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Arco-Tirado, José L.; Fernández-Martín, Francisco D.; Hernández-Moreno, Nuria – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2018
The purpose of this study was to demonstrate the effectiveness of a Bilingual Mentors Program to develop cognitive, non-cognitive or second language skills on senior and freshmen university students, respectively, from two different Degrees at the University of Granada (Spain). Two Degrees were involved in this project, English Studies provided…
Descriptors: Mentors, Teacher Education, Second Language Learning, Program Effectiveness
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García-Ros, Rafael; Pérez-González, Francisco; Cavas-Martínez, Francisco; Tomás, José M. – Educational Psychology, 2018
Applying a structural equations modelling methodology, the study analyses the relationships and effects of self-regulated learning (social interaction learning strategies and motivation) and first-year university experiences on permanence in the sophomore year. The participants are 239 first-year students in different Engineering degrees at a…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Learning Strategies, Student Motivation, Student Experience
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Hervás Torres, Mirian; Fernández Martín, Francisco D.; Arco Tirado, José Luis; Miñaca Laprida, María Isabel – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2017
Introduction: The low productivity that prevailing in recent years in Higher Education requires urgently institutional responses aimed to improving quality of university education contributing to the development among students of key competences for lifelong learning. In this sense, the aim of this research was to explore the effects of an…
Descriptors: Service Learning, College Students, Quasiexperimental Design, Pretests Posttests
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Valle, Antonio; Núñez, José Carlos; Cabanach, Ramón G.; Rodríguez, Susana; Rosário, Pedro; Inglés, Cándido J. – Educational Psychology, 2015
The aim of the current study was to obtain information from students in higher education on different motivational profiles that resulted from the combination of three academic goals (i.e. learning goals (LG), performance-approach goals and performance-avoidance goals). Moreover, information related to the relevance of each goal within each…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, College Students, Foreign Countries, Student Educational Objectives
Pracana, Clara, Ed. – Online Submission, 2014
We are delighted to welcome you to the International Psychological Applications Conference and Trends 2014, taking place in Porto, Portugal, from 4 to 6 of April. Psychology, in our time, offers a large range of scientific fields where it can be applied. The goal of understanding individuals and groups (mental functions and behavioral…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Foreign Countries, Intervention, Prevention
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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