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Marugan de Miguelsanz, Montserrat; Carbonero Martin, Miguel Angel; Palazuelo Martinez, Ma Marcela – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: This study explores the level of assertiveness in various samples of students from Primary and Secondary Education. With the data obtained, on the one hand, we analyzed the relation between assertiveness and academic performance and, on the other, we verified whether students who are excluded from the norm, either because of their…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Primary Education, Compensatory Education, Academic Failure
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Rouis, Sana; Limayem, Moez; Salehi-Sangari, Esmail – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: The paper provides a preliminary analysis of the effects of Facebook usage by undergraduate students at Lulea University of Technology in Sweden. The proposed research model tests the perceived effect of personality traits, self-regulation, and trust on students' achievements. Based on flow theory, the model suggests negative…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Personality Traits, Trust (Psychology), Life Satisfaction
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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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Tavakolizadeh, Jahanshir; Qavam, Soghra Ebrahimi – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: Nowadays, self-regulated learning has become an important focus in research and a large number of studies have been undergone about self-regulation, school achievement and motivation of learning, but few researches has been done in the field of self-regulated leaning and motivational variables and attributions. This research has…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Academic Achievement, Learning Strategies
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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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Jiang, Ying Hong; Yau, Jenny; Bonner, Patricia; Chiang, Linda – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: Driven by an overarching conceptual framework adapted from Self-Determination Theory, this study tested the direct and indirect effects of perceived parental academia autonomy support vs. academic planning control on the interrelated variables of adolescents' self-esteem, academic motivation, and academic achievement, using…
Descriptors: Educational Planning, Structural Equation Models, Academic Achievement, Self Determination
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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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Sarfo, Frederick Kwaku; Elen, Jan – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: This study addresses two major issues with respect to cooperative learning. The study aims at experimentally investigating the function of positive resource interdependence and individual accountability on academic performance of individuals in cooperative learning. Method: To achieve the purpose a two by two randomized post-test…
Descriptors: Group Discussion, Academic Achievement, Cooperative Learning, Program Effectiveness
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Jones, Brett D. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: The MUSIC Model of Academic Motivation consists of psychological components (i.e., empowerment, usefulness, success, interest, and caring) that have been derived from research and theory as ones that are critical to student engagement in academic settings. The purpose of this study was to: (1) determine whether men and women rate…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Models, Gender Differences, Undergraduate Students
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Pulkki-Raback, Laura; Pullmann, Helle; Hintsanen, Mirka; Alatupa, Saija; Ravaja, Niklas; Lehtimaki, Terho; Keltikangas-jarvinen, Liisa – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: Genes have been suggested to interact with predictors of school performance, but evidence is scarce. The purpose was to examine whether a hyperactive temperament leads to different school performance, depending on variability in a serotonin receptor gene (5-HTR2A). Method: The participants were a population-based sample of 909 girls…
Descriptors: Grade Point Average, Educational Objectives, Outcomes of Education, Academic Achievement
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Chow, Henry P. H. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: University students need to cope with a complex new life role and to achieve academic success. This article explores the academic performance and psychological well-being among university students in a western Canadian city. Method: Using a convenience sample, a total of 501 undergraduate students in Regina, Saskatchewan took part in…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Life Satisfaction, Quality of Life
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Kususanto, Prihadi; Ismail, Hairul Nizam; Jamil, Hazri – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: Between-class ability grouping practice in Malaysian Secondary Schools was studied in order to find the influence students' perception on their teachers' behavior on their self-esteem. Students' perception on teachers' behaviors were divided into two categories: controlling students' behavior to avoid disciplinary matters and…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Teacher Behavior, Student Attitudes, Low Achievement
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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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Adeyemi, Babatunde – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: The teacher plays a significant role in the intellectual development of the pupils, using various assessment and teaching styles to improve pupils' performance in school subjects. The study therefore investigated the effect of some teacher related factors: teacher level of awareness of assessment style, teacher assessment style,…
Descriptors: Teaching Styles, Teacher Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Intellectual Development
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