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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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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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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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Roman Sanchez, Jose Maria – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2004
Introduction: Experimental validation of a self-regulated learning procedure for university students, i.e. the "meaningful text-reading" strategy, is reported in this paper. The strategy's theoretical framework is the "ACRA Model" of learning strategies. The strategy consists of a flexible, recurring sequence of five mental operations of written…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Learning Strategies, Information Processing
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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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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
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