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Schoor, Cornelia; Kownatzki, Salome; Narciss, Susanne; Körndle, Hermann – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: Motivation is an important issue in both face-to-face and computer-supported collaborative learning. There are several approaches for enhancing motivation, including group awareness tools that provide feedback on the group's motivation. However, this feedback was rarely unconfounded with other constructs. Additionally, it is…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Cooperative Learning, Feedback (Response), Psychology
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Orange, Carolyn; Ramalho, Elizabeth Murakami – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: Postsecondary remedial education is a major problem for Higher Education affecting retention rates, degree completion rates and cost of enrollment. Identification of students who are underprepared for managing the rigors of college and who would benefit from early intervention is necessary to reduce the need for postsecondary…
Descriptors: African American Students, Remedial Instruction, Identification, College Preparation
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Tejeiro, Ricardo A.; Gomez-Vallecillo, Jorge L.; Romero, Antonio F.; Pelegrina, Manuel; Wallace, Agustin; Emberley, Enrique – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: Our study aims at assessing the validity of summative criteria-referenced self-assessment in higher education, and in particular, if that validity varies when the professor counts self-assessment toward the final mark. Method: One hundred and twenty-two first year students from two groups in Teacher Education at the Universidad de…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Validity, Teaching Methods, Self Evaluation (Individuals)
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Suria-Martinez, Raquel – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: The interest towards the integration of students with disabilities has increased in the education sector. The attitudes toward this group are one of the most relevant aspects of study. In our country there is a lot of research on this topic, but none of them focused on students at different stages. Our study examines students'…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Likert Scales, Comparative Analysis
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Briell, Jeremy; Elen, Jan; Depaepe, Fien; Clarebout, Geraldine – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: While there is a general agreement on the theoretical importance of epistemological beliefs, the research area is struggling with the measurement of these beliefs. In this contribution, the use of drawings to ascertain epistemological beliefs is explored. Method: Three studies are described. In Study 1, we asked participants to draw…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Beliefs, Freehand Drawing, Measurement Techniques
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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