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Álvarez-Montero, Francisco J.; Leyva-Cruz, María G.; Moreno-Alcaraz, Flérida – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2018
Introduction: One of the many notions that have been introduced in education in the last 50 years is that of learning styles. This idea is very popular and enjoys good acceptance. However, from a scientific perspective this notion is very controversial. In this sense, Coffield, Moseley, Hall, and Ecclestone, made the first systematic review on the…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Measures (Individuals), Psychometrics, Test Reliability
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Viseu, João; Neves de Jesus, Saul; Rus, Claudia; Canavarro, José M. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Teacher motivation is vital for the educational system. For teachers to be motivated their work satisfaction and positive psychological capital are crucial. The state-of-the-art on teacher motivation requires a literature review regarding the studies that relate teacher motivation and the above mentioned constructs. In this paper, through…
Descriptors: Teacher Motivation, Job Satisfaction, Psychological Characteristics, Human Capital
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Garcia-Fernandez, Jose Manuel; Ingles, Candido J.; Juan, Maria Vicent; Gonzalvez-Macia, Carolina; Manas-Viejo, Carmen – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: The purpose of this study is to describe and characterize the international scientific output relating to "attitudes towards disability in education", using a battery of bibliometric indicators that make it possible to analyze and monitor international scientific activity. Method: This "ex post facto"…
Descriptors: Attitudes toward Disabilities, Bibliometrics, Science Activities, International Education
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Sanchez-Perez, Noelia; Gonzalez-Salinas, Carmen – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
From different research perspectives, the cognitive and emotional characteristics associated with ADHD in children have been identified as risk factors for the development of diverse adjustment problems in the school context. Research in nonclinical population can additionally help in understanding ADHD deficits, since children with specific…
Descriptors: Social Adjustment, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, At Risk Students, Cognitive Development
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Flores-Buils, Raquel; Gil-Beltran, Jose Manuel; Caballer-Miedes, Antonio; Martinez-Martinez, Miguel Angel – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: Studies that investigate research activity are possible by quantifying certain variables pertaining to articles published in specialized journals. Once quantified, numerical data are obtained that summarize characteristics of the research activity. These data are obtained through scientometric indicators. This is an objective and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bibliometrics, Literature Reviews, Meta Analysis
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Stamatis, Panagiotis J. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: The introductory part of this paper underlines the research interest of the educational community in the issue of non-verbal communication in education. The question for the introduction of this scientific field in Greek education enter within the context of this research which include many aspects. Method: The paper essentially…
Descriptors: Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Environment, Foreign Countries, Content Analysis
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Alkharusi, Hussain – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Since its origin in the late 1970s and early 1980s, achievement goal theory has provided significant contributions to the research and practice in education and psychology. The theory has been considered to be an influential framework for conceptualizing student motivation. The term motivation refers to the interaction dynamics of many factors in…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Student Motivation, Literature Reviews, Educational Environment
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Fernandez-Berrocal, Pablo; Ruiz, Desiree – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2008
Emotional intelligence (EI) has emerged in the past twenty five years as one of the crucial components of emotional adjustment, personal well-being, life success, and interpersonal relationships in different contexts of everyday life. This article provides a critical review of the research field of EI in the school context and analyzes its present…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Academic Achievement, Social Adjustment, Emotional Adjustment
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Roebken, Heinke – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2007
Introduction: A variety of studies has shown that the type of goal orientation determines students' cognitive and behavioral reactions as well as their educational performance (e.g. Ames 1992, Ames/Archer 1988, Valle et al. 2003). Contrary to many views, this study perceives goal orientation as a multidimensional construct with different…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Behavior, Academic Achievement, Goal Orientation