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Chen, Junjun; Cheng, Tianjun – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2022
This current review of research tells a richly detailed story of the evolving intellectual structure of teacher emotion research during 35 years starting from 1985 until 2019, through identifying 812 articles and using a descriptive quantitative analysis approach. The developmental trend reveals a substantial change in the volume of publications…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Research Methodology, Emotional Response, Teachers
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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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Hatano, Giyoo; Inagaki, Kayoko – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1997
Explores the intuitive understanding of biology that occurs in early childhood and discusses later cognitive changes that occur. Young children possess a vitalistic understanding (e.g. breathing brings power to the body) that becomes mechanistic (e.g. an understanding of the heart and lungs) as they mature. Includes statistical and tabular data.…
Descriptors: Biology, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Measurement, Cognitive Psychology
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Lehtinen, Erno; Merenluoto, Kaarina; Kasanen, Eero – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1997
Maintains that certain concepts in mathematics are difficult to learn because of problematic continuity from prior knowledge to new concepts. Focuses on the problems of conceptual change connected with the learning of calculus and the shift from rational to real numbers. Summarizes the results of a study involving secondary students. (MJP)
Descriptors: Calculus, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Measurement, Cognitive Processes
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Voss, James F.; Wiley, Jennifer – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1997
Discusses recent studies related to conceptual understanding in the domain of history, comparing the nature of understanding as found in history to that of other domains. Considers the role of sources in historical knowledge, the role of the historian, causation and explanation, and narrative exposition. (MJP)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Structures, Concept Formation
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Diakidoy, Irene-Anna; Vosniadou, Stella; Hawks, Jackson D. – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1997
Examines perceptions concerning the shape of the earth and the causes of the day/night cycle among American Indian children. Interviews with 26 Lakota/Dakota elementary children revealed a preference for a synthetic model of the earth and animistic explanations for the day/night cycle. Includes excerpts from the interviews. (MJP)
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indians, Astronomy, Cognitive Development
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Schnotz, Wolfgang; Preuss, Achim – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1997
Describes a theoretical framework for the analysis of conceptual change that considers conceptual knowledge as a generative cognitive tool for the creation of more specific mental representations. Argues that a task-oriented interaction between propositional structures and mental models can help learners evaluate the consistency of their…
Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Structures
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Limon, Margarita; Carretero, Mario – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1997
Reports on an experiment that explored novice learners' responses to anomalous data (new data that contradict previous beliefs). Secondary education students were given both anomalous and confirmatory data concerning various theories about the origin of life on earth. Statistical data reveal their level of awareness of the contradictions. (MJP)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Restructuring, Cognitive Structures
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