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Megalakaki, Olga; Tiberghien, Andree – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: Adopting a conceptual change perspective yields information not only about the organization of students' conceptions and the mechanisms behind their changes, but also about the most effective teaching interventions for promoting conceptual change. In experimental science, modelling constitutes a basic activity for acquiring and using…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Prior Learning, Scientific Concepts, Concept Formation
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Benarroch, Alicia; Perez, Silvia; Perales, Javier – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: Variables that predict the eating behaviour of teenagers are a high-priority objective of nutritional educational programmes. This research work is designed to verify whether the "Food Consumption, Intentions and Preferences Assessment Test" (FCIPAT) is useful when investigating the factors influencing adolescent eating…
Descriptors: Religion, Eating Habits, Foreign Countries, Nutrition Instruction
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Jiang, Ying Hong; Yau, Jenny; Bonner, Patricia; Chiang, Linda – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: Driven by an overarching conceptual framework adapted from Self-Determination Theory, this study tested the direct and indirect effects of perceived parental academia autonomy support vs. academic planning control on the interrelated variables of adolescents' self-esteem, academic motivation, and academic achievement, using…
Descriptors: Educational Planning, Structural Equation Models, Academic Achievement, Self Determination
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Hintsanen, Mirka; Hintsa, Taina; Merjonen, Paivi; Leino, Mare; Keltikangas-Jarvinen, Liisa – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: This prospective longitudinal study examined several selected family- and school-related factors simultaneously in order to investigate the importance of well known and less examined predictors of educational attainment. Method: The participants were 844 (486 girls) nine-, 12-, and 15-years old comprehensive school students. Family-…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Attainment, Predictor Variables, Longitudinal Studies
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Suarez, Jose Manuel; Fernandez, Ana Patricia – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: The topic of self-regulated learning has provided very important information about students' acquisition of knowledge and competences. Traditional research has described the importance of several cognitive, metacognitive, resource control and motivational strategies. Nevertheless, motivational strategies have received less attention…
Descriptors: Motivation Techniques, Learning Strategies, Metacognition, Foreign Countries
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Coronel, Claudia Paola; Levin, Mariel; Mejail, Sergio – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: Adolescence is a stage in the life cycle where social abilities are a crucial factor in social adjustment. Prosocial behaviour contributes to the development of self-esteem and psychological well-being. Method: The aim of this study was to analyze and compare social abilities in adolescents of low and high socioeconomic status, from…
Descriptors: Socialization, Socioeconomic Status, Adolescents, Social Adjustment
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Adegoke, Benson Adesina – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: Student's personality orientation and teacher's classroom behavior are among the many factors that influence student's learning. In this study, the author examined the effect of indirect teacher influence on dependent-prone students' learning outcomes (achievement) in mathematics at the senior secondary school level. Method: The…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Secondary School Mathematics, Control Groups, Cognitive Style
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Glover, Patti; McLaughlin, Thomas; Derby, K. Mark; Gower, Jan – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: The use of Direct Instruction (DI) flashcards has been suggested as an effective classroom intervention procedure. The present case report examined the use of DI flashcards with two adolescents with learning disabilities. Objectives: The purpose of this research was to increase the correct rate and decrease the error rate for…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Intervention, Learning Disabilities, Visual Aids
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Adegoke, Benson Adesina – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: This article examined the effect of multimedia instruction on students' learning outcomes (achievement and interest) in secondary school physics. Method: The sample comprised of 517 (294 boys and 223 girls) students who came from 12 senior secondary schools in Ibadan Educational Zone 1, Oyo State, Nigeria. Their ages ranged between…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Animation, Mathematics Achievement
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Cenkseven-Onder, Fulya; Kirdok, Oguzhan; Isik, Erkan – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: The purpose of this research was to investigate career decision among high school students regarding to their parenting styles (authoritative, authoritarian, indulgent, and neglectful) and parental attachment levels. Method: With this purpose, 382 (200 females; 182 males) Turkish high school students aged 14-18 completed Career…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing, Attachment Behavior
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Mclouglin, Caven S. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2009
Introduction: Most approaches to reducing the socially inappropriate behavior of adolescents target the individual rather than a group. Evidence suggests greater efficiency and longlasting effects may be achieved when groups of peers work together to make meaningful contributions to their communities through service learning projects. In the…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Youth, Alienation, Negative Attitudes
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Fernandez-Castillo, Antonio; Gutierrez-Rojas, Maria Esperanza – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2009
Introduction: In this cross-sectional, descriptive research we studied the relation between three psychological variables (anxiety, depression and attention) in order to analyze their possible association with and predictive power for academic achievement (as expressed in school grades) in a sample of secondary students. Method: For this purpose…
Descriptors: Grade Point Average, Females, Emotional Disturbances, Academic Failure
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Scandroglio, Barbara; Lopez-Martinez, Jorge; San Jose, M. Carmen – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2008
This work presents different lines of intervention in the local, group, family and educational contexts aimed at prevention of some deviant behaviors--such as violence, theft and certain patterns of trafficking and use of legal and illegal substances--as practiced by a minority of young people and youth sub-culture groups. These interventions are…
Descriptors: Intervention, Young Adults, Adolescents, Violence
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Gonzalez, Manuel Alvarez – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2008
This study reviews the current state of career maturity in secondary education--a period of education which is critical for development of this construct, when students are faced with ongoing academic and occupational decisions over the course of their studies. This paper is organized in three parts: first we focus on the concept, models,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Maturity, Secondary Education, Adolescents
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Ogunyemi, Ajibola Olusoga – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2008
Introduction: This study investigated the effects of provocation and emotional mastery programmes at fostering emotional intelligence of Nigerian adolescents. The study also aimed to establish whether gender will moderate the effects of the two techniques on emotional intelligence skills of adolescents. Method: The study employed a…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Emotional Intelligence, Adolescents, Statistical Analysis
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