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Hinz, Arnold – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2017
Introduction: The aim of this study was to evaluate the school-based "My Body and I" program which was designed to help girls and boys to cope better with inevitable pubertal body changes. Method: Using a pre-post treatment-control design with 25 treatment and 17 control classes from schools in Germany and France (484 boys, 485 girls;…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Body Composition, Gender Differences, Preadolescents
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Ting, Jing Jing; Tarmizi, Rohani Tarmizi; Bakar, Kamariah Abu; Aralas, Dalia – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2017
Introduction: Analysis of lessons held in East Asia regions that perform well in Trends in International Mathematics and Science Studies such as; South Korea, Hong Kong and Japan, demonstrated teachers in mathematics classroom enacted features of the content systematically with consideration of variation within students' capabilities. Recent…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Academic Achievement, Mathematics Instruction, Algebra
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Medina-Garrido, Elena; León, Jaime – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2017
Introduction: Holding a fix or an incremental mindset influence academic performance; we wonder if an intervention would change students' mindsets. The main goal of this study was to design and analyse the effectiveness of an easy to scale intervention to diminish students' belief about intelligence as something innate and fix, and think that we…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Attitude Change, Intervention
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Castillo-Gualda, Ruth; García, Valme; Pena, Mario; Galán, Arturo; Brackett, Marc A. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2017
Introduction: The goal of this study was to assess the effectiveness of a socio-emotional learning program, RULER, on enhancing both the emotional intelligence and work-related outcomes in Spanish teachers. Measures included: Ability emotional intelligence, assessed by the Mayer-Salovey-Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test (MSCEIT) and work-related…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Multivariate Analysis, Foreign Countries, Teacher Burnout
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Muñoz, Liz; Cruz, Josefina Santa – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: The aim of this work was to determine whether the type of feedback given by the preschool teacher during class impacts the children's metacognitive control. For this purpose, the children's behavior was analyzed while teachers provided feedback during collaborative learning sessions. Method: A quasi-experimental, cross-sectional…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Preschool Education, Preschool Children, Feedback (Response)
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Filella, G.; Cabello, E.; Pérez-Escoda, N.; Ros-Morente, A. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: Coexistence in schools inevitably implies conflicts among peers, which can have a negative impact in both the students' well-being and their academic achievement. In this sense, the main objective of the present article is to introduce and describe the evaluation of the Training Program in Emotional Management Happy 8-12. This…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Peer Relationship, Affective Measures, Grade 5
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Espada-Sánchez, José P.; Hernández-Serrano, Olga – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
The objective of the present study is to review the evidence on the effectiveness concerning the Saluda program, a school-based substance use prevention protocol used amongst adolescents. We provide a description of the program content and the results from nine controlled trials evaluating the program effectiveness. Participants were Spanish…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Prevention, Comprehensive School Health Education, Substance Abuse
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Cejudo, Javier; Latorre, Sebastián – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Introduction: The aim of the present research is to experimentally assess the effects of a videogame program ("Spock") for improving emotional intelligence (EI) as an ability among a sample of adolescents. Method: The sample was made up of 92 adolescents, aged 17 to 19, who were currently studying the second year of…
Descriptors: Video Games, Educational Technology, Emotional Intelligence, Adolescents
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del Moral-Pérez, Mª Esther; Fernández-García, Laura Carlota; Guzmán-Duque, Alba Patricia – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Introduction: Our research focused on studying the extent to which the planned, systematic use of educational videogames can result in the generation of learning contexts conducive to developing Multiple Intelligences (MIs) amongst schoolchildren. Methodology: A twofold methodological approach was adopted: a) qualitative: previous assessment and…
Descriptors: Video Games, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Multiple Intelligences
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Breed, Betty; Mentz, Elsa; van der Westhuizen, Gert – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: The research focused on metacognition in a collaborative learning setting. Based on a comprehensive literature study the researchers designed a metacognitive teaching-learning strategy for pair programmers. Our purpose was to investigate the influence of this metacognitive teaching-learning strategy during pair programming in an…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Cooperative Learning, Meta Analysis, Mixed Methods Research
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Dejonckheere, Peter J. N.; Desoete, Annemie; Fonck, Nathalie; Roderiguez, Dave; Six, Leen; Vermeersch, Tine; Vermeulen, Lies – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: In the present study we used a metaphorical representation in order to stimulate the numerical competences of six-year-olds. It was expected that when properties of physical action are used for mathematical thinking or when abstract mathematical thinking is grounded in sensorimotor processes, learning gains should be more pronounced…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Number Concepts, Elementary School Mathematics, Numeracy
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García-Gómez, Andrés; Risco, Manuel López; Rubio, Jesús Carlos; Guerrero, Eloisa; García-Peña, Inés Magdalena – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: The use of horses in therapy has a fairly long history. There are many references to the therapeutic benefits of this activity. Such therapies have been undergoing a boom internationally in recent years. However scientific research into the effective use of this activity in children with autism is still in the early stages of…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Animals, Therapeutic Recreation
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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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Rabanos, Natalia Larraz; Torres, Pedro Allueva – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: The aim of this study is to present an intervention program for creative skills development applied to a group of students of lower Secondary Education. Method: This program was applied in a school in Zaragoza (Spain) during the 2008-09 academic year. The study used a repeated-measures, quasi-experimental design with non-equivalent…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Creative Thinking, Thinking Skills, Skill Development
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Perez-Escoda, N.; Filella, G.; Alegre, A.; Bisquerra, R. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: This paper describes the evaluation of two training programmes, one targeted at teachers and the other at pupils, the aim of both being to improve personal and social well-being through the development of emotional competence (emotional awareness, emotional regulation, emotional autonomy, social competence and life competencies).…
Descriptors: Well Being, Emotional Intelligence, Elementary Schools, Interpersonal Competence
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