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Janssen, Tanja; Braaksma, Martine; Rijlaarsdam, Gert – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2006
In this study we examined how good and weak students of literature interact with short literary stories. We focused on differences in the use of cognitive and affective reading activities, and in the extent to which good and weak students adapt their activities to (parts of) the story they are reading. 19 Dutch tenth-grade students from 8 classes…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Grade 10, Literature, Secondary Education
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Cano, Francisco; Cardelle-Elawar, Maria – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2004
Students' conceptions and beliefs about learning are constructs that have been proposed in two independent lines of research, phenomenographic and metacognitive, and analysed using qualitative and quantitative methodologies, respectively. The present research examines and integrates in a single study both constructs and methodologies. Data were…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Research Methodology, Learning Experience, Student Attitudes
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Sagiv, Lilach; Schwartz, Shalom H. – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2004
We examine relations of values and intelligence to overt behavior in a field study of clients in career counseling (N = 365). Eleven counselors reported their clients' independence, activity and insightfulness behaviors. As predicted, both values and intelligence correlated substantially with particular behaviors. Activity and independence…
Descriptors: Maturity (Individuals), Social Behavior, Intelligence, Career Counseling
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van Braak, Johan; Tondeur, Jo; Valcke, Martin – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2004
In order to identify differences in determinants of supportive and class use of computers, path modelling was applied in a sample of 468 primary school teachers. Independent variables were categorised in three levels: demographics (age and gender), computer experience (computer training, computer experience expressed over time, intensity of…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Individual Differences, Age Differences, Gender Differences
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Coquin-Viennot, Daniele; Coirier, Pierre – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1992
Reports on a study of written protocols by 147 children, ages 7-14. Comparisons were made between those who were asked to debate an issue (formal discourse) and those who were asked to defend an opinion (natural discourse). Finds that older children were able to use different structures for argumentation and write longer arguments. (CFR)
Descriptors: Child Development, Code Switching (Language), Cohesion (Written Composition), Discourse Analysis
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Rubtsov, Vitaly – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1992
Reports on a study of 22 pairs of third-grade students and 22 pairs of seventh-grade students who worked on a variety of computer-based tasks. Finds that older students were more likely to focus on internal pattern construction than remaining oriented toward external characteristics of the patterns. (CFR)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Style, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education
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Pazzaglia, Francesca; And Others – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1993
Contends that, although early precursors to reading and the first phases of reading acquisition have been extensively studied, the acquisition of different components of the reading process have not been considered. Reviews research from the past 15 years to examine the relationship between decoding and comprehension skills. (CFR)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Style, Decoding (Reading), Learning Strategies
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Carriedo, Nuria; Alonso-Tapia, Jesus – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1995
Presents the results of two studies where children were taught to identify textual cues, syntactic and semantic, in order to locate main ideas. The children also built graphic representations of these structures and were taught relevant questions to ask regarding comprehension. Results showed significant improvement, especially with older…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Structures, Content Area Reading, Context Clues
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Mason, Lucia; Sorzio, Paolo – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1996
Presents the results of an experiment that evaluated the efficiency of analogy in the conceptual restructuring of a science topic. The experiment involved a fifth-grade class studying water and heat flow. Discovered that analogy can act as an effective trigger for restructuring knowledge. (MJP)
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Cognitive Mapping, Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Restructuring
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Dochy, Filip J. R. C.; Alexander, Patricia A. – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1995
Reviews the current literature concerning prior knowledge in an attempt to clarify problems with the terminology. Identifies the three main problems: lack of definition or vagueness, nominal versus real definitions, and different names/same constructs or same name/different constructs. Includes a conceptual map of prior knowledge terminology. (MJP)
Descriptors: Cognitive Mapping, Cognitive Measurement, Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Structures
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Snellman, Leila; Raty, Hannu – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1995
Utilizes questionnaires to examine Carugati and Mugny's assertion that social representations of intelligence are organized both by social identity and unfamiliarity. Discovers a consensus concerning representations of intelligence organized by social identity. Includes a copy of the questionnaire, breakdown of the responses, and other statistical…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Processes, Concept Formation, Foreign Countries
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Nasland, Jan Carol; Schneider, Wolfgang – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1991
Describes a German longitudinal study of the relationship among verbal ability, memory capacity, phonological awareness, and reading performance. Reports that the relationship between memory capacity and phonological awareness remained stable over time. Concludes that memory capacity predicted phonological awareness task performance, phonological…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies, Memory
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Fayol, Michel – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1991
Presents a review of cognitive psychology research dealing with the organization and functioning of oral and written language production mechanisms. Discusses works dealing with the microstructural aspects of language, primarily oral production. Describes how the research perspective has evolved from modular to connectionist models. Examines the…
Descriptors: Cognitive Psychology, Language Acquisition, Language Processing, Language Research
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Pynte, Joel; And Others – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1991
Presents results of an experiment seeking relationships between motor activities and more central language production processes. Concludes that the same motor program was used for occurrences of repeated morphemes in the experiment. Reports that nonrepeated morphemes were recovered from verbal memory while the preceding repeated morpheme was being…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Foreign Countries, Handwriting, Language Processing
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Gayoux, Valerie – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1991
Presents results of a study in which subjects produced narratives with the help of a computer. Discusses control processes, correction of wrong choices, and coherence of narrative. Concludes that expert functioning is the result of the acquisition of the narrative structure and the processes involved and is highly related to metacognitive…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Metacognition
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