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Cano, Maribel; Castelló, Montserrat; Leitão, Selma – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: The aim of this study was to analyze how oral argumentative strategies, argumentative sequences and interaction patterns relate to argumentative content and the required learning objectives. Method: Two different kinds of debates were analyzed. In the first, the participants defended one point of view, while in the second the…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, College Freshmen, Debate, Oral Language
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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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Álvarez-Montero, Francisco; Mojardín-Heráldez, Ambrocio; Audelo-López, Carmen – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Graduate studies, and in particular doctoral ones, pursue the development of scientific researchers able to make original contributions in a specific area of knowledge. However, attrition rates indicate that achieving this goal is not easy. The available evidence indicates that there are behavioral factors, positive and negative, that influence…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Doctoral Programs, Admission Criteria, Correlation
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Domenech-Betoret, Fernando – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
The purpose of this work is to present an instructional model entitled the "Modelo de Calidad de Situacion Educativa" (MCSE) and how teachers can use it to reflect and investigate in a formal educational setting. It is a theoretical framework which treat to explain the functioning of an educational setting by organizing and relating the…
Descriptors: Teaching Models, Reflective Teaching, Classroom Research, Classroom Environment
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Panadero, Ernesto; Alonso-Tapia, Jesus – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Self-assessment is one of the most usual activities in classroom from all different educational levels. However a high percentage of teachers report not knowing how self-assessment influence students' learning or how to implement it successfully in their classrooms. In this article two different lines of research concerning self-assessment…
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Individuals), Formative Evaluation, Self Management, Learning Strategies
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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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Awofala, Adeneye O. A.; Arigbabu, Abayomi A.; Fatade, Alfred O.; Awofala, Awoyemi A. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: The stability of the achievement goal orientation across different contexts has been a source of further research since the new millennium. Through theoretically-driven and empirically-based analyses, this study investigated the psychometric properties of the Elliot and McGregor 2x2 framework for achievement goal questionnaire within…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Goal Orientation, Questionnaires, Foreign Countries
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Kuldas, Seffetullah; Bakar, Zainudin Abu; Ismail, Hairul Nizam – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
This review investigates how the unconscious information processing can create satisfactory learning outcomes, and can be used to ameliorate the challenges of teaching students to regulate their learning processes. The search for the ideal model of human information processing as regards achievement of teaching and learning objectives is a…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Information Processing, Visual Aids, Short Term Memory
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Megalakaki, Olga; Craft, Anna; Cremin, Teresa – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
In the present psychology-informed literature review we address some aspects of the nature of creativity from cognitive and confluence perspectives. The authors begin by discussing models of creativity offered by cognitive and confluence approaches, focusing on the transition from univariate to multivariate models. The article explores what these…
Descriptors: Creativity, Psychometrics, Intellectual Disciplines, Multiple Intelligences
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Faber, Gunter – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: Due to a considerable lack in empirical efforts and appropriate instruments, and theoretically rooted in a cognitive-motivational perspective on academic personality development, the present study analyzes a questionnaire for measuring EFL learners' self-perceptions of oral narrative competencies and perceived anxiety concerning oral…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Anxiety, English (Second Language), Personality
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Muganda, Nixon; Joubert, Pieter, Jr.; Toit, Jacques Du; Johnson, Roy – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: This paper examines the persistent problematic issue of engaging business students in teaching computer programming. Studies continue to document challenges in teaching computer programming and various methods have been proposed with varying degrees of success. From an educator's perspective, the concern is how to engage students to…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computers, Stakeholders, Teaching Methods
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Balcikanli, Cem – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: In research literature there have been a great number of attempts to conceptualize the construct of metacognition over the last three decades. The concept itself has increased its popularity in almost all disciplines ranging from communication to nursing. This popularity has been materialized with a lot of metacognitive inventories…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Student Teachers, Educational Research, Metacognition
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Stamatis, Panagiotis J. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
This paper begins by exploring touch as "tactile perception" dimension, which means what human hands could achieve, especially considering the important role of skin receptors. The author moves forward to a description of children's necessity for contact as well as to their touch disorders. Following descriptions further clarify these items in the…
Descriptors: Nonverbal Communication, Student Attitudes, Educational Environment, Teacher Attitudes
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Nyroos, Mikaela; Wiklund-Hornqvist, Carola – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: The Swedish government has decided to introduce national tests in primary education. Swedish pupils in general have few tests and a recognised possible adverse effect of testing is test anxiety among pupils, which may have a negative impact on examination performance. However, there has been little research on effects of testing on…
Descriptors: Primary Education, Mathematics Achievement, Testing, Grade 3
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Martinez-Monteagudo, Maria C.; Ingles, Candido J.; Trianes, Maria V.; Garcia-Fernandez, Jose M. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: School anxiety is often defined as a set of symptoms grouped into cognitive, psychophysiological and motor responses emitted by an individual in school situations that can be perceived as threatening and/or dangerous. School anxiety may be influenced--among other relevant school variables - by the perception of social climate and the…
Descriptors: Violence, Measures (Individuals), Profiles, Social Environment
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