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Usán Supervía, Pablo; Salavera Bordás, Carlos – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: During the school stage of the students in their schools different personal and academic activities have a decisive influence on the personal and on the performance variables. Therefore, the study of variables such as emotional intelligence, engagement and academic performance will help to understand the relationships between these…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Emotional Intelligence, Learner Engagement, Adolescents
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Cid-Sillero, Sandra; Santiago-Ramajo, Sandra; Martín-Lobo, María Pilar – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2018
Introduction: One of the lines of research that has aroused great interest in recent years has been to determine the role played by certain cognitive abilities in academic performance. This article describes the relationship between executive functions (interference, flexibility and planning) and empathy and their influence on the academic…
Descriptors: Correlation, Executive Function, Empathy, Academic Achievement
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Pozo-Muñoz, Carmen; Garzón-Umerenkova, Angélica; Bretones-Nieto, Blanca; Ligia-Charry, Claudia – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: Flow has recently been the focus of research with students in regard to its relation to diverse academic and motivational variables in different educational settings. This brings out the need of more and better tools for evaluation of this construct for the Spanish speaking population. The goal of this study was to validate a Spanish…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Spanish Speaking, Questionnaires, Statistical Analysis
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Jimenez-Morales, M. Isabel; Lopez-Zafra, Esther – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: The aim of this study is to analyze the role that Perceived Emotional Intelligence and social competences have on academic performance. Furthermore, we analyze the role of teacher's expectancies on performance in secondary school students. Method: One hundred ninety three students (50.7% male and 49.3 % female) from the first and…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Role, Interpersonal Competence, Academic Achievement
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Pasta, Tiziana; Mendola, Manuela; Longobardi, Claudio; Prino, Laura Elvira; Gastaldi, Francesca Giovanna Maria – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: The literature highlights that pupils with Specific Learning Disability (SLD) often reveal a poor meta-cognitive system, with low levels of attribution to internal factors like diligence and personal skill, and high levels of attribution to external factors like ease of task, luck or help from others. Methods: This study aims to…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Metacognition, Attribution Theory, Identification
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Prihadi, Kususanto; Hairul, Nizam Ismail; Hazri, Jamil – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: Symbolic interaction theorists maintained that general self-esteem, defined as the way individuals assess themselves, is based on the individual's perception on the way others assess them (we are what we think other people think we are). Accordingly, studies in school settings indicated that students' perceived teachers' expectancy…
Descriptors: Evidence, Measures (Individuals), Statistical Analysis, Interaction
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Ochoa, Alma Rosa Aguila; Sander, Paul – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: Research with the Academic Behavioural Confidence scale using European students has shown that students have high levels of confidence in their academic abilities. It is generally accepted that people in more collectivist cultures have more realistic confidence levels in contrast to the overconfidence seen in individualistic European…
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Foreign Countries, Psychology, Mexicans
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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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Gadelrab, Hesham F. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: The purpose of this study is double. First, to evaluate the factorial structure of Approaches and Study Skills Inventory for Students (ASSIST) as a measure of approaches to learning with bilingual Egyptian higher education students by testing the plausibility of reproducing its intended three-factor structure. Second, the study aimed…
Descriptors: Research Tools, Predictive Validity, Factor Structure, Factor Analysis
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Betoret, Fernando Domenech; Artiga, Amparo Gomez – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: This study examines the relationship between student basic need satisfaction (autonomy, competence, relatedness and belonging), their reporting of approaches to learning (deep and surface), their reporting of avoidance strategies (avoidance of effort and challenge, avoidance of help seeking and preference to avoid novelty) and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Psychological Needs, Help Seeking, Student Attitudes
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Stephanou, Georgia – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: This study examined (a) students' experienced emotions in classes of Mathematics and Language, (b) the role of students' emotions in perceiving their school performance in the same school subjects as successful or unsuccessful, and (c) the effects of students' self-beliefs (performance expectations, value beliefs, ability…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Academic Achievement, Program Effectiveness, Grade 10
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Olatoye, R. Ademola; Akintunde, S. O.; Yakasai, M. I. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: This study investigated the extent to which the level of creativity and emotional intelligence influenced the level of academic achievement of Higher National Diploma HND business administration students of Polytechnics in the South Western States of Nigeria. Method: Three instruments; Student Cumulative Grade Point (CGPA)…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Creativity, Academic Achievement, Business Administration Education
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Was, Christopher A.; Al-Harthy, Ibrahim; Stack-Oden, Maura; Isaacson, Randall M. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2009
Introduction: Two constructs that have received a great deal of attention in Educational Psychology research are Achievement Orientation and Identity Status. However, the relationship between these two constructs has not received the attention that the current researcher feel is warranted. The impetus for the current study is the paucity of…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Educational Psychology, Goal Orientation, Academic Achievement
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Adeyemo, David Akinlolu – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2005
The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of parental involvement, interest in schooling and school environment on academic self-efficacy of fresh secondary school students. Two hundred and fifty students constituted the study's sample. Both the independent and the dependent variables were measured with relevant standardized…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Parent Participation, Student Interests, Academic Achievement