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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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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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Megalakaki, Olga; Sotiriou, Sofoklis; Savas, Stavros; Manoussakis, Yannis – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: The purpose of the present study was to explore the educational and cognitive aspects of an innovative approach to Internet use within an interdisciplinary, integrated framework for activities set up to enable students to acquire knowledge informally. These activities had the potential to provide real-world results through a model…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Learning Strategies, Agricultural Production, Experiential Learning
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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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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