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Rodríguez-Hidalgo, Antonio J.; Calmaestra, Juan; Dios, Irene – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: The burnout syndrome negatively affects the students' academic performance. The relation between academic burnout and the self-perception of skills in initial teacher training is subjected to analysis. Method: A sample of 274 students (average age = 20,61 years old) from the Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education and the…
Descriptors: Burnout, Self Concept, Teaching Skills, Preservice Teachers
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Mudarra, Maria J.; Lázaro Martínez, Ángel – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: The current study demonstrates empirical and cultural validity of "La Clave Profesional" (Spanish adaptation of Career Key, Jones's test based Holland's RIASEC model). The process of providing validity evidence also includes a reflection on personal and career development and examines the relationahsips between RIASEC…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Validity, Career Guidance, Vocational Interests
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Paoloni, Paola Verónica; Vaja, Arabela Beatriz; Muñoz, Verónica Lilian – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: This paper aims at describing the psychometric features of the Achievement Emotions Questionnaire (AEQ), focusing specifically on the section that measures class emotions. From a theoretical perspective, this instrument was designed based on the control-value theory of achievement emotions. Therefore, a description of the…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, College Students, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Villardón-Gallego, Lourdes; Yániz, Concepción – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: Affective strategies for coping with affective states linked to the learning process may be oriented toward controlling emotions or toward controlling motivation. Both types affect performance, directly and indirectly. The objective of this research was to design an instrument for measuring the affective strategies used by university…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Affective Behavior, Anxiety, Measures (Individuals)
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Méndez, Marta; Arias, Natalia; Menéndez, José R.; Villar, José R.; Neira, Ángel; Romano, Pedro V.; Núñez, José Carlos; Arias, Jorge L. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: Scientific and technological areas include tuition based on highly visuo-spatial specialization and problem solving. Spatial skills and problem solving are embedded in a curriculum that promotes understanding of Science and technical subjects. These abilities are related to the development of executive functions (EFs). We aim to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Executive Function, Spatial Ability, Problem Solving
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Sarfo, Frederick Kwaku; Eshun, Grace; Elen, Jan; Adentwi, Kobina Impraim – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: In this study, the effectiveness of two different interventions was investigated. The effects of a concrete abstract intervention and a regular method of teaching intervention were compared. Both interventions were designed in line with the specifications of classical principles of instructional design for learning mathematics in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Junior High School Students, Secondary School Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction
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Gutshall, C. Anne – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: We all have beliefs about our ability or intelligence. The extent to which we believe ability is malleable (growth) or stable (fixed) is commonly referred to as our mindset. This research is designed to explore pre-service teachers' mindset beliefs as well as their beliefs when applied to hypothetical student scenarios. Method:…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Teacher Education Programs, Academic Ability
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Cedeño, Luis F.; Martínez-Arias, Rosario; Bueno, José A. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Evidence suggests that school-age Latino immigrants from low socioeconomic backgrounds are at risk of multiple victimization with serious implications for their mental health and academic competence. This theory-oriented paper proposes that the overlapping of certain characteristics in the status of immigrant have been somehow overlooked or not…
Descriptors: Latin Americans, Underachievement, Victims, Mental Health
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Sáiz-Manzanares, María Consuelo; Bol-Arreba, Alfredo; Payo-Hernanz, René Jesús – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: Recent investigations have emphasized the need for university teachers to develop tutorial programs for students at university. Many universities are committed to broadening research on university teaching that will sharpen academic performance and levels of student satisfaction. Tutoring programs improve the development of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Tutorial Programs, College Faculty, Program Evaluation
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Álvarez-Montero, Francisco; Mojardín-Heráldez, Ambrocio; Audelo-López, Carmen – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Graduate studies, and in particular doctoral ones, pursue the development of scientific researchers able to make original contributions in a specific area of knowledge. However, attrition rates indicate that achieving this goal is not easy. The available evidence indicates that there are behavioral factors, positive and negative, that influence…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Doctoral Programs, Admission Criteria, Correlation
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Ruiz, Maria Jose; Bermejo, Rosario; Ferrando, Mercedes; Prieto, Maria Dolores; Sainz, Marta – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: Academic performance is usually generally explained by student's intelligence, although other factors such as personality and motivation also account for it. Factors associated with a more complex thought process in adolescence are also beginning to gain importance in the prediction of academic performance. Among these forms of…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Creative Thinking, Regression (Statistics), Academic Achievement
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Martins, D.; Carvalho, C. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: The idea that feedback is information about the gap between the current and the desired level of performance is largely accepted in the literature. Likewise, it is thought that is has an impact in future beliefs about self, tasks or cognitive strategies. However, the importance that the students give to teacher's feedback, as a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Feedback (Response), Vocational Education
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Demagistri, Maria Silvina; Richards, Maria Marta; Canet Juric, Lorena – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: Reading comprehension is a complex cognitive skill that has been associated with executive functions such as working memory (WM) and inhibition. Given that the development of these abilities continues through late adolescence, this study seeks to explore the role that both processes play with respect to varying levels of reading…
Descriptors: Incidence, Reading Comprehension, Executive Function, Short Term Memory
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Yazici, Ersen – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: Spatial skills have been a significant area of research in educational psychology for more years and it has two major dimensions as spatial visualization and spatial orientation. Mathematics educators acknowledge the influence of cognitive styles in the learning of mathematics. There are various recognized cognitive styles in the…
Descriptors: Spatial Ability, Preservice Teachers, Cognitive Style, Comparative Analysis
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Medrano, Leonardo Adrian; Liporace, Mercedes Fernandez; Perez, Edgardo – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: Computerized tests have become one of the most widely used and efficient educational assessment methods. Increasing efforts to generate computerized assessment systems to identify students at risk for drop out have been recently noted. An important variable influencing student retention is academic satisfaction. Accordingly, the…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Testing, Satisfaction, College Freshmen, Self Efficacy
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