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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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Suarez, Jose Manuel; Fernandez, Ana Patricia – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: The topic of self-regulated learning has provided very important information about students' acquisition of knowledge and competences. Traditional research has described the importance of several cognitive, metacognitive, resource control and motivational strategies. Nevertheless, motivational strategies have received less attention…
Descriptors: Motivation Techniques, Learning Strategies, Metacognition, Foreign Countries
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Adeyemi, Babatunde A. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2008
Introduction: There is no doubt, Social Studies as a course of discipline that gained its entrance in Nigeria School Curriculum shortly after its independence, precisely, 1963 is at its infancy. A discipline of such nature that came when there was eagerness for a course of study that could assist in understanding and finding solutions to the…
Descriptors: Conventional Instruction, Social Studies, Pretests Posttests, Control Groups
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Cerezo Rusillo, Maria Teresa; Casanova Arias, Pedro Felix – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2004
Introduction: The following study examines gender differences existing in various cognitive-motivational variables (causal attributions, academic goals, academic self-concept and use of significant learning strategies) and in performance attained in school subjects of Language Arts and Mathematics. Method: For this purpose, a sample of 521…
Descriptors: Attribution Theory, Females, Language Arts, Incentives