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Kaya, Zeki – Online Submission, 2019
In a general sense, psychology is a science that studies human and animal behaviours, and the reasons of these behaviours. The symbolic foundation date of psychology is 1879. In this year, Wilheml Wundt (1832-1920) established a psychology laboratory in Leipzig. Psychology is accepted to have started as a science with the establishment of this…
Descriptors: Developmental Psychology, Educational Psychology, Epistemology, Behaviorism
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Crawford, Renée; Southcott, Jane – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2017
Technology is a dominant mediating factor impacting on current human behaviour and social change, which both acts on and is acted upon by other phenomena. This changing social landscape, along with new expectations and requirements, drives our educational priorities and curriculum agenda. There is no denying the prevalence of technology found in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, National Curriculum, Secondary School Curriculum
Kankaraš, Miloš – OECD Publishing, 2017
Personality characteristics shape human behaviour and influence a wide range of life events and outcomes. They do so not only through their direct effects on life outcomes, but also through their indirect effects on other important personal factors and intermediate life events, such as the development of cognitive capacities, the attainment of…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Adults, Surveys, International Assessment
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Fleming, Daniel; Lovat, Terence – Journal of Moral Education, 2014
Democratic societies today face increasing diversity, including religious diversity, and are finding that interfaith engagement possesses potential to bring out the worst and the best of human responses and, correlatively, that such engagement can either assist in or undermine the social cohesion of these societies. This article employs Triune…
Descriptors: Ethics, Religion, Values Education, Foreign Countries
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Zhang, Jianfeng – International Education Studies, 2014
Activity theory signifies that activities are at the centre of human behaviour and it has been used to study cognitive process in many fields. Nowadays, college English listening learning is time-consuming but less effective in China, so enhancing the performance of listening instruction is a very hot topic. Theoretically, activity theory is able…
Descriptors: College English, Listening, Models, English (Second Language)
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Kapur, Surbhi; Mohanty, Pooja – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2014
The present paper studies the role literature can play in management in general and in leadership, organizational behavior and communication in particular. Literature normally gets a skeptical reception in management studies. The paper discusses the relevance of literature for a better understanding of human behaviour and a judicious discernment…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Literature, Literature Appreciation, Didacticism
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Human-Vogel, Salomé; Morkel, Jorina – Educational Studies, 2017
In the present study, we examine the personal belief in a just world (PBJW) for teachers and learners in predominantly Afrikaans-speaking South African schools, and the relationship between teachers' PBJW and their perception of problem behaviour in the classroom. The study is informed by national debates of school violence in South African…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Beliefs, Grade 4
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Chatzara, K.; Karagiannidis, C.; Stamatis, D. – Education and Information Technologies, 2016
This paper presents an anthropocentric approach in human-machine interaction in the area of self-regulated e-learning. In an attempt to enhance communication mediated through computers for pedagogical use we propose the incorporation of an intelligent emotional agent that is represented by a synthetic character with multimedia capabilities,…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Computer Mediated Communication, Higher Education, Learning Problems
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Ngari, Job Njeru; Gachahi, Michael W.; Kimosop, Maurice K. – Pedagogical Research, 2018
Discipline management plays a pivotal role in enhancing learners' academic achievement. The Children Government is a key component geared towards enhancing children rights and creating a conducive learning environment. However, the inclusion of children government in discipline management in primary schools has not been appreciated by primary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Rights, Discipline, Student Participation
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Hadwin, Allyson F.; Bakhtiar, Aishah; Miller, Mariel – International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning, 2018
Difficulties with planning, such as negotiating task understandings and goals, can have a profound effect on regulation and task performance when students work collaboratively (Miller and Hadwin, "Computers in Human Behaviour", 52, 573-588, 2015a). Despite planning being a common challenge, teams often fail to identify strategies for…
Descriptors: Planning, Cooperative Learning, Teamwork, Visualization
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Metcalfe, Gareth – Primary Science, 2014
How can educators provide children with a genuine experience of carrying out an extended scientific investigation? And can teachers change the perception of what it means to be a scientist? These were key questions that lay behind "The Human Condition" project, an initiative funded by the Primary Science Teaching Trust to explore a new…
Descriptors: Scientific Methodology, Scientific Research, Investigations, Learning Experience
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Knox, Jeremy – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2015
This short article describes an experimental radio-frequency identification (RFID) system designed to playfully explore the possibilities of object agency, in the form of "tweeting books". The use of web-enabled sensors is discussed in the context of the emerging field of Learning Analytics. The analysis of the "tweeting books"…
Descriptors: Radio, Telecommunications, Internet, Information Technology
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Kelly, Rachel; O'Malley, Mary-Pat; Antonijevic, Stanislava – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2018
Difficulty with social communication is the most pervasive difficulty experienced by individuals with high-functioning autism spectrum disorder (HF-ASD). Communication difficulties are often magnified in adolescence as social demands become more intricate. This puts adolescents with HF-ASD at increased risk of social isolation and depression, as…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Adolescents, Interpersonal Communication
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Sneyers, Elien; Jacobs, Karen; Struyf, Elke – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2016
The stressful nature of the teaching profession is recognised worldwide. Consistent with the recent international attention regarding the connection between neurocognition and education, the study "Learn2be@school" introduced a training for teachers about the occurrence of stress and the relationship between human behaviour and the…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Teacher Student Relationship, Interviews, Vignettes
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Seedhouse, Paul; Knight, Dawn – Applied Linguistics, 2016
There is currently an explosion in the number and range of new devices coming onto the technology market that use digital sensor technology to track aspects of human behaviour. In this article, we present and exemplify a three-stage model for the application of digital sensor technology in applied linguistics that we have developed, namely,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Applied Linguistics, Man Machine Systems, Measurement Equipment
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