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Gordeeva, Tamara; Sheldon, Kennon; Sychev, Oleg – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
Optimistic attributional style has been shown to be reliably associated with high well-being and low depression and (Hu et al., "Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology," 34(4): 304-321, 2015). Via both a meta-analysis and two new studies, we examine the relationship between optimistic attributional style for explaining negative and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Attribution Theory, Positive Attitudes, Prediction
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Leung, Kim Chau – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2019
Previous meta-analyses on peer tutoring have mainly included studies using treatment-control/comparison design and excluded studies that adopted pre-test-post-test design. However, some recent meta-analyses on other interventions adopting pre-test-post-test design revealed that certain crucial intervention moderators should be considered when…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Teaching Methods, Research Methodology, Program Effectiveness
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Goldberg, Jochem M.; Sklad, Marcin; Elfrink, Teuntje R.; Schreurs, Karlein M. G.; Bohlmeijer, Ernst T.; Clarke, Aleisha M. – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2019
This article presents findings from a meta-analysis which sought to determine the effectiveness of interventions adopting a whole school approach to enhancing children and young people's social and emotional development. Whole school interventions were included if they involved a coordinated set of activities across curriculum teaching, school…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Intervention, Program Effectiveness
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Eun, Barohny – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2016
The present conceptual analysis begins with an assertion that the most fundamental act in any educational endeavors is establishing their goals. The discussion proceeds to reviewing recent pertinent literature that presents Vygotsky's theory of development as a useful source in providing guidance to establishing the goals of education in rapidly…
Descriptors: Sociocultural Patterns, Drama, Teaching Methods, English (Second Language)
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Fernández-Vilar, Ma Angeles; Carranza, Jose Antonio – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2013
The majority of studies on temperament in the educational context originate from the Anglo-Saxon culture, where there has been an increase in research in this field over the last four decades. The objective of this paper is to contribute towards systematizing of relevant findings that have been carried out in the educational context from the field…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Correlation, Academic Achievement, Academic Ability
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Rasmussen, Martin; Laumann, Karin – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2013
This review examines the psychological benefits exercise is connected to in healthy children and adolescents. Studies on the effect of exercise on academic performance, self-esteem, emotions, and mood were examined. Academic performance is found to be maintained when normal academic classes are reduced and replaced by an increase in exercise,…
Descriptors: Child Health, Health Behavior, Exercise, Physical Activity Level
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Huang, Chiungjung – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2013
A meta-analysis of 187 studies containing 247 independent studies (N = 68,429) on gender differences in academic self-efficacy identified an overall effect size of 0.08, with a small difference favoring males. Moderator analysis demonstrated that content domain was a significant moderator in explaining effect size variation. Females displayed…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Social Sciences, Males, Effect Size
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Hastie, Brianne – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2007
Research has long suggested that higher education leads to liberalisation in students' sociopolitical orientations (e.g., Feldman & Newcomb, 1969; Newcomb, 1943/1957; Pascarella & Terenzini, 1991). Differences in level of liberalisation depending on academic discipline have also been found (e.g., Baer & Lambert, 1982; 1990; Guimond & Palmer, 1990;…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Majors (Students), Intellectual Disciplines, Attitude Change
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Galanaki, Evangelia P.; Vassilopoulou, Helen D. – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2007
The present study is a critical review of the research literature concerning the links between the teacher and children's loneliness. More specifically, the issue of children's loneliness in the school is summarized. Research data documenting that loneliness is a risk factor in children's development are briefly reviewed. Next, hypotheses and…
Descriptors: Children, Psychological Patterns, Literature Reviews, Teacher Influence
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de Abreu, Guida; Elbers, Ed – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2005
The ethnic diversity within schools is a major challenge for education in most European countries. The diversity of cultural backgrounds of students and parents leads to new transitions, enables new forms of participation, and demands the creation of new concepts, values and practices. Processes of mediation have a vital place in the required…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Diversity, Mathematics Instruction, Parents
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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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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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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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Liva, Angeline; And Others – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1994
Reports on two studies to determine if teaching poor readers to use inner speech could improve their reading and writing skills. Finds that both experimental groups improved significantly in both reading and writing. Includes three tables containing comparative experimental data. (CFR)
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Reading Difficulties
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Fontaine, Anne Marie – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1994
Reports on a study of the relationship between achievement motivation at school and child-rearing practices. Finds that more motivated children live in more rigidly structured families. Suggests more research on the differential influences of social context and gender. (CFR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Need, Family (Sociological Unit), Family Characteristics
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