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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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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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Bay, Erdal – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: This study aims to develop a scale to determine learner roles in constructive learning environment. Method: This study was conducted with 126 teacher candidates who study in Foreign Languages Department. For this study the teacher candidates were distributed into two groups. In the first group learning environments based on social…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Reliability, Measures (Individuals), Factor Analysis
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Phan, Huy P. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
This theoretical article discusses the importance of learning approaches in sociocultural contexts. Our discussion synthesizes previous empirical research studies, taking into consideration the importance of individuals' cultural background and environmental settings. Research studies by Marton and Saljo (1976) and others (Biggs, 1987; Watkins…
Descriptors: Sociocultural Patterns, Student Attitudes, Cultural Background, Epistemology
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Garcia-Ros, Rafael; Perez, Francisco; Talaya, Isabel – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2008
Introduction: The main objective of this study is to analyze the dimensions which underlie new university students' preferences for instructional methods, and how these preferences relate to their learning styles and motivational strategies. Method: The sample consisted of 158 students in their first year of teacher training at the University of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cognitive Style, Learning Processes, Preservice Teacher Education
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Monereo, Carles – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2007
The paper aims to identify a solution to the dilemma that currently exists within the paradigm of strategic learning: the dilemma of whether a strategy should be seen as an action dependent on the specific knowledge of an educational actor--strategic knowledge--or whether it is dependent on a planned instructional context--strategic context. This…
Descriptors: Models, Learning Strategies, Teaching Methods, Self Concept
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Sanchez, Maria Dolores; de la Fuente, Jesus; Peralta, Francisco Javier – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2007
Introduction: In recent decades there has been a well warranted interest in the topic of self-regulated learning, or more recently, in developing the competency "learning how to learn". Research has shown substantial differences between those students and teachers who work along these lines, as compared to others who do not. This paper studies the…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Quasiexperimental Design, Intervention, Academic Achievement
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Cardelle-Elawar, Maria; Irwin, Leslie; Sanz de Acedo Lizarraga, Maria Luisa – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2007
This qualitative study describes the outcomes of teachers from three different countries (Ghana, Spain, and USA) enrolled in a graduate educational psychology class taught by the authors. A theory-into-practice teaching approach was used to encourage in-service teachers to conduct a research process guided by the instructors. Participants engaged…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Educational Psychology, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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Martinez Vicente, Jose Manuel; de la Fuente Arias, Jesus – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2004
This article presents the Pro&Regula program as a working tool, integrated into daily classroom teaching-learning processes, and whose purpose is to encourage learning regulation processes. Starting from the importance of pupil's learning to learn, we consider how students need to become familiar with how one learns and what must be done in…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Learning Processes, Learner Controlled Instruction, Metacognition