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Gomez, Soledad Andres; Gaymard, Sandrine – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: The problem of school violence has been studied in the last decades from different perspectives, especially focused on bullying conflicts. Whole school approaches have been recommended by many experts in the field. The aim of the present study is to assess climate changes in two secondary schools that implement a peer support…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Change, Secondary Schools, Pretests Posttests
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Dupont, Serge; Galand, Benoit; Nils, Frédéric; Hospel, Virginie – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: The present study aimed to test a theoretically-based model (the self-system model of motivational development) including at the same time the extent to which the social context provides structure, warmth and autonomy support, the students' perceived autonomy, relatedness and competence, and behavioral, cognitive and emotional…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Questionnaires, Structural Equation Models, Prediction
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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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Dejonckheere, Peter J. N.; Desoete, Annemie; Fonck, Nathalie; Roderiguez, Dave; Six, Leen; Vermeersch, Tine; Vermeulen, Lies – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: In the present study we used a metaphorical representation in order to stimulate the numerical competences of six-year-olds. It was expected that when properties of physical action are used for mathematical thinking or when abstract mathematical thinking is grounded in sensorimotor processes, learning gains should be more pronounced…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Number Concepts, Elementary School Mathematics, Numeracy
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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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García-Gómez, Andrés; Risco, Manuel López; Rubio, Jesús Carlos; Guerrero, Eloisa; García-Peña, Inés Magdalena – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: The use of horses in therapy has a fairly long history. There are many references to the therapeutic benefits of this activity. Such therapies have been undergoing a boom internationally in recent years. However scientific research into the effective use of this activity in children with autism is still in the early stages of…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Animals, Therapeutic Recreation
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Carnicer, Josep Gustems; Calderón, Caterina – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: Empathy and coping strategies have been shown to be closely associated with the perceived psychological well-being of students. The aim of the present study was to analyze the relationship between empathy and coping strategies and psychological distress among students in teacher education. Method: A cross-sectional study. Ninety…
Descriptors: Empathy, Coping, Well Being, Predictor Variables
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De la Torre-Cruz, M. J.; García-Linares, M. C.; Casanova-Arias, P. F. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: Physical and aggressive behavior which children and adolescents show toward peers is associated to parenting styles. The aim of this research was to examine the relation between perceived parenting styles (from mothers and fathers) and the level of physical and verbal aggressive behavior, anger and hostility showed towards the peers.…
Descriptors: Correlation, Child Rearing, Parenting Styles, Aggression
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Garcia-Fernandez, Jose Manuel; Ingles, Candido J.; Juan, Maria Vicent; Gonzalvez-Macia, Carolina; Manas-Viejo, Carmen – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: The purpose of this study is to describe and characterize the international scientific output relating to "attitudes towards disability in education", using a battery of bibliometric indicators that make it possible to analyze and monitor international scientific activity. Method: This "ex post facto"…
Descriptors: Attitudes toward Disabilities, Bibliometrics, Science Activities, International Education
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Domenech-Betoret, Fernando – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
The purpose of this work is to present an instructional model entitled the "Modelo de Calidad de Situacion Educativa" (MCSE) and how teachers can use it to reflect and investigate in a formal educational setting. It is a theoretical framework which treat to explain the functioning of an educational setting by organizing and relating the…
Descriptors: Teaching Models, Reflective Teaching, Classroom Research, Classroom Environment
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Sanchez-Perez, Noelia; Gonzalez-Salinas, Carmen – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
From different research perspectives, the cognitive and emotional characteristics associated with ADHD in children have been identified as risk factors for the development of diverse adjustment problems in the school context. Research in nonclinical population can additionally help in understanding ADHD deficits, since children with specific…
Descriptors: Social Adjustment, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, At Risk Students, Cognitive Development
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Youngblom, Rachel; Filter, Kevin – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: Many teachers lack the skills to effectively deal with behavorial issues when they arise and may not be familiar with behavorial techniques to utilize with students who have behavorial disabilities. The aim of the present study is to understand the extent to which pre-service teachers adequately understand functions of behavior and…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Behavior, Knowledge Level, Classroom Techniques
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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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Roderer, Thomas; Roebers, Claudia M. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: The metacognitve ability to accurately estimate ones performance in a test, is assumed to be of central importance for initializing task-oriented effort. In addition activating adequate problem-solving strategies, and engaging in efficient error detection and correction. Although school children's' ability to estimate their own…
Descriptors: Pilot Projects, Mathematics Tests, Performance Based Assessment, Metacognition
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Tsibidaki, Assimina – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: The target of the study is to examine important aspects of the marital relationship: marital satisfaction, spouse's representation of the marital relationship, roles and boundaries in families raising a child with a severe disability. Also, this study compares families with a child with a severe disability to those with children…
Descriptors: Marital Satisfaction, Foreign Countries, Spouses, Severe Disabilities
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