NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Audience
Location
Spain14
United Kingdom1
Laws, Policies, & Programs
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing all 14 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Esteban, Moises; Sidera, Francesc; Serrano, Jessica; Amado, Anna; Rostan, Carles – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: This study tested the effects of a training program intending to foster social understanding or the capacity which enables them to understand themselves and others in terms of intentions, beliefs, desires, and emotions in children at preschool age. A number of studies have shown that in the context of shared narratives, children are…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Intervention, Preschool Children, Social Cognition
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Benitez, Juan Luis; Garcia-Berben, Ana; Fernandez-Cabezas, Maria – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2009
Introduction: Although bullying is a phenomenon which directly affects teachers, they receive little preparation in how to handle it. One way to correct this situation is to include specific content about bullying within their initial university curriculum. We present a study that shows how a specific course on bullying affects trainee teachers'…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Bullying, Elementary Secondary Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Justo, Clemente Franco – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2008
Introduction: Although there have been many definitions and much research has been done in the field of creativity in the last few years, scarce attention has been devoted to studying and investigating the motor area of creativity. In this study we sought to verify the effect that a creative relaxation programme could have on the self-concept…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Quasiexperimental Design, Creativity
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
de la Fuente, Jesus; Cano, Francisco; Justicia, Fernando; Pichardo, Maria del Carmen; Garcia-Berben, Ana Belen; Martinez-Vicente, Jose Manuel; Sander, Paul – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2007
Introduction: The current panorama of Higher Education reveals a need to improve teaching and learning processes taking place there. The rise of the information society transforms how we organize learning and transmit knowledge. On this account, teaching-learning processes must be enhanced, the role of teachers and students must be evaluated, and…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Academic Achievement, Learning Processes, Foreign Countries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Rodrigo, Mercedes; Jimenez, Juan E.; Garcia, Eduardo; Diaz, Alicia; Ortiz, M. Rosario; Guzman, Remedios; Hernandez-Valle, Isabel; Estevez, Adelina; Hernandez, Sergio – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2004
Introduction: The aim of this study was to examine the role of multiletter units, such as the morpheme and whole word, in accessing the lexicon, in Spanish children with dyslexia. Method: A sample of 60 participants were selected and organised i n three different groups: 1) an experimental group of 18 reading-disabled children, (2) a control group…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Dyslexia, Foreign Countries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Jimenez, Juan E.; Garcia, Eduardo; Estevez, Adelina; Diaz, Alicia; Guzman, Remedios; Hernandez-Valle, Isabel; Rosario, Maria; Rodrigo, Mercedes; Hernandez, Sergio – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2004
Introduction: The main purpose of this study is to investigate whether children who have reading disabilities in an alphabetically transparent orthography show a syntactic processing deficit. This research focuses on exploring syntactic processing and the use of morphological markers by subjects with reading disabilities. We analyze these groups'…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Reading Difficulties