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ERIC Number: EJ1047660
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Dec
Pages: 29
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 65
ISSN: EISSN-1696-2095
Emotions in Academic Contexts: Theoretical Perspectives and Implications for Educational Practice in College
Paoloni, Paola VerĂ³nica Rita
Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, v12 n3 p567-595 Dec 2014
Although emotions have the potential to influence the processes of teaching and learning, its research in educational contexts emerges slowly and piecemeal. This article seeks to contribute to clarify a field of Educational Psychology that promises contributions to design instructional environments that promote beneficial emotions to learning. First, it shows the complexity of emotion as a multidimensional construct. Second, traditional perspectives and emerging approaches are presented. Third, develops key aspects of the theory of achievement emotions by Pekrun et al. Finally, possible implications for educational practice and viable horizons for future research are provided.
University of Almeria, Education & Psychology I+D+i. Faculty of Psychology Department of Educational and Developmental Psychology, Carretera de Sacramento s/n, 04120 LaCanada de San Urbano, Almeria, Spain. Tel: +34-950-015354; Fax: +34-950-015083; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A