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List, Alexandra; Peterson, Emily Grossnickle; Alexander, Patricia A.; Loyens, Sofie M. M. – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2018
Beliefs about knowledge have been found to relate to a variety of student outcomes and to vary across educational domains and instructional contexts. However, there are limited data on students' beliefs about information and truth, vis-à-vis knowledge (i.e., epistemic beliefs) and how these beliefs differ across instructional settings.…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Knowledge Level, Student Attitudes, Undergraduate Students
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Li, Xia; Sun, Ye; Baroody, Arthur J.; Purpura, David – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2013
Recent research has found that linguistic cues may affect children's number word acquisition. Two studies were undertaken to evaluate the use of singular/plural markings and small number words in Chinese and English and its effect on children's number concepts. The first study utilized the CHILDES data and investigated how singular/plural markings…
Descriptors: Young Children, Chinese, English, Language Acquisition
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Elliott, Julian G.; Tudge, Jonathan – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2012
In this article, we outline the need to draw upon multiple contexts to gain meaningful understanding of factors that have a significant bearing upon student achievement motivation and engagement. In calling for theoretical approaches that can accommodate the complexities involved, we suggest that Bronfenbrenner's bioecological theory offers…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Academic Achievement, Achievement Need, Motivation
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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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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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Klieme, Echhard; Baumert, Jurgen – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2001
Explores profiles of mathematical competencies in upper secondary students within six countries: (1) Austria; (2) France; (3) Germany; (4) Sweden; (5) Switzerland; and (6) the United States. Explains that results from the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) test were in line with expectations about cultural and instructional…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education, Educational Research, Foreign Countries