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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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Martínez-Martínez, Francisco Daniel; González-Hernández, Juan – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2018
Introduction: The research has two objectives: to establish differences between internal variables (self-concept and pro-sociality) and external variables (frequency of physical activity) that surround adolescents in the school context, according to social conditions (sex, type of physical activity and age); and to propose causality and…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Prosocial Behavior, Physical Activity Level, Adolescents
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Alkharusi, Hussain – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: Students are daily exposed to a variety of assessment tasks in the classroom. It has long been recognized that students' perceptions of the assessment tasks may influence student academic achievement. The present study aimed at predicting academic achievement in mathematics from perceptions of the assessment tasks after controlling…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Predictive Measurement, Predictor Variables, Learning Strategies
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Yousef, Wael Shaher Mohammed; Bellamy, Al – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Introduction: Cyberbullying has received a considerable amount of attention within the academic and public literature. However, very little if any cyberbullying research has been conducted among Arab American students. This current study explored the impact of cyberbullying among middle and high school Arab American students on their self-esteem…
Descriptors: Arabs, North Americans, Middle School Students, High School Students
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Lamb, Richard; Annetta, Leonard; Vallett, David – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Introduction: Creativity is the production of the new, original, unique, and divergent products and ideas mediated through lateral thinking. Evidence suggests that high levels of creativity and fluency are important in the continued development of student interest, efficacy and ultimately career impact in the sciences. Method: In this study, 559…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Instructional Design, Science Instruction, Creative Thinking
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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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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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Martins, D.; Carvalho, C. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: The idea that feedback is information about the gap between the current and the desired level of performance is largely accepted in the literature. Likewise, it is thought that is has an impact in future beliefs about self, tasks or cognitive strategies. However, the importance that the students give to teacher's feedback, as a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Feedback (Response), Vocational Education
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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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Ordaz-Villegas, Gabriela; Acle-Tomasini, Guadalupe – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: The current models in the study of giftedness such as the Triadic Interdependence define it as a favorable outcome of the interaction between intrinsic (intellectual capacity, creativity and motivation) and extrinsic (family, peers, and school) factors. Based on this, the purpose of this study was to identify and establish a profile…
Descriptors: Gifted, Profiles, Adolescents, Intelligence
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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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Mousavi, Shima; Radmehr, Farzad; Alamolhodaei, Hasan – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: The main objective of this study is (a) to investigate whether cognitive styles and working memory capacity could predict mathematical performance and which variable is relatively most important in predicting mathematical performance and b) to explore whether cognitive styles and working memory capacity could predict mathematical…
Descriptors: Homework, Cognitive Style, Short Term Memory, Role
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Prihadi, Kususanto; Hairul, Nizam Ismail; Hazri, Jamil – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: Symbolic interaction theorists maintained that general self-esteem, defined as the way individuals assess themselves, is based on the individual's perception on the way others assess them (we are what we think other people think we are). Accordingly, studies in school settings indicated that students' perceived teachers' expectancy…
Descriptors: Evidence, Measures (Individuals), Statistical Analysis, Interaction
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Gaeta, Martha Leticia; Teruel, M. Pilar; Orejudo, Santos – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: Today one of the main objectives of education is to help students to become autonomous and efficient learners. This is only possible to the extent that students self-regulate their own learning. Hence, the purpose of this study was to study some contextual and personal factors that facilitate this process. Method: Participants were…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Structural Equation Models, Persistence, Goal Orientation
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Bernardo, Allan B. I. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: Implicit theories of intelligence are lay beliefs about whether intelligence is either fixed (entity theory) or changeable (incremental theory), and are known to be important predictors of learning processes of students in schools. Four studies test the hypothesis that objectifying linguistic practices (i.e., the use of abstract…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Nouns, Linguistics, Learning Processes
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