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Ibáñez Azorín, Estefanía; Martin-Lobo, Pilar; Vergara-Moragues, Esperanza; Calvo, Ana – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2018
In recent decades there has been great interest in the study of dyslexia and the difficulties that students with dyslexia presented in reading. The result of the various studies have found dyslexia as a complex disorder with a multifactorial genesis in the predominantly phonological difficulties, neuropsychological and other learning, among which…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language Teachers
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Méndez, Laura; del Moral, M. Esther – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Video games are starting to be considered for uses other than mere entertainment or recreation--as vehicles that promote implicit learning, given their attractive formula for training different types of cognitive skills (observation, memory, problem solving, etc.); as catalysts for learning processes; and even as learning contexts in themselves.…
Descriptors: Video Games, Educational Innovation, Educational Games, Teaching Methods
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Paoloni, Paola Verónica Rita – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Although emotions have the potential to influence the processes of teaching and learning, its research in educational contexts emerges slowly and piecemeal. This article seeks to contribute to clarify a field of Educational Psychology that promises contributions to design instructional environments that promote beneficial emotions to learning.…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Educational Psychology, Theories, Academic Achievement
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de la Fuente, Jesus; Vera, Manuel Mariano; Cardelle-Elawar, Maria – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
The globalized Knowledge Society of the 21st century brings with it important changes in models of work and lifestyle, triggered by the revolution in Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). It has led to new ways of understanding knowledge itself, human activity, and consequently, professional and economic activity. In this current…
Descriptors: Competence, Innovation, Learning Processes, Creativity
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Peter-Szarka, Szilvia – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
The concept of creativity has been the subject of much research since the 1950s. These theories mainly focus on the individual, personal characteristics of creativity. However, in the past few decades this person-centered spectrum of creativity has been broadened, and today we encounter several theories that emphasize the importance of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Creativity, Classroom Environment, Context Effect
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Molina, Fidel – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: Emotions have not been regarded as very relevant in educational processes, despite early sociologists underlining the importance of feelings in education. The focus of this research is on the teaching of Physical Education at the Primary School level in Spain. Method: We reflect on the importance of emotions in education from the…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Elementary School Students, Emotional Development, Learning Processes
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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, 2012
The scientometric study of scientific output through publications in specialized journals cannot be undertaken exclusively with the databases available today. For this reason, the objective of this article is to introduce the "Base de Datos de Investigacion en Orientacion Vocacional" [Vocational Guidance Research Database], based on the…
Descriptors: Databases, Career Guidance, Vocational Education, Research
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Darretxe, Leire; Sepulveda, Lucy – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
The following article describes the Asperger syndrome (AS), an autism spectrum disorder, including an explanation of the main difficulties involved, especially with regard to social interaction, communication and imagination. In addition, specific examples help provide a more concrete understanding of the topic. Based on the principal explanatory…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Educational Needs, Intervention, Interpersonal Competence
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Phan, Huy P. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
This theoretical article discusses the importance of learning approaches in sociocultural contexts. Our discussion synthesizes previous empirical research studies, taking into consideration the importance of individuals' cultural background and environmental settings. Research studies by Marton and Saljo (1976) and others (Biggs, 1987; Watkins…
Descriptors: Sociocultural Patterns, Student Attitudes, Cultural Background, Epistemology
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Phan, Huy P. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2009
Future time perspective (FTP) serves as a strong motivational force for individuals to engage in activities that may be instrumental in future outcomes. There has been a voluminous body of research studies, to date, that explored the importance of FTP. This article discusses FTP from sociocultural perspectives. Based on previous empirical…
Descriptors: Time Perspective, Futures (of Society), Sociocultural Patterns, Identification
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Ruiz, Francisco; Molina, Marta; Lupianez, Jose Luis; Segovia, Isidoro; Flores, Pablo – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2009
The future implementation of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) requires thorough reflection on how to design and develop teacher training courses. In this reflection, it is important to reconsider, among other issues, the role of prospective teachers in their own learning process and the professional competences that they must develop in…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary Education, Mathematics Education, Teacher Education Programs
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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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Palomera, Raquel; Fernandez-Berrocal, Pablo; Brackett, Marc A. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2008
This article calls for the inclusion of emotional competencies within basic competencies considered in compulsory schooling and in the objectives of pre-service teacher training that is now being designed within the European Space for Higher Education. Toward this end, we review current research on the fundamental role of emotional competencies,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Emotional Intelligence, Role, Job Performance
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Donoso, Trinidad; Figuera, Maria Pilar – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2007
Career and employment counseling has been shown to be a key tool for assisting in processes of socio-professional placement. The objective of this article is to offer an innovative model of intervention that addresses the three vertices of labour market, social fabric and personal context, from which one can understand and globally analyze those…
Descriptors: Intervention, Labor Market, Career Counseling, Career Guidance
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Lucas, Susana – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2007
A three-fold research challenge, focused on the following general, interrelated questions, is undertaken in this study: (1) How does one develop competencies required in different university degrees in order to adequately function both as a person in society as well as in professional practice? (2) What role do Institutions of Higher Education,…
Descriptors: Colleges, College Graduates, Education Work Relationship, Social Psychology
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