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Jurkowski, Susanne; Hänze, Martin – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2017
Students' individual learning is supposed to be based on cognitive and social processes. Therefore, students' social skills are assumed to play an important role for school performance. This study set out to investigate the links between students' peer relations skills and assertion skills and their grades for written performances and oral…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Grade 9, Interpersonal Competence
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Panadero, Ernesto; Brown, Gavin T. L. – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2017
Peer assessment (PA) is one of the central principles of formative assessment and assessment for learning (AfL) fields. There is ample empirical evidence as to the benefits for students' learning when AfL principles are implemented. However, teachers play a critical role in mediating the implementation of intended policies. Hence, their…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Formative Evaluation, Program Implementation, Teacher Role
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Capdevielle-Mougnibas, Valérie; Courtinat-Camps, Amélie – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2017
This article examines the existing relations between the social background, the cognitive skills, the sense of schooling experience, the relation to learning and the professional project in the construction of the meaning of their course choice for French boys living in working-class families and guided to vocational studies. It presents the…
Descriptors: Educational Experience, Vocational Education, Foreign Countries, Socioeconomic Background
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Hayek, Anne-Sophie; Toma, Claudia; Guidotti, Sofia; Oberlé, Dominique; Butera, Fabrizio – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2017
At school, pupils often cooperate on common projects and must coordinate their different individual actions. However, grades are pervasively used even in cooperative situations, which make the pupils' differences in achievement and their relative rank salient and may reduce their inclination to work constructively with others. Thus, we…
Descriptors: Grades (Scholastic), Cooperative Learning, Group Dynamics, Group Behavior
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Devos, Christelle; Boudrenghien, Gentiane; Van der Linden, Nicolas; Azzi, Assaad; Frenay, Mariane; Galand, Benoit; Klein, Olivier – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2017
A central trend in qualitative studies investigating doctoral students' dropout is to stress the importance of students' integration and socialisation in their working environment. Yet, few of these studies actually compared the experiences of doctoral students who completed or quit their PhD. In order to overcome this limitation and identify the…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students, Student Experience, Qualitative Research
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De Clercq, Mikaël; Galand, Benoît; Frenay, Mariane – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2017
Although a vast body of studies regarding the variables related to students' achievement exists, only a handful has investigated how these variables combine and interact together. Such an investigation might make it possible to more accurately illustrate the heterogeneity of students enrolling in university and assess the impact of this diversity…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Freshmen, Student Development, Student Centered Learning
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Zittoun, Tania – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2017
This paper presents the concept of symbolic resources for apprehending sense-making in learning and instruction. It first reminds the centrality of sense-making in learning and instruction from a sociocultural perspective, and proposes a pragmatist approach to examine what sorts of knowledge people use when they face situations that matter. The…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, Comprehension, Instruction, Informal Education
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Baadte, Christiane; Kurenbach, Friederike – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2017
In the present study, the assumption was tested that expectancy-incongruent feedback in conjunction with explicit self-affirmation directs attention away from the task and to the self. As a result, performance should decrease in resource-sensitive text/picture comprehension tasks as compared to resource-insensitive tasks. Three hundred and…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Grade 5, Expectation, Feedback (Response)
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Cheng, Hong-Yu; Zhang, Shu-Qiang – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to investigate whether and how high school students' cognitive tendencies in holistic/analytic style relate to their active or passive behavioral patterns observed in the classroom. It was speculated that academic intrinsic motivation might play the role as a moderator and learning approach (the structure-oriented…
Descriptors: High School Students, Motivation, Foreign Countries, Classroom Environment
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Gijbels, David; Kyndt, Eva; Peeters, Lore; Schelfhout, Wouter – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2017
The current study investigates the learning of student teachers in alternative programmes in which they combine a teaching job with an in-service teacher-training program at the university. The aim of this paper is to explore which work-related and training-programme related factors facilitate the learning of these teachers-in-training in the…
Descriptors: Inservice Teacher Education, Social Support Groups, Workplace Learning, Student Teachers
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Mendes, Sofia A.; Lasser, Jon; Abreu-Lima, Isabel M.; Almeida, Leandro S. – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2017
Studies have generally characterized school psychologists as a relative homogenous population. Understanding the differences in professional practices and related variables is important for the development of the profession. Using a sample of 446 Portuguese school psychologists, this study used cluster analysis to identify distinct profiles of…
Descriptors: School Psychologists, Multivariate Analysis, Profiles, Foreign Countries
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Lutovac, Sonja; Kaasila, Raimo; Komulainen, Jyrki; Maikkola, Merja – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2017
Lecturers often find themselves unable to appropriately interpret or deal with student feedback, which may consequently be essential to how they feel about teaching and students. Research into lecturers' emotional responses to student feedback is scarce, despite the growing use of student feedback as a means of evaluating teachers' work. This…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Emotional Response, Feedback (Response), Student Attitudes
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Huijgen, Tim; van de Grift, Wim; van Boxtel, Carla; Holthuis, Paul – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2017
Since the 1970s, many observation instruments have been constructed to map teachers' general pedagogic competencies. However, few of these instruments focus on teachers' subject-specific competencies. This study presents the development of the "Framework for Analyzing the Teaching of Historical Contextualization" (FAT-HC). This…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), History Instruction, Teacher Competencies, Content Validity
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Mameli, Consuelo; Molinari, Luisa – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2017
The purpose of the present study was to analyse the role played by teaching interactive practices (measured through a self-report Likert scale) in predicting teacher burnout, after controlling for school grade (primary vs. secondary school) and teaching experience. Participants were 282 Italian teachers equally distributed between primary and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Burnout, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Grol, Roel; Sent, Esther-Mirjam; de Vries, Bregje – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2017
Economic classroom experiments are controlled interactive learning exercises targeting the comprehension of economic concepts in an inductive way. Aiming at increasing students' knowledge of economic concepts, two types of economic classroom experiments are examined in a sample of 134 secondary school students. In the interactive research…
Descriptors: Economics, Concept Formation, Teaching Methods, Statistical Analysis
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