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García-Moya, Irene; Brooks, Fiona; Moreno, Carmen – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
The aim of this qualitative study was to identify central attributes of positive relationships with teachers from the adolescent students' perspectives that could help delineate the meaning of student-teacher connectedness while exploring to what extent its main attributes were similar or different in England and Spain. As part of the EU-funded…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Secondary School Students, Secondary School Teachers, Student Attitudes
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Vicente, Santiago; Sánchez, Rosario; Verschaffel, Lieven – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
Singaporean children are the best performers on international achievement tests in mathematics (i.e. the TIMSS). Their excellent results could be due at least partly to certain characteristics of the textbooks used there (Oates 2014). Therefore, these materials could be taken as a good benchmark to describe and evaluate aspects of the textbooks of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Achievement, Textbooks, Word Problems (Mathematics)
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Panadero, Ernesto; Brown, Gavin T. L. – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2017
Peer assessment (PA) is one of the central principles of formative assessment and assessment for learning (AfL) fields. There is ample empirical evidence as to the benefits for students' learning when AfL principles are implemented. However, teachers play a critical role in mediating the implementation of intended policies. Hence, their…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Formative Evaluation, Program Implementation, Teacher Role
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Jiang, Ronghuan; Li, Xiaodong; Fernández, Ceneida; Fu, Xinchen – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2017
This study investigates Spanish and Chinese students' performance on both addition problems and proportion problems considering a cross-national perspective. The effect of number structure and nature of quantities was also considered. Nine hundred twenty-five 4th to 8th graders (453 Chinese, 472 Spanish) took a test which is composed of addition…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Word Problems (Mathematics), Mathematics Instruction, Addition
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Tinajero, Carolina; Martínez-López, Zeltia; Rodríguez, Mª Soledad; Guisande, Mª Adelina; Páramo, Mª Fernanda – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2015
Perceived social support has been shown to be one of the most important protective factors for emerging adult students during their transition to university. However, the relationships between perceived social support and dimensions of gender and family background, which have been shown to affect adjustment to college life, remain unexplored. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Support Groups, Gender Differences, Socioeconomic Status
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Blanch, Silvia; Duran, David; Valdebenito, Vanessa; Flores, Marta – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2013
The aim of the present study was to investigate the impact of an educational programme involving peer tutoring at school and family tutoring at home on child reading comprehension achievement in Catalunya, Spain. We drew upon a sample of 303 primary school students from 8 to 11 years old and 223 family tutors from home (61.5% mothers, 15% fathers,…
Descriptors: Tutoring, Questionnaires, Foreign Countries, Reading Comprehension
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Calero, Maria Dolores; Fernandez-Parra, Antonio; Lopez-Rubio, Sonia; Carles, Rosario; Mata, Sara; Vives, Maria del Carmen; Navarro, Elena; Marquez, Jose – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2013
The continuing incorporation of immigrant populations into the Spanish educational system poses an important challenge in that all participants must cooperate toward creating the best possible adaptation process at the academic level as well as on the personal and social levels. A number of different factors appear to influence children's…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Foreign Countries, Language Proficiency, Preschool Children
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Navarro, Raúl; Serna, Cristina; Martínez, Verónica; Ruiz-Oliva, Roberto – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2013
Cyberbullying victimization research on individual and familial correlates is scarce in Spain. By building upon previous studies, this research examines the role of Internet usage and parental mediation in online victimization. Spanish children from rural public schools (10-12 years; n?=?1068) completed a self-report questionnaire which measured…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Internet
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Marín, Cristina; Scheuer, Nora; Pérez-Echeverría, María-Puy – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2013
This paper studies conceptions of woodwind students regarding learning and teaching music, within the framework of implicit theories. It analyzes whether there are differences related to participants' instruction level, and whether it is possible to identify profiles according to their conceptions. Sixty-eight students from three different levels…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Musical Instruments, Learning
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Rojas Tejada, Antonio J.; Cruz Del Pino, Raquel M.; Tatar, Moshe; Jimenez Sayans, Pablo – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2012
The present study focuses on the Temporary Classroom of Linguistic Adaptation program (TCLA program) in which specialist teachers (Spanish as a foreign language teachers--SFL teachers) teach Spanish to immigrants who are not proficient in the language. We suggest that support for immigrant students in Spanish schools should adopt a new inclusive…
Descriptors: Teacher Burnout, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Rosario, Pedro; Nunez, Jose C.; Gonzalez-Pienda, Julio; Valle, Antonio; Trigo, Luisa; Guimaraes, Carina – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2010
A programme to enhance first-year college students' self-regulated learning strategies is proposed and assessed in two samples, one from the University of Oviedo (Spain) and the other from the University of Minho (Portugal). Each sample was divided into two groups (experimental and control). The Spanish sample comprised 44 students in the…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Learning Strategies, Learning Processes
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Monterde-i-Bort, Hector; Frias-Navarro, Dolores; Pascual-Llobell, Juan – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2010
The empirical study we present here deals with a pedagogical issue that has not been thoroughly explored up until now in our field. Previous empirical studies in other sectors have identified the opinions of researchers about this topic, showing that completely unacceptable interpretations have been made of significance tests and other statistical…
Descriptors: Statistical Significance, Comparative Analysis, College Faculty, Researchers
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Mateos, Mar; Sole, Isabel – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2009
The production of written syntheses, which requires reading various sources and integrating information from these sources into one's own text, has been characterised as a potentially useful task for promoting constructive learning. This article describes research aimed at examining and characterising written syntheses and the processes involved…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Writing (Composition), Synthesis, Reading Writing Relationship
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Rabanaque, Samuel; Martinez-Fernandez, J. Reinaldo – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2009
Three conceptions of learning (rote, interpretative and constructive), and two aspects of motivation (level and value of motivation) were identified in 258 Spanish psychology undergraduates classified in three different academic levels (initial, intermediate and final course). Results about conceptions of learning showed final-course students are…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Psychology, Undergraduate Students, Foreign Countries
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Rodriguez, Purificacion; Lago, M. Oliva; Hernandez, M. Lourdes; Jimenez, Laura; Guerrero, Silvia; Caballero, Sonia – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2009
Division-With-Remainder (DWR) problems are particularly complex, as suggested in many studies. The purpose of this work was to establish whether students' difficulties in DWR problems came from an inadequate initial representation or from an inadequate final interpretation of the numerical answers, and whether remainders could be grouped into two…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Student Problems, Arithmetic
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