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Kloetzer, Laure; Clarke-Habibi, Sara; Mehmeti, Teuta; Zittoun, Tania – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2022
Switzerland, like other countries in Europe, has long depended on migration and mobility for its economy. Facilitating the integration of migrant children in school, primarily through the acquisition of the local language, has therefore been a priority for policymakers. In recent years, mobility has been on the increase and mobility trajectories…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Mobility, Migrant Children, Inclusion
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Ben-Uri, Ina; Melfi, Giuseppe; Arcidiacono, Francesco; Bova, Antonio – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2022
In this paper, we examine the attitudes toward integrating work and family in a sample of 247 teachers in Switzerland and Israel. More particularly, we focus on the national context's role in mediating the relations between professional and private spheres. The data were collected by a questionnaire implemented and administered in the two…
Descriptors: Family Work Relationship, Conflict, Teacher Role, Teacher Attitudes
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Diebold, Tatiana; Perren, Sonja – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2022
The present study observed 86 three-year-old children (M = 43.7, SD = 6.4) from 15 Swiss childcare groups, to investigate multiple individual and contextual contributions to toddlers' positive engagement with peers. The children's individual characteristics (age, sex and social skills) and childcare-related predictors (emotional and behavioural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Care Centers, Peer Relationship, Positive Attitudes
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Grossen, Michèle; Muller Mirza, Nathalie – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
In Switzerland, as elsewhere, issues dealing with cultural diversity raise major challenges in education. At present, little is known about how students make sense of these highly sensitive societal issues and relate them to their everyday experience. Drawing on a sociocultural and dialogical approach to learning, this study aimed at understanding…
Descriptors: Ethnic Diversity, Foreign Countries, Social Problems, Student Experience
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Morinaj, Julia; Hascher, Tina – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2019
School alienation is identified as a severe educational problem that hampers students' academic journey. However, little is known about the concept's interplay with other socio-emotional phenomena such as well-being. This longitudinal study explored the cross-lagged associations among alienation from learning, teachers, and classmates, and…
Descriptors: Social Isolation, Well Being, Secondary School Students, Grade 7
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Brandenberger, Claudia C.; Hagenauer, Gerda; Hascher, Tina – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2018
Especially for students in lower achievement levels, there is a significant negative trend in academic self-determined motivation across childhood through adolescence and more so in maths than in any other school subject. To counteract this negative development, a multicomponent intervention study based on the main ideas of self-determination…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Student Motivation, Grade 7, Quasiexperimental Design
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Tsivitanidou, Olia E.; Constantinou, Costas P.; Labudde, Peter; Rönnebeck, Silke; Ropohl, Mathias – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2018
The aim of this study was to investigate how reciprocal peer assessment in modeling-based learning can serve as a learning tool for secondary school learners in a physics course. The participants were 22 upper secondary school students from a gymnasium in Switzerland. They were asked to model additive and subtractive color mixing in groups of two,…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Peer Evaluation, Feedback (Response), Physics
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Muller Mirza, Nathalie; Perret-Clermont, Anne-Nelly – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2016
Far from following a linear process from its conception to its implementation, an educational design often involves discrepancies between what its promoters intended and what the participants actually do. In this paper, drawing from a sociocultural perspective to learning, we focus our attention precisely on some of the discrepancies observed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agricultural Occupations, Intervention, Sociocultural Patterns
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Gurtner, Jean-Luc; Gulfi, Alida; Genoud, Philippe A.; de Rocha Trindade, Bernardo; Schumacher, Jerome – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2012
In Germany, Austria and Switzerland, the majority of 15-19-year olds follow vocational education programmes within a dual-track system, spending most of their time in a company and going to school only 1 day each week. With their separate aims, content and sociological organisation, the company and the school can be considered as two distinct…
Descriptors: Help Seeking, Learning Motivation, Track System (Education), Foreign Countries
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Molinari, Gaelle; Sangin, Mirweis; Dillenbourg, Pierre; Nussli, Marc-Antoine – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2009
The present study is part of a project aiming at empirically investigating the process of modeling the partner's knowledge (Mutual Knowledge Modeling or MKM) in Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) settings. In this study, a macro-collaborative script was used to produce knowledge interdependence (KI) among co-learners by providing…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Cooperative Learning, Knowledge Level, Models
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Zittoun, Tania – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2008
In this paper two models are proposed for analysing transitions in education. Firstly, transitions are the processes that follow ruptures perceived by people. They include learning, identity change, and meaning making processes. Secondly, processes of change are observed through a semiotic prism, articulating self-other-object-sense of the object…
Descriptors: Developmental Psychology, Vocational Education, Semiotics, Psychology
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Quiamzade, Alain – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2007
This study (N=75) examined the influence dynamics that take place between two competent individuals presenting divergent solutions for a cognitive task. The hypothesis was that such settings (i.e., conflict of competencies) are unlikely to have a positive effect on intellectual performance because of the representation of the task, and that an…
Descriptors: Conflict, Imitation, Peer Teaching, Tutoring
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Frascarolo, France; Zaouche-Gaudron, Chantal; Rouyer, Veronique; Favez, Nicolas – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2005
The aim of this pilot study is to analyse the discourse of fathers of toddlers concerning fatherhood and the link between some particularities in the discourse and family alliance. The sample consists of 13 Swiss first time fathers (5 fathers of girls and 8 of boys). In order to evaluate the paternal discourse, the fathers were given a…
Descriptors: Fathers, Parent Child Relationship, Infant Care, Father Attitudes
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Flammer, August; Schmid, David – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2003
210 children (110 girls and 100 boys) were interviewed individually about causes that lead to success or to failure in school tests. They were presented fictitious scenarios about an unknown peer who had either success or failure in a dictation task and a sums task. The free answers were taken as mirroring means-ends beliefs of the interviewed…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Content Analysis, Interviews, Academic Achievement
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Bogner, Franz X.; Wiseman, Michael – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2002
This paper describes, by focusing on factor analytic structures, pupils' reactions towards the utilisation and preservation of nature. A previously hypothesised model based on these two domains (comprised of 5 primary factors) was shown to be valid for four different Western European pupil samples: CH, D, DK, IRL. The empirical basis of this…
Descriptors: Factor Structure, Questionnaires, Factor Analysis, Rural Areas
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