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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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Máñez, Ignacio; Vidal-Abarca, Eduardo; Martínez, Tomás – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: Students usually answer comprehension questions from texts as part of their academic activities. Elaborated Feedback (EF) has been found to be relatively effective to improve comprehension and learning from texts. However, there is little research on how computer-based feedback influences the question-answering process. This study…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Grade 7, Grade 8, Computer Assisted Testing
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Rodríguez-Ledo,César; Orejudo Hernández, Santos; Celma Pastor, Laura; Cardoso Moreno, María Jesus – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2018
Introduction: This paper presents an assessment of the impact of a social and emotional competencies development program, based on the SEA theoretical model (attention to and understanding emotions, emotional regulation and repair, and adaptive social expression of emotions), in adolescents and preadolescents. Method: Students' homeroom teachers…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Secondary School Students, Secondary School Teachers
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González González, Elsa Natalí; Peña Ramos, Martha Olivia; Vera Noriega, José Ángel – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2017
Introduction: The school is a suitable space in which the interrelationships between students come together in one place, where basic rules of coexistence and learning society through the acquisition and practice of socio-cultural codes. However, these learning can be seen undermined by situations of school violence and that interfere with the…
Descriptors: Violence, Bullying, Educational Environment, Adolescents
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Dilmac, Bülent; Yurt, Eyüp; Aydin, Mustafa; Kasarci, Ismail – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: Cyberbullying has been more common than the traditional bullying in recent years. As with the traditional bullying, humane values likely to explain the reason why adolescents tend to bully via cyber-means. Cyber-bullying behaviors also reasoned by adolescents' sensibility towards it. This study investigates the predictive…
Descriptors: Values, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Adolescents
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Mota, Ana Isabel; Oliveira, Hélia; Henriques, Ana – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: Mathematical resilience is assumed as one of the most important areas in school context and whose focus should be given priority, due to the distress exhibited by students when learning and understanding basic knowledge in mathematics year after year. The main goal of this research was to study how students attending middle schools…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Technology Uses in Education, Classroom Techniques, Mathematics Education
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Paulino, Paula; Sá, Isabel; Lopes da Silva, Adelina – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: The self-regulation of motivation (SRM) is conceptualized as a meta-motivational process that guides students' efforts and persistence when performing tasks. This process regulates students' behavior through strategies that are influenced by motivational beliefs. SRM allows students to motivate themselves and guides their behavior.…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Learning Motivation, Self Efficacy, Metacognition
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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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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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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