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López, Magdalena – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: This study has aimed to investigate the relationship between the development of working memory and performance on arithmetic activities. Method: We conducted a 3-year longitudinal study of a sample of 90 children, that was followed during the first, second and third year of primary school. All children were tested on measures of WM…
Descriptors: Short Term Memory, Arithmetic, Mathematics Skills, Longitudinal Studies
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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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Almolda-Tomas, Francisco J.; Sevil-Serrano, Javier; Julian-Clemente, Jose A.; Abarca-Sos, Alberto; Aibar-Solana, Alberto; Garcia-Gonzalez, Luis – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: Physical Education (PE) is a way of promoting sports in adolescents, and teachers can encourage this sport adherence by generating motivation in students through their teaching intervention. The aim of the study was to develop and implement teaching intervention strategies to generate an optimal motivational climate and assess their…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Practices, Educational Strategies, Student Improvement
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Shake, Matthew C.; Shulley, Leah J. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: Recent research has shown that students tend to be overconfident when judging future performance on coursework, particularly students with lower academic ability. Some research suggests that these lower performing students are "doubly cursed" in that they are not only less capable of assessing their own performance, but…
Descriptors: College Students, Self Esteem, Evaluative Thinking, Low Achievement
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de la Fuente, Jesús; Justicia, Fernando; Sander, Paul; Cardelle-Elawar, Maria – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: The 3P and DEDEPRO Models predict interactive relationships among "presage," "process," and "product" variables through teaching and learning of self-regulation. The DEDEPRO Model has established different possibilities for interaction between student characteristics of self-regulation and external…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Self Control, Models
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Rodríguez-Hidalgo, Antonio J.; Calmaestra, Juan; Dios, Irene – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: The burnout syndrome negatively affects the students' academic performance. The relation between academic burnout and the self-perception of skills in initial teacher training is subjected to analysis. Method: A sample of 274 students (average age = 20,61 years old) from the Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education and the…
Descriptors: Burnout, Self Concept, Teaching Skills, Preservice Teachers
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Mudarra, Maria J.; Lázaro Martínez, Ángel – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: The current study demonstrates empirical and cultural validity of "La Clave Profesional" (Spanish adaptation of Career Key, Jones's test based Holland's RIASEC model). The process of providing validity evidence also includes a reflection on personal and career development and examines the relationahsips between RIASEC…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Validity, Career Guidance, Vocational Interests
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Paoloni, Paola Verónica; Vaja, Arabela Beatriz; Muñoz, Verónica Lilian – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: This paper aims at describing the psychometric features of the Achievement Emotions Questionnaire (AEQ), focusing specifically on the section that measures class emotions. From a theoretical perspective, this instrument was designed based on the control-value theory of achievement emotions. Therefore, a description of the…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, College Students, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Villardón-Gallego, Lourdes; Yániz, Concepción – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: Affective strategies for coping with affective states linked to the learning process may be oriented toward controlling emotions or toward controlling motivation. Both types affect performance, directly and indirectly. The objective of this research was to design an instrument for measuring the affective strategies used by university…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Affective Behavior, Anxiety, Measures (Individuals)
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Méndez, Marta; Arias, Natalia; Menéndez, José R.; Villar, José R.; Neira, Ángel; Romano, Pedro V.; Núñez, José Carlos; Arias, Jorge L. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: Scientific and technological areas include tuition based on highly visuo-spatial specialization and problem solving. Spatial skills and problem solving are embedded in a curriculum that promotes understanding of Science and technical subjects. These abilities are related to the development of executive functions (EFs). We aim to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Executive Function, Spatial Ability, Problem Solving
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Sarfo, Frederick Kwaku; Eshun, Grace; Elen, Jan; Adentwi, Kobina Impraim – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: In this study, the effectiveness of two different interventions was investigated. The effects of a concrete abstract intervention and a regular method of teaching intervention were compared. Both interventions were designed in line with the specifications of classical principles of instructional design for learning mathematics in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Junior High School Students, Secondary School Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction
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Gutshall, C. Anne – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: We all have beliefs about our ability or intelligence. The extent to which we believe ability is malleable (growth) or stable (fixed) is commonly referred to as our mindset. This research is designed to explore pre-service teachers' mindset beliefs as well as their beliefs when applied to hypothetical student scenarios. Method:…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Teacher Education Programs, Academic Ability
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Cedeño, Luis F.; Martínez-Arias, Rosario; Bueno, José A. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Evidence suggests that school-age Latino immigrants from low socioeconomic backgrounds are at risk of multiple victimization with serious implications for their mental health and academic competence. This theory-oriented paper proposes that the overlapping of certain characteristics in the status of immigrant have been somehow overlooked or not…
Descriptors: Latin Americans, Underachievement, Victims, Mental Health
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Sáiz-Manzanares, María Consuelo; Bol-Arreba, Alfredo; Payo-Hernanz, René Jesús – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: Recent investigations have emphasized the need for university teachers to develop tutorial programs for students at university. Many universities are committed to broadening research on university teaching that will sharpen academic performance and levels of student satisfaction. Tutoring programs improve the development of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Tutorial Programs, College Faculty, Program Evaluation
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Álvarez-Montero, Francisco; Mojardín-Heráldez, Ambrocio; Audelo-López, Carmen – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Graduate studies, and in particular doctoral ones, pursue the development of scientific researchers able to make original contributions in a specific area of knowledge. However, attrition rates indicate that achieving this goal is not easy. The available evidence indicates that there are behavioral factors, positive and negative, that influence…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Doctoral Programs, Admission Criteria, Correlation
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