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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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Yazici, Ersen – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: Spatial skills have been a significant area of research in educational psychology for more years and it has two major dimensions as spatial visualization and spatial orientation. Mathematics educators acknowledge the influence of cognitive styles in the learning of mathematics. There are various recognized cognitive styles in the…
Descriptors: Spatial Ability, Preservice Teachers, Cognitive Style, Comparative Analysis
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Al-Qaryout, Ibrahim A.; Abu-Hilal, Maher M.; Alsulaimani, Humaira – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: Learning difficulties (LD) is a recent construct. It has been agreed that the individual who suffers from learning difficulties has a disorder in one or more of the basis psychological processes, including attention, cognition, formation of concepts, memory, problem solving, understanding or reading, speaking or writing, or…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Test Construction, Learning Problems, Construct Validity
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de Caso, Ana Maria; Garcia, Jesus Nicasio; Diez, Carmen; Robledo, Patricia; Alvarez, Maria Lourdes – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: The use of self efficacy has been suggested as an effective classroom intervention procedure. The present research examined the use of self-efficacy training on the writing of Spanish elementary student with learning disabilities. Objectives: We present a research study focused on the improvement of the writing product and the…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Intervention, Self Efficacy
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Witt, Marcus – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: The cognitive processes that underpin successful mathematical processing in children have been well researched by experimental psychologists, but are not widely understood among teachers of primary mathematics. This is a shame, as an understanding of these cognitive processes could be highly useful to practitioners. This paper…
Descriptors: Short Term Memory, Memorization, Cognitive Processes, Mathematics Skills
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Albayrak, Mustafa – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: When counting is taught to students at primary stage of schooling, they are generally allowed to use their fingers as a counting tool. Therefore, some students continue using their fingers to count, while others stop this habit later. The students who have the habit of using their fingers to count have difficulty when their fingers…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Remedial Programs, Grade 1
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Ozdemir, Selda – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: There is an increasing number of studies describing the symptoms of ADHD among school-age children in western cultures. Yet, studies on children with ADHD living in non-western cultures are limited. Thus, the purpose of this study was to compare problem behavior profiles of Turkish children with AD/HD and non-AD/HD children. Method:…
Descriptors: Aggression, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Child Behavior, Foreign Countries
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Gotzens, Concepcion; Badia, Mar; Genovard, Candido; Dezcallar, Teresa – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: In this paper we present a comparative analysis of three samples of teachers from Coimbra, Barcelona and Murcia that provides insight into the importance teachers attach to disruptive behavior and how different perspectives and values affect their daily work. Method: This research is framed within a quantitative empirical-analytic…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Teaching Experience, Behavior Problems, Student Behavior
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Saez-Rodriguez, Alberto – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2009
Background: Dyslexics read concrete words better than abstract ones. As a result, one of the major problems facing dyslexics is the fact that only part of the information that they require to communicate is concrete, i.e. can easily be pictured. Method: The experiment involved dyslexic third-grade, English-speaking children (8-year-olds) divided…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Visualization, Word Recognition, English
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Molina, Marta; Castro, Encarnacion; Castro, Enrique – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2009
Introduction: Moved by our interest in the curricular proposal of integrating algebraic thinking in elementary mathematics, we analyse the understanding of number sentences of a group of elementary students and its evolution when working on solving open and true/false number sentences. Method: We developed a teaching experiment with a group of…
Descriptors: Mathematical Formulas, Arithmetic, Algebra, Mathematical Concepts