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Lopes, João; Silva, Elisabete; Oliveira, Célia; Sass, Daniel; Martin, Nancy – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2017
Introduction: Classroom misbehavior is a major source of classroom-wasted time and a situation that negatively interferes with students' opportunity to learn. Method: The present study investigated the relation between 5th through 9th grade perceived Portuguese teacher's classroom management, teacher's perceived time spend with misbehavior,…
Descriptors: Teacher Behavior, Classroom Techniques, Student Behavior, Behavior Problems
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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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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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Gotzens, Concepcion; Badia, Mar; Genovard, Candido; Dezcallar, Teresa – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: In this paper we present a comparative analysis of three samples of teachers from Coimbra, Barcelona and Murcia that provides insight into the importance teachers attach to disruptive behavior and how different perspectives and values affect their daily work. Method: This research is framed within a quantitative empirical-analytic…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Teaching Experience, Behavior Problems, Student Behavior
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del Barco, Benito Leon; Mira, Antonio Ricardo; Carroza, Teresa Gomez – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2007
Introduction: During the past academic year in Spain, more than 500,000 immigrant students were enrolled in primary and secondary schools. School is one of those places available to society for creating spaces for coexistence and for changing attitudes. The teacher plays a very important role in this task. In this paper we will observe opinions…
Descriptors: Opinions, Negative Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Psychometrics
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Bahia, Sara; Janeiro, Isabel; Duarte, Ricardo – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2007
This research seeks to explore personal and contextual factors that form the basis of formulating and implementing vocational choices in acting careers. The twenty eight student actors that participated in the study were asked to write an auto-biographical description of personal factors and educational opportunities they recognised as decisive…
Descriptors: Careers, Acting, Career Choice, Educational Opportunities
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Rafael, Manuel Joaquim Enriques – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2007
The history of Vocational Guidance has produced a broad, rich set of theorizations and interventions as well as substantial literature. Many of these contributions arose in response to the needs of society: from the first conceptions of Parsons, followed by lifespan career development proposals, up to the current contextualist and constructivist…
Descriptors: Adult Development, Constructivism (Learning), Global Approach, Career Guidance
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Almeida, Ana; Caurcel, Maria-Jesus; Machado, Jose-Cunha – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2006
This study investigates perceived characteristics of victims of peer bullying in a sample of 1237 adolescents (mean age is 13.3 years-old) in two southern European countries. Focusing upon perceived characteristics of victimized peers, the main goal was to inspect how descriptions of the victims varied according to country, age, gender,…
Descriptors: Bullying, Adolescents, Foreign Countries, Victims of Crime
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Rosario, Pedro; Nunez Perez, Jose Carlos; Gonzalez-Pienda, Julio Antonio – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2004
Within the framework of new study programs for Portuguese mandatory education, we carried out a research program at the school "Nossa Senhora do Rosario," under the coordination of this article's first author. Self-regulation of learning is the conceptual framework for the project, called "(Des)venturas do Testas"…
Descriptors: Compulsory Education, Academic Achievement, Learning Strategies, Educational Practices