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Kristensen, Karen-Lis; Mørck, Line Lerche – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2016
This paper addresses some of the contradictions, dilemmas, and struggles in a Danish primary school practice involved in medicating children diagnosed with ADHD. It draws on a social practice research study of a 7-year-old boy diagnosed with ADHD, who was medicated against his will. It focuses on his struggles when being medicated, and…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Drug Therapy, Metacognition, Clinical Diagnosis
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Nolen, Susan Bobbitt; Ward, Christopher J. Horn, Ilana S. – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2012
In this article, our focus is on the methodological issues in taking a situative approach to studying the interconnected development of motivation, identity, and learning in multiple social contexts. We illustrate our description with data acquired from a cross-context, longitudinal, ethnographic study of novice teachers' learning, motivation, and…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Research Methodology, Ethnography, Motivation
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Simbula, Silvia; Guglielmi, Dina – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2010
This article seeks to contribute to the ongoing debate on the dimensionality of the burnout syndrome. Specifically, its aims are: (1) to investigate the role of efficacy beliefs using negatively worded inefficacy items instead of positive ones and (2) to establish whether depersonalization and cynicism can be considered two different dimensions of…
Descriptors: Teacher Burnout, Measures (Individuals), Beliefs, Evaluation Methods
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Pansu, Pascal; Dubois, Nicole; Dompnier, Benoit – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2008
The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of the socionormative approach of internality in the field of education, and more specifically regarding scholastic judgment. It describes the theoretical development and the main procedures used by researchers to show that internal causal explanations have more value than external ones because they…
Descriptors: Behavior Standards, Social Behavior, Locus of Control, Personality Theories
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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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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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Deppeler, Joanne – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2006
This paper describes a model of professional development that guided a two-year university-school partnership in Melbourne, Australia. The project was aimed at enhancing teachers' capacity to respond to diversity through collaboration and active involvement in evidence-based inquiry in their schools. The project involved eight schools and…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, College School Cooperation, Cooperation, Foreign Countries
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De Corte, Erik; Verschaffel, Lieven; Masui, Chris – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2004
A major challenge for education and educational research is to build on our present understanding of learning for designing environments for education that are conducive to fostering in students self-regulatory and cooperative learning skills, transferable knowledge, and a disposition toward competent thinking and problem solving. Taking into…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Learning Processes, Intervention, Thinking Skills
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Goossens, Frits; Melhuish, Edward C. – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1996
Considers alternative ways of measuring the sensitivity of caregivers. Observed 30 professional caregiver-infant dyads in three different situations. Reports that the results support the view that sensitivity is subject to contextual influences and that researchers need to think carefully about the when and where of sensitivity measures. (DSK)
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Caregiver Child Relationship, Child Caregivers, Context Effect
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Meyer, Jan H. F. – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2000
Presents a study that focuses on atypical patterns of contextualized learning engagement that are often difficult to interpret because they exhibit varying degrees of conceptual dissonance. Addresses how the question of how dissonance can be interpreted and modeled. Provides an example of an observed interference model of student learning. (CMK)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Failure, Educational Research, Higher Education
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Vermunt, Jan D.; Verloop, Nico – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2000
Explores dissonance in students' way of learning from a regulation of learning perspective. Examines consonant patterns of interrelations among learning elements and investigates several studies that used an Inventory of Learning Styles (ILS) as a research instrument for indications of dissonant patterns of interrelations among the learning…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, College Students, Content Analysis, Educational Research
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Negro, Isabelle; Chanquoy, Lucile – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2000
Presents the results of a study that explored the management of subject-verb agreement in second -to seventh-grade children studying the French language. Examined whether agreement with imperfect tense may have a lesser cost than agreement with the present. Finds that imperfect tense is acquired more rapidly than present tense. (CMK)
Descriptors: Educational Research, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, French
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Zogza, Vassiliki; Papamichael, Yannis – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2000
Examines how young children in preschools use the criterion of movement to determine whether an object, in this case plants, is living or non-living. Reports that children presented a conceptual change classifying the plant as alive using explanations including dependence on environment and other functions. Includes references. (CMK)
Descriptors: Child Development, Childhood Attitudes, Concept Formation, Educational Practices
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Lemetayer, Fabienne – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2000
Examines the influence of the characteristics of children with Down syndrome on the interaction in parental tutoring. Observes parent-child dyads (n=36) and parent-Down syndrome child dyads (n=36). Reports that the instructions parents gave to children with Down syndrome were better adapted to furthering autonomy. (CMK)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Down Syndrome, Educational Research, Higher Education
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Fitzpatrick, Helen; Hardman, Margaret – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2000
Explores the characteristics of social interaction during an English language based task in the primary classroom, and the role of the computer in structuring collaboration when compared to a non-computer mode. Explains that seven and nine year old boys and girls (n=120) completed a computer and non-computer task. (CMK)
Descriptors: Children, Computer Uses in Education, Cooperation, Educational Research
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