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De Carvalho, Eloise; Skipper, Yvonne – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2019
A common perception of home education is that despite potential beneficial educational outcomes, children who are home educated lack social experiences and therefore show poor social development. However, previous research in this area suggests that home educated children demonstrate a range of age-appropriate social skills. This research has…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Adolescents, Parent Child Relationship, Foreign Countries
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Bennett, Marcus; Ng-Knight, Terry; Hayes, Ben – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2017
Research predicated on self-determination theory (SDT) has established a positive relationship between autonomy-supportive teaching and a range of desired student outcomes. Therefore, the enhancement of autonomy-supportive teaching is a legitimate focus of efforts to improve student outcomes. In this study, we compared self-reported levels of…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Teaching Assistants, Foreign Countries, Student Motivation
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Vannini, Natalie; Enz, Sibylle; Sapouna, Maria; Wolke, Dieter; Watson, Scott; Woods, Sarah; Dautenhahn, Kerstin; Hall, Lynne; Paiva, Ana; Andre, Elizabeth; Aylett, Ruth; Schneider, Wolfgang – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2011
Bullying is widespread in European schools, despite multiple intervention strategies having been proposed over the years. The present study investigates the effects of a novel virtual learning strategy ("FearNot!") to tackle bullying in both UK and German samples. The approach is intended primarily for victims to increase their coping…
Descriptors: Intervention, Incidence, Cultural Differences, Foreign Countries
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Rosenthal, Harriet E. S.; Crisp, Richard J. – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2007
This research aimed to establish if the presentation of two positive stereotypes would result in choking under pressure for identified male mathematics students. Seventy-five 16 year old men, who had just commenced their AS-level study, were either made aware of their gender group membership (single positive stereotype), their school group…
Descriptors: Group Membership, Sex Stereotypes, Males, Secondary School Mathematics
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Farrell, Peter – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2006
This article discusses some of the problems and possibilities facing educational psychologists (EPs) as they strive to take a proactive role in promoting inclusion in their daily work. It begins by commenting on recent evidence which suggests that, despite exhortations to the contrary, many EPs continue to promote non-inclusive ways of working. …
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Psychologists, Psychology, Intellectual Disciplines
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Kugelmass, Judy W. – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2006
The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate the ways in which creating and sustaining authentic inclusion requires significant alterations to more than the programmatic regularities that characterize schools (Sarason, 1996). Data from ethnographic case studies of inclusive schools in the United States, United Kingdom and Portugal are drawn upon to…
Descriptors: Inclusive Schools, Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, School Culture
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Littleton, Karen; Ashman, Helen; Light, Paul; Artis, Jayne; Roberts, Tony; Oosterwegel, Annerieke – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1999
Examines the effects of differential contextualization on girls' and boys' performance on a computer-based perceptual-motor skills task involving tracking a moving line. Reveals that generally the boys' performance is little affected by the context of the task, while the girls' performance was affected by the context. (CMK)
Descriptors: Children, Computer Software, Context Effect, Educational Research
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Crooks, Beryl; Lamy, Marie-Noelle – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1995
Reports on a case study of formative evaluation of the materials and procedures used in a distance-learning French-language course. Identifies and evaluates key teaching design features of the draft audiovisual and print packages. Discusses teaching design in relation to revisions made to the course materials. (CFR)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Audiovisual Instruction, Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Development
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Thorpe, Mary – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1995
Addresses one of three major challenges facing distance education--its claimed overreliance on behaviorist approaches to teaching and learning. Maintains that distance learning encourages students to review their own learning approaches and to be more proactive about their study methods. (CFR)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Restructuring, Curriculum Development, Distance Education
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Morgan, Alistair R. – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1995
Describes a project-based distance learning course design in an open university course. Discusses approaches to course design in distance learning and suggests that students are not as easily manipulated by instructional devices as course designers may think. (CFR)
Descriptors: Action Research, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Distance Education