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Álvarez-Montero, Francisco J.; Leyva-Cruz, María G.; Moreno-Alcaraz, Flérida – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2018
Introduction: One of the many notions that have been introduced in education in the last 50 years is that of learning styles. This idea is very popular and enjoys good acceptance. However, from a scientific perspective this notion is very controversial. In this sense, Coffield, Moseley, Hall, and Ecclestone, made the first systematic review on the…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Measures (Individuals), Psychometrics, Test Reliability
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Kahraman, Nurcan – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2018
Introduction: This study aims to explore the effect of students' adoption of approach goals; both mastery and performance approach goals and performance avoidance goals on their motivational beliefs and coping strategy use in science classes from multiple goals perspective. Students' motivational beliefs were examined in terms of self-efficacy and…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Grade 7, Goal Orientation, Academic Achievement
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de la Fuente, Jesús; Amate, Jorge; Sander, Paul – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2018
Introduction: The objective of this research study was to establish interdependence relationships between cognitive learning strategies, motivational strategies toward study and academic stress, as variables of the Competency Model for Studying, Learning and Performing under Stress (SLPS), in a group of professional examination candidates. Method:…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Cognitive Processes, Motivation Techniques, Stress Variables
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Mendoza, Brigitte Julieth Rodriguez; Diaz, Martha Melizza Ordoñez; Silva, Luis Carlos Meneses – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2018
Introduction: In the educational context, information and communication technologies imply a paradigm shift in learning-teaching processes both in the renewal of knowledge and practices and in evaluating knowledge appropriation. In this sense, in the present paper we analyze the incidence of the implementation of didactic strategies, problem-based…
Descriptors: College Students, Abstract Reasoning, Learning Strategies, Problem Based Learning
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Hervás Torres, Mirian; Fernández Martín, Francisco D.; Arco Tirado, José Luis; Miñaca Laprida, María Isabel – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2017
Introduction: The low productivity that prevailing in recent years in Higher Education requires urgently institutional responses aimed to improving quality of university education contributing to the development among students of key competences for lifelong learning. In this sense, the aim of this research was to explore the effects of an…
Descriptors: Service Learning, College Students, Quasiexperimental Design, Pretests Posttests
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Paulino, Paula; Sá, Isabel; Lopes da Silva, Adelina – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: The self-regulation of motivation (SRM) is conceptualized as a meta-motivational process that guides students' efforts and persistence when performing tasks. This process regulates students' behavior through strategies that are influenced by motivational beliefs. SRM allows students to motivate themselves and guides their behavior.…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Learning Motivation, Self Efficacy, Metacognition
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Alkharusi, Hussain – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: Students are daily exposed to a variety of assessment tasks in the classroom. It has long been recognized that students' perceptions of the assessment tasks may influence student academic achievement. The present study aimed at predicting academic achievement in mathematics from perceptions of the assessment tasks after controlling…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Predictive Measurement, Predictor Variables, Learning Strategies
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Suárez, José Manuel; Fernández, Ana Patricia; Zamora, Ángela – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: The debate over the education of immigrant pupils relative to native Spanish students is currently a hot topic, but very little research has been undertaken in this area in Spain. The objective of this study was to detect certain possible differences in motivation and strategies between immigrant and Spanish pupils, and also between…
Descriptors: Immigration, Motivation, Secondary School Students, Student Motivation
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de la Fuente, Jesús; López, Mireia; Zapata, Lucía; Martínez-Vicente, Jose Manuel; Vera, Manuel Mariano; Solinas, Giulliana; Fadda, Salvatore – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
There has been growing research interest in achievement emotions in university teaching-learning processes in recent years. While their importance has been firmly established, there continues to be a need for assessment and intervention models. The objective of this report is to present the "Competency Model for Studying, Learning and…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Higher Education, Academic Achievement, Coping
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de la Fuente, Jesús; Justicia, Fernando; Sander, Paul; Cardelle-Elawar, Maria – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: The 3P and DEDEPRO Models predict interactive relationships among "presage," "process," and "product" variables through teaching and learning of self-regulation. The DEDEPRO Model has established different possibilities for interaction between student characteristics of self-regulation and external…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Self Control, Models
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Villardón-Gallego, Lourdes; Yániz, Concepción – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: Affective strategies for coping with affective states linked to the learning process may be oriented toward controlling emotions or toward controlling motivation. Both types affect performance, directly and indirectly. The objective of this research was to design an instrument for measuring the affective strategies used by university…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Affective Behavior, Anxiety, Measures (Individuals)
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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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Gasco, Javier; Villarroel, Jose-Domingo – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: Motivation is an important factor in the learning of mathematics. Within this area of education, word problem solving is central in most mathematics curricula of Secondary School. The objective of this research is to detect the differences in motivation in terms of the strategies used to solve word problems. Method: It analyzed the…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Word Problems (Mathematics), Problem Solving, Student Motivation
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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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Ramirez-Dorantes, Maria del Carmen; Canto y Rodriguez, Jose Enrique; Bueno-Alvarez, Jose Antonio; Echazarreta-Moreno, Alejandro – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: The "Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire" (MSLQ) is a self-report instrument designed to assess students' motivation and learning strategies (cognitive, meta-cognitive, and resource management). In the present study, we focused on translate, adapt and validate the MSLQ to Mexican educational context. Method: The…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Test Validity, Questionnaires, College Students
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