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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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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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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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Elstad, Eyvind; Christophersen, Knut-Andreas; Turmo, Are – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: The purpose of this article was to explore the influence of parents and teachers on the deep learning approach of pupils by estimating the strength of the relationships between these factors and the motivation, volition and deep learning approach of Norwegian 16-year-olds. Method: Structural equation modeling for cross-sectional…
Descriptors: Structural Equation Models, Academic Achievement, Motivation, Norwegian
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Tavakolizadeh, Jahanshir; Qavam, Soghra Ebrahimi – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: Nowadays, self-regulated learning has become an important focus in research and a large number of studies have been undergone about self-regulation, school achievement and motivation of learning, but few researches has been done in the field of self-regulated leaning and motivational variables and attributions. This research has…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Academic Achievement, Learning Strategies
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Betoret, Fernando Domenech; Artiga, Amparo Gomez – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: This study examines the relationship between student basic need satisfaction (autonomy, competence, relatedness and belonging), their reporting of approaches to learning (deep and surface), their reporting of avoidance strategies (avoidance of effort and challenge, avoidance of help seeking and preference to avoid novelty) and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Psychological Needs, Help Seeking, Student Attitudes
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Bartels, Jared M.; Magun-Jackson, Susan; Kemp, Arthur D. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2009
Introduction: In the present study we examined the differences in volitional strategy use (i.e., self-efficacy enhancement, negative-based incentives, and stress-reducing actions) and their relation to cognitive self-regulated learning strategy use (i.e., rehearsal, elaboration, organization, and critical thinking) in a sample of university…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Urban Universities, Self Efficacy, Learning Strategies
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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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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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Was, Christopher – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2006
Introduction: The distinction between mastery and performance goals has been the dominant theoretical approach to goal orientation study for the past three decades. Recent investigations have begun to provide evidence that further distinctions are necessary. It has also been implied that students' beliefs about the nature of intelligence play a…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Goal Orientation, Factor Analysis, Academic Achievement
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Jorge, Carmen M. Hernandez; Borges del Rosal, Africa – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2005
Possessing high intellectual ability is no guarantee of academic success. In fact, the relevant literature often reports problems of delays in academic progress, as well as hyperactivity and attention problems in students of high ability. It is therefore relevant to design programs which help toward attainment of academic success. In this paper we…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Academic Achievement, Learning Strategies, Hyperactivity
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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
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Montalvo, Fermin Torrano; Torres, Maria Carmen Gonzalez – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2004
The context of Educational Psychology has seen profound changes over the last 30 years; due to these, self-regulated learning has become a current focus for research, and one of the essential axes of educational practice. Since Zimmerman and Schunk's (1989) publication, "Self-Regulated Learning and Academic Achievement: Theory, Research, and…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Academic Achievement, Educational Practices, Independent Study
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Rosario, Pedro; Nunez Perez, Jose Carlos; Gonzalez-Pienda, Julio Antonio – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2004
Within the framework of new study programs for Portuguese mandatory education, we carried out a research program at the school "Nossa Senhora do Rosario," under the coordination of this article's first author. Self-regulation of learning is the conceptual framework for the project, called "(Des)venturas do Testas"…
Descriptors: Compulsory Education, Academic Achievement, Learning Strategies, Educational Practices