers
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Rivera-Flores, Gladys Wilma – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Introduction: Children with attention deficit with hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have an impulsive, rigid and field-dependent cognitive style. This study examines whether self-instructional cognitive training reduces impulsive cognitive style in children diagnosed with this disorder. Method: The subjects were 10 children between the ages of 6 and…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Cognitive Style, Cognitive Processes, Training
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Espada-Sánchez, José P.; Hernández-Serrano, Olga – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
The objective of the present study is to review the evidence on the effectiveness concerning the Saluda program, a school-based substance use prevention protocol used amongst adolescents. We provide a description of the program content and the results from nine controlled trials evaluating the program effectiveness. Participants were Spanish…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Prevention, Comprehensive School Health Education, Substance Abuse
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Onrubia, Javier; Rochera, Maria José; Engel, Anna – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
We present a teaching innovation intervention aimed at promoting individual and group learning regulation in undergraduate students working in a computer supported collaborative learning environment. Participants were 127 students and three teachers of a compulsory course on Educational Psychology at the University of Barcelona (Spain). As a…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Intervention, Undergraduate Students, Cooperative Learning
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Doménech-Betoret, Fernando; Fortea-Bagán, Miguel Angel – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Introduction: Education research has clearly verified that a student's perception of the system to evaluate the subject matter will play a fundamental role in his/her implication (deep approach vs. surface approach) in the teaching/learning process of the subject matter. The present work aims to examine the factorial validity and reliability of a…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Questionnaires, Factor Analysis
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Niculescu, Alexandra C.; Templelaar, Dirk; Leppink, Jimmie; Dailey-Hebert, Amber; Segers, Mien; Gijselaers, Wim – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Introduction: This study examined the predictive value of four learning-related emotions--Enjoyment, Anxiety, Boredom and Hopelessness for achievement outcomes in the first year of study at university. Method: We used a large sample (N = 2337) of first year university students enrolled over three consecutive academic years in a mathematics and…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, College Mathematics, Psychological Patterns, Predictor Variables
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Hernández, Óscar Sánchez; Méndez, Francisco Xavier; Garber, Judy – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Introduction: The aim of the study is to describe and analyze a new test and construct, Divergent Explanatory Production (DEP), defined as the ability to observe adverse situations from various points of view. At the theoretical level, it is a bridge between the reformulated model of learned helplessness (as a resilience model), and creative…
Descriptors: Correlation, Resilience (Psychology), Thinking Skills, Helplessness
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García-Ros, Rafael; Fuentes, María C.; Fernández, Basilio – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Introduction: This study analyzed the predictive capacity and incremental validity of teachers' interpersonal self-efficacy on their levels of burnout. First, it presents the validation process of a Spanish adaptation of the Teacher Interpersonal Self-Efficacy Scale--TISES--(Browers & Tomic, 1999, 2001). Second, the predictive capacity of…
Descriptors: Teacher Burnout, Self Efficacy, Predictor Variables, Questionnaires
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Stampoltzis, Aglaia; Tsitsou, Elisavet; Plesti, Helen; Kalouri, Rani – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Introduction: Dyslexia is a learning difficulty which affects people in different ways. During the last decades the number of students with dyslexia entering higher education increased steadily. Method: This paper reports a pilot study exploring the attitudes, views and experiences of faculty members at one small size Greek university regarding…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dyslexia, Pilot Projects, Teacher Attitudes
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