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Mata, Sara; van Geert, Paul; van der Aalsvoort, Geerdina – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2017
Introduction: Studies of Dynamic Assessment of cognitive abilities reveal that young children profit from assistance while carrying out tasks that elicit cognitive effort. Dynamic assessment refers to a test format of a pretest-mediation-posttest in which the mediation phase includes scaffolding to assist the child to grasp the purpose of the…
Descriptors: Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Young Children, Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Processes
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Muñoz, Liz; Cruz, Josefina Santa – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: The aim of this work was to determine whether the type of feedback given by the preschool teacher during class impacts the children's metacognitive control. For this purpose, the children's behavior was analyzed while teachers provided feedback during collaborative learning sessions. Method: A quasi-experimental, cross-sectional…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Preschool Education, Preschool Children, Feedback (Response)
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Cejudo, Javier – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: The purpose of the present research is aimed at studying the relationship between emotional intelligence as an ability and emotional intelligence as a trait and mental health of a sample of school counsellors. Method: The sample has been made up of 203 school counsellors. The instruments used have been: Mayer-Salovey-Caruso Emotional…
Descriptors: Correlation, Emotional Intelligence, Mental Health, Individual Characteristics
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de Aldama, Carlos; Pozo, Juan Ignacio – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: Several studies show that one of the essential factors in the way teachers use Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in their lessons are the beliefs they hold regarding ICT as tools for teaching and learning. This study analyses the relationship between these beliefs and the way teachers use ICT in the classroom through…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Beliefs, Questionnaires, Technology Uses in Education
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Segura-Robles, Adrián; Alemany-Arrebola, Inmaculada; Gallardo-Vigil, Miguel Ángel – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: The main objective of the research was to analyze the existence of prejudice among university students of Melilla Campus (Spain) towards migrants who cross the border illegally. The role of educators and health professionals has a special interest in this context; they are who will have more contact with them. This requires the…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Correlation, Foreign Countries
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Gardner, Alexa Fraley; Jones, Brett D. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Because of the success of the Reggio Emilia Approach in early childhood education, it could be useful to researchers and practitioners to identify and explicate components of the approach that make it effective in motivating students. In this paper, we examine the Reggio Emilia Approach through the lens of the MUSIC® Model of Motivation, a model…
Descriptors: Reggio Emilia Approach, Student Motivation, Models, Motivation Techniques
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Danisman, Sahin; Iman, Esra Dereli; Demircan, Zeynep Akin; Yaya, Dilara – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: Emotional Regulation Checklist is frequently used to determine emotional developments of children by teacher and parents of children. The purpose of this study was to examining the Psychometric Properties of "Emotional Regulation Check List" for 4-5 years age in preschool children. Method: The sample of the research was…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Preschool Children, Check Lists, Foreign Countries
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Fernandez-Parra, A.; Lopez-Rubio, S.; Mata, S.; Calero, M. D.; Vives, M. C.; Carles, R.; Navarro, E. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: Conduct problems arising in infancy are one of the main reasons for which parents seek psychological assistance. Although these problems usually begin when the child has started school, in recent years a group of children has been identified who begin to manifest such problems from their earliest infancy and whose prognosis seems to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Children, Behavior Problems, Cognitive Ability
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Alba, Guadalupe; Justicia-Arraez, Ana; Pichardo, M. Carmen; Justicia-Justicia, Fernando – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Behavior problems are often observed in classrooms. The age at which problems appears is increasingly younger, and there are no interventions that ensure a reduction in such behavior problems among school age children. Research and previous evidence show the importance of social competence in this kind of prevention. Working with preschool and…
Descriptors: Prevention, Interpersonal Competence, Behavior Problems, Preschool Children
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Fraire, Michela; Longobardi, Claudio; Prino, Laura Elvira; Sclavo, Erica; Settanni, Michele – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: A growing body of literature suggest that the quality of teacher-child relationships is a determining factor in children's competence in social-emotional, behavioral functioning, and academic skills. Most of the research on student-teacher relationships has relied on these relationship perceptions. A well-known instrument to assess…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Student Relationship, Interpersonal Competence, Social Development
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Badia, Antoni; Meneses, Julio; Sigales, Carles – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: The purpose of this study is to identify the main factors that influence teachers' decision-making regarding the educational use of ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) in technology-rich classrooms. Method: We collected data from 278 teachers in Catalonia (Spain) working in eight primary and secondary education schools…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Technology Uses in Education, Decision Making
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Babalis, Thomas; Xanthakou, Yiota; Papa, Christina; Tsolou, Olympia – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: The aim of this research, which was carried out in 2010, is the comparative study of the psychosocial adjustment of preschool children from divorced and nuclear families in the nursery school. Method: The sample of the study consisted of 60 students (mean age = 5.21), 30 preschool children of divorced parents and 30 preschool…
Descriptors: Divorce, Behavior Problems, Nursery Schools, Childrens Art
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Dereli, Esra; Karakus, Ozlem – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: Attachment organization across the lifespan and across generations, long-term predictions from attachment organization to later psychosocial functioning, and the possibility of altering attachment organization with intervention suggest that attachment theory may potentially shed valuable light on adult social development and deviant…
Descriptors: Role Models, Social Control, Attachment Behavior, Correlation
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Sipal, Rafet Firat; Bayhan, Pinar – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: Relation between constructing complex mental structures and language skills cause delays in development of executive functions of deaf children. When the importance of language skills in development of executive functions and frequency of aggressive behaviours of deaf children are considered, investigation of executive functions of…
Descriptors: Aggression, Cognitive Processes, Child Behavior, Deafness
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Fernandez, Maria; Benitez, Juan L.; Pichardo, M. Carmen; Fernandez, Eduardo; Justicia, Fernando; Garcia, Trinidad; Garcia-Berben, Ana; Justicia, Ana; Alba, Guadalupe – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: Different research studies point out the importance of social competence as a protective factor against antisocial behavior. They likewise alert us of the importance of having valid, reliable instruments that measure these constructs in early childhood. Method: The objective of this research is to validate the subscales of the…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Antisocial Behavior, Preschool Education, Measures (Individuals)
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