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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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Lera, Maria-Jose – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1996
Presents an assessment of the Quality of Infant Education in Seville (Spain). Defines quality in terms of both structural and procedural variables; provides data describing both types of variable, interrelations between them, and differences in the day care quality in public and private sectors. Demonstrates that day care quality is generally low.…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Day Care, Day Care Centers
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Beller, Emanuel Kuno; Stahnke, Marita; Butz, Petra; Stahl, Walter; Wessels, Holger – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1996
Uses two sets of quality measures of group care to assess their predictive power for measures of the development of children in German group day care. Reports finding that measures of adult-child, child-child, and adult-adult interactions predict development levels when measured by long-term participant observation in a natural day care…
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Day Care, Day Care Centers, Educational Assessment
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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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Melhuish, Edward C.; Petrogiannis, Konstantinos – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1996
Evaluates the quality of the caregiving environment for young infants in day care centers in Athens (Greece) using three global measures: ITERS, PROFILE, and CCFS. Reveals a great similarity among the three measures. Reports a generally low quality for day care, lower than for other countries with similar research. (DSK)
Descriptors: Caregiver Child Relationship, Child Caregivers, Comparative Analysis, Day Care
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Varin, Dario; Crugnola, Cristina Riva; Molina, Paola; Ripamonti, Chiara – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1996
Investigates how the age of entry into regular group day care influences short-term behaviors expressing well-being or discomfort in the day care environment. Finds that children entered at two particular ages displayed difficult reunions with their mothers and were less resistant to frustration; children entered at another age showed lower…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Behavior Problems, Caregiver Child Relationship, Child Caregivers
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Wessels, Holger; Lamb, Michael E.; Hwang, Carl-Philip – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1996
Illustrates problems facing researchers trying to demonstrate causal relationships between types of nonparental care and differences between groups of Swedish children. Argues that efforts must be made to validate and interpret differences that are found. Indicates ways to avoid misinterpretation of differences that are attributable to…
Descriptors: Causal Models, Child Development, Day Care, Educational Assessment
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Tinajero, Carolina; Paramo, M. Fernanda – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1998
Reviews research into the possible effects of field dependence/independence on achievement at school. Finds that field-independent subjects perform better than field-dependent subjects, whether in a specific discipline or across all subjects. Discusses possible explanations for this difference in performance. Includes a chart summarizing the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cognitive Style, Educational Research, Field Dependence Independence
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Puustinen, Minna – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1998
Studies the development of self-regulation in school-aged children's help-seeking behavior within a Vygotskian framework. Hypothesizes that studying two age groups would allow definition of two levels of capacity for self-regulation. Shows that the level of self-regulation depends on both age and academic achievement, with older, high-achieving…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Age Differences, Child Development, Educational Research
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Rath, Sudhakar – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1998
Examines the differential efficacy, maintenance, and generalization effects of verbal self-instructional training on reading-disabled children. Types subjects by subculture (tribal versus nontribal) and cognitive stage (concrete versus formal operation). Finds that verbal self-instruction is effective for nontribals and children of formal…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Educational Psychology, Educational Research, Elementary Education
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Efklides, Anastasia; Papadaki, Maria; Papantoniou, Georgia; Kiosseoglou, Gregoris – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1999
Explores possible individual differences effects on school mathematics performance and feelings of difficulty (FOD) of 243 subjects, ages 13 to 15 years. Considers cognitive ability, affect, age, and gender. Finds that ability directly influenced performance whereas both ability and affect influenced FOD. Discusses the results. (CMK)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Age, Cognitive Ability
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Alonso-Tapia, Jesus; Villa, Jose Luis – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1999
Examines the viability of using hypothetical problems that need the application of causal models for their solution as a method to assessing understanding in the social sciences. Explains that this method was used to describe how seventh-grade students understand causal factors affecting the "discovery and colonization of America." (CMK)
Descriptors: Educational Research, Grade 7, Higher Education, History Instruction
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Peklaj, Cirila; Vodopivec, Blaz – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1999
Investigates the effects of individual versus cooperative learning on different aspects of 373 fifth-grade students' functioning: (1) cognitive; (2) affective; (3) metacognitive; and (4) social. Reports strong positive effects of cooperative learning on achievement and positive effects of cooperative learning in the cognitive level. (CMK)
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Cognitive Processes, Cooperative Learning, Educational Practices
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