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Gao, Tao; Zhao, Junfeng; Li, Xiaoming; Mao, Yuchen; Chen, Qiong; Harrison, Sayward E. – Educational Psychology, 2020
The current study examined the effects of a silent rapid reading skills training intervention on the reading rate and reading achievement of primary school students in China in order to determine the efficacy of the intervention and explore potential gender differences. A total of 108 Chinese primary school students were randomly assigned by the…
Descriptors: Reading Rate, Achievement Gap, Chinese, Intervention
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Urhahne, Detlef; Zhu, Chunjie; Wagner, Marlene – Educational Psychology, 2020
The teacher echo refers to teachers' almost verbatim repetition of student responses and can be used to provide implicit feedback about students' achievement or understanding. Echoing student answers is a controversial strategy of classroom discourse, as some critics see it as a bad habit and consequently deny its use in the classroom. The aim of…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Repetition, Feedback (Response), Preservice Teachers
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Fischer, Elisabeth; Hänze, Martin – Educational Psychology, 2020
This study investigated university teachers' characteristics and their influence on teaching practices: Coming from expectancy-value theory, teachers' personal value of teaching was introduced as a possibly relevant variable and examined along with constructivist and transmissive teaching beliefs as to how they affect various aspects of university…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Values, Beliefs
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Kember, David; Webster, Beverley J.; Chan, Wincy S. C. – Educational Psychology, 2020
The 3P (presage, process, product) model was introduced as a conceptualisation to underpin research into students' approaches to learning (SAL). This paper proposes the refocusing of the 3P model by formulating the initial presage phase as a teaching and learning environment, thus making the 3P model more consistent with SAL research which…
Descriptors: Models, Educational Environment, College Students, Foreign Countries
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Rodríguez-Negro, Josune; Yanci, Javier – Educational Psychology, 2020
The aim of this study was to examine the effects of two different instructional models (i.e. direct instructional model (DIM) and tactical games model (TGM)) with primary education students. Perceived exertion, affective valence, physical activity (PA) level, instruction time, active learning time, and relation of instruction/active learning time…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Physical Education, Games, Physical Activity Level
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Mierowsky, Ruth; Marcus, Nadine; Ayres, Paul – Educational Psychology, 2020
This study, generated from considerations of embodied cognition, observational learning, and cognitive load theory, investigated the effect of mimicking gestures on learning to play piano tasks. Fifty university students from an Australian University, with two different levels of piano-playing experience, were randomly assigned to one of the two…
Descriptors: Musical Instruments, Imitation, College Students, Nonverbal Communication
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Chan, Cecilia K. Y.; Yeung, Nai Chi Jonathan – Educational Psychology, 2020
In response to the global imperative of nurturing all-round students, educational institutions and schools worldwide have been developing learning activities targeting holistic competency development of students. However, there have been resistance and challenges on how to develop such competencies. Extending the Presage-Process-Product (3P)…
Descriptors: Learning Activities, Teaching Methods, Holistic Approach, Structural Equation Models
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Wu, Huey-Min – Educational Psychology, 2019
Based on a cognitive diagnostic model, an online individualised tutor program was developed in this study. An experiment was conducted in practical educational settings exploring the effectiveness of the online individualised tutor remedial program based on the diagnostic reports of the cognitive diagnostic model. The methodology of this study was…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Instructional Effectiveness, Teaching Methods
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Nisha, Bobby – Educational Psychology, 2019
Spatial design as a discipline relies on the psychological construct of space. In the light of shortcomings and challenges faced by traditional approaches to spatial design learning, this paper investigates the role and value of Virtual Reality (VR) as a pedagogic vehicle. Based on understandings informed by action-research using VR with learners…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Computer Simulation, Interdisciplinary Approach, Spatial Ability
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Jax, Jared; Ahn, Janet N.; Lin-Siegler, Xiaodong – Educational Psychology, 2019
Self-assessment is essential to scientific literacy as stated by the National Research Council Committee on Conceptual Framework for the New K-12 Science Education Standards and has since been incorporated into the Next Generation Science Standards. However, little empirical evidence documents which instructional tools are beneficial in improving…
Descriptors: Physics, Scientific Literacy, Science Education, Standards
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Du, Xuejiao; Zhang, Qi – Educational Psychology, 2019
Previous research has verified the benefits obtained when learners trace out worked examples with the index finger. Our study conducted two experiments to explore the reasons for this phenomenon and its generalizability. Experiment 1 compared the learning effects among tracing, non-tracing, and cueing methods. The cueing method was included to…
Descriptors: Geometry, Mathematics Instruction, Cues, Teaching Methods
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Chou, Chun-Mei; Shen, Chien-Hua; Hsiao, Hsi-Chi; Shen, Tsu-Chuan – Educational Psychology, 2019
The aim of this study was to analyze the correlation among teachers' perceived acceptance of technological innovation, organisations' innovation climate, and innovative teaching using information and communication technology (ICT) in Taiwan. The participants (N = 482) responded to a questionnaire using a five-point Likert scale for each factor,…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Innovation, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Stiller, Anne-Kathrin; Kattner, M. Florian; Gunzenhauser, Catherine; Schmitz, Bernhard – Educational Psychology, 2019
Effectively regulating negative emotions is important for successful self-regulated learning. However, research has hardly examined which emotion regulation strategies benefit self-regulated learning. In an experimental study, it was examined whether positive reappraisal facilitates self-regulated learning by counterbalancing the depletion of…
Descriptors: Self Control, Learning Strategies, Films, College Students
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Abercrombie, Sara; Hushman, Carolyn J.; Carbonneau, Kira J. – Educational Psychology, 2019
This longitudinal study tests the optimal placement of cooperative learning during instruction. Pre-service teachers (N = 97) were taught about psychology theories applied to educational contexts and were asked to apply this knowledge in problem-solving activities using relevant classroom cases. Participants were assigned to either (Early) or…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Cooperative Learning, Longitudinal Studies, Preservice Teachers
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Lee, Hyunjoo – Educational Psychology, 2019
Epistemic motivation, which is the desire to understand the environment and others' emotions more accurately, influences individuals' behaviour. To explore the role of university students' epistemic motivation in learning, I examined the interaction effects of teachers' emotional feedback type (positive vs. negative) × students' epistemic…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Emotional Response, Student Motivation, Student Role
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