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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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Panadero, Ernesto; Alonso-Tapia, Jesus – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Self-assessment is one of the most usual activities in classroom from all different educational levels. However a high percentage of teachers report not knowing how self-assessment influence students' learning or how to implement it successfully in their classrooms. In this article two different lines of research concerning self-assessment…
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Individuals), Formative Evaluation, Self Management, Learning Strategies
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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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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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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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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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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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Phan, Huy P. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2008
Background: Research investigation into epistemological beliefs and students' approaches to learning (SAL) from a qualitative perspective has been limited to a few studies. In particular, very research has attempted to explore the origin of personal epistemology and its relation with SAL, taking into account the sociocultural background and …
Descriptors: Sociocultural Patterns, Pacific Islanders, Foreign Countries, Epistemology
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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