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Abu-Hilal, Maher M.; Al Abed, Adnan S. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: Mathematics is one of the most important academic subjects in school. However, it is one of the most difficult subjects, and both students and teachers face difficulties in this subject. Teachers have difficulty engaging students in learning the subject. Rarely has the concept of engagement been researched in the Middle East region,…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Self Efficacy, Correlation, Mathematics Anxiety
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Gasco, Javier; Villarroel, Jose-Domingo – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: Motivation is an important factor in the learning of mathematics. Within this area of education, word problem solving is central in most mathematics curricula of Secondary School. The objective of this research is to detect the differences in motivation in terms of the strategies used to solve word problems. Method: It analyzed the…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Word Problems (Mathematics), Problem Solving, Student Motivation
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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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Carvalho, Renato G.; Novo, Rosa F. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: In this quantitative, cross-sectional study we analyse the relationship between family socioeconomic status (SES) and students' adaptation to school life, as expressed through several indicators of achievement, integration (adaptation to transitions, behaviour problems, risk behaviours, interpersonal difficulties, participation in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Family (Sociological Unit), Socioeconomic Status, Student Adjustment
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Martinez-Monteagudo, Maria C.; Ingles, Candido J.; Trianes, Maria V.; Garcia-Fernandez, Jose M. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: School anxiety is often defined as a set of symptoms grouped into cognitive, psychophysiological and motor responses emitted by an individual in school situations that can be perceived as threatening and/or dangerous. School anxiety may be influenced--among other relevant school variables - by the perception of social climate and the…
Descriptors: Violence, Measures (Individuals), Profiles, Social Environment
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Stephanou, Georgia – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: This study examined (a) students' experienced emotions in classes of Mathematics and Language, (b) the role of students' emotions in perceiving their school performance in the same school subjects as successful or unsuccessful, and (c) the effects of students' self-beliefs (performance expectations, value beliefs, ability…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Academic Achievement, Program Effectiveness, Grade 10
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Cenkseven-Onder, Fulya; Kirdok, Oguzhan; Isik, Erkan – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: The purpose of this research was to investigate career decision among high school students regarding to their parenting styles (authoritative, authoritarian, indulgent, and neglectful) and parental attachment levels. Method: With this purpose, 382 (200 females; 182 males) Turkish high school students aged 14-18 completed Career…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing, Attachment Behavior
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de la Fuente, Jesus; Peralta, Francisco Javier; Sanchez, Maria Dolores – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2006
Introduction: The importance of values education in current society continues to be one of the greatest challenges to our Educational System. Its pertinence becomes no less than inexcusable when we speak of education in social values during adolescence, or, during "Educacion Secundaria Obligatoria" ["N.T." Mandatory Secondary…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Adjustment (to Environment), Social Values, Psychometrics
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Cerezo Rusillo, Maria Teresa; Casanova Arias, Pedro Felix – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2004
Introduction: The following study examines gender differences existing in various cognitive-motivational variables (causal attributions, academic goals, academic self-concept and use of significant learning strategies) and in performance attained in school subjects of Language Arts and Mathematics. Method: For this purpose, a sample of 521…
Descriptors: Attribution Theory, Females, Language Arts, Incentives