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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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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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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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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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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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Romero, Margarida; Lambropoulos, Niki – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) activities aim to promote collaborative knowledge construction and convergence. During the CSCL activity, the students should regulate their learning activity, at the individual and collective level. This implies an organisation cost related to the coordination of the activity with the team-mates…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Computer Assisted Instruction, Learning Strategies, Teamwork
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Papantoniou, Georgia; Moraitou, Despina; Katsadima, Effie; Dinou, Magda – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: The present study examined the effect of action control (i.e., disengagement, initiative, and persistence) and dispositional hope (i.e., pathways thought, and agency thinking) on self-regulated learning strategy use (i.e., cognitive, metacognitive, and resource management) and course achievement. Method: A total of 275 undergraduate…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Academic Persistence, Learning Strategies, Measures (Individuals)
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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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Jimenez, Virginia; Puente, Anibal; Alvarado, Jesus M.; Arrebillaga, Lorena – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2009
Introduction: Current cognitive approaches highlight the importance of metacognition. "Learning how to learn" facilities awareness of one's own learning process, how they work, how to optimize their functioning, control of reading process, and so on. Acquisition of these skills is one of the new educational requirements for students, as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Metacognition, Self Control, Learning Strategies
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Phan, Huy P. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2008
Introduction: Recent research in educational psychology has explored student approaches to learning (SAL) and epistemological beliefs within the theoretical framework of self-regulated learning. The focus of this research study seeks to explore the predictiveness of learning approaches and epistemological beliefs on students' self-regulatory…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Educational Psychology, Goal Orientation, Measures (Individuals)
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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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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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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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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
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