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Tarchi, Christian; Mason, Lucia – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
The purpose of this study was to test the relationships between critical thinking, prior topic knowledge and beliefs, and multiple-document comprehension through a path analysis approach. The participants were 281 Italian undergraduate students. Participants first completed a rational-experiential inventory, a critical thinking skills test, a…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Reading Comprehension, Prior Learning, Beliefs
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Wirthwein, Linda; Sparfeldt, Jörn R.; Heyder, Anke; Buch, Susanne R.; Rost, Detlef H.; Steinmayr, Ricarda – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
Many studies have already found differences between male and female students in various motivational variables. With regard to the stereotypes associated to different school subjects, boys usually are more motivated in math or sciences whereas girls score higher in verbal subjects such as languages. Studies investigating sex differences in…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Sex Stereotypes, Intellectual Disciplines, Academic Achievement
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Belza, Haizea; Herrán, Elena; Anguera, M. Teresa – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
This study presents the results of a systematic, 3-month-long observation of the verbal and gestural interactions which took place between a preschool teacher and six children aged between 23 and 34 months during breakfast at Emmi Pikler preschool in Budapest. The aim was to analyze access to the conventional use of everyday tools during this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers, Preschool Children, Teacher Student Relationship
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Vasalampi, Kati; Pakarinen, Eija; Torppa, Minna; Viljaranta, Jaana; Lerkkanen, Marja-Kristiina; Poikkeus, Anna-Maija – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
According to the big-fish-little-pond effect (BFLP) model, high individual academic performance in a particular subject is related to high self-concept in that subject, whereas high average classroom performance has a negative effect on self-concept. In the present study, data from Finnish primary school students in grade 3 (504 students), grade 4…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Mathematics Skills, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students
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Chen, Ouhao; Kalyuga, Slava – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
Problem solving followed by explicit instruction, as suggested by productive failure and several other instructional theories, indicates long-term learning benefits, whereas explicit instruction followed by problem solving has been consistently demonstrated as superior within the framework of cognitive load theory. However, the effectiveness of…
Descriptors: Direct Instruction, Teaching Methods, Problem Solving, Instructional Effectiveness
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Putarek, Vanja; Pavlin-Bernardic, Nina – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
This study examined the relationships between motivational beliefs, defined as self-efficacy for self-regulated learning and achievement goals, engagement and academic cheating in the context of learning biology. Gender differences across these variables were also examined and both active and second-party types of cheating were included. Based on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Self Efficacy, Independent Study
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Vicente, Santiago; Sánchez, Rosario; Verschaffel, Lieven – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
Singaporean children are the best performers on international achievement tests in mathematics (i.e. the TIMSS). Their excellent results could be due at least partly to certain characteristics of the textbooks used there (Oates 2014). Therefore, these materials could be taken as a good benchmark to describe and evaluate aspects of the textbooks of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Achievement, Textbooks, Word Problems (Mathematics)
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Pit-ten Cate, Ineke M.; Hörstermann, Thomas; Krolak-Schwerdt, Sabine; Gräsel, Cornelia; Böhmer, Ines; Glock, Sabine – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
Research has shown that teachers are able to adapt their processing strategy of student information to situational demands, whereby they flexibly use either an automatic and category-based strategy or a controlled and information-integrating strategy. However, the effect of teachers' accountability for task and the consistency of student…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Teacher Student Relationship, Accuracy, Cognitive Processes
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Wei, Dan; Zhang, Danhui; He, Jingwen; Bobis, Janette – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
According to the self-determination theory, autonomy-supportive teaching is considered an effective approach to motivate students to learn. The present study investigates the effect of students' perceived autonomy support on math achievement over time, i.e. from grades 4 to 6, using a longitudinal survey administered in Chinese elementary schools.…
Descriptors: Personal Autonomy, Mathematics Achievement, Elementary School Students, Grade 4
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González-Forte, Juan Manuel; Fernández, Ceneida; Van Hoof, Jo; Van Dooren, Wim – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
Understanding rational numbers is a complex task for primary and secondary school students. Previous research has shown that a possible reason is students' tendency to apply the properties of natural numbers (inappropriately) when they are working with rational numbers (a phenomenon called "natural number bias"). Focusing on rational…
Descriptors: Numeracy, Student Characteristics, Thinking Skills, Arithmetic
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Vanluydt, Elien; Degrande, Tine; Verschaffel, Lieven; Van Dooren, Wim – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
The present study cross-sectionally investigated proportional reasoning abilities in 5- to 9-year-old children (n = 185) before they received instruction in proportional reasoning. This study addressed two important aspects of the development of proportional reasoning that remain unclear in the current literature: (1) the age range in which it…
Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Thinking Skills, Young Children, Developmental Stages
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Völlinger, Vanessa A.; Supanc, Marina – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
Past research points to cooperative learning as a potentially effective means of fostering the academic and social development of students in inclusive education. This study examined the attitudes of student teachers towards the use of cooperative learning in inclusive education as well as correlating variables. In addition, potential differences…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Student Teacher Attitudes, Inclusion, Correlation
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Ollivier, Fanny; Noël, Yvonnick; Legrand, Aline; Bonneton-Botté, Nathalie – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
What constitutes effective teaching of arithmetical skills in early school years is still uncertain. Finger use could play a crucial role in this acquisition, but some children do not use them spontaneously and studies would be necessary to know if it is possible to teach them. This research assesses the impact of a teacher-implemented…
Descriptors: Intervention, Program Implementation, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Kavanagh, Lauren – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
Given the significant role that academic self-concept plays in students' learning, understanding the psychological processes involved in its formation continues to be an important focus of enquiry. There is strong empirical support for two major models of academic self-concept (ASC) formation: the big-fish-little-pond (BFLP) model and the…
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Self Concept, Academic Achievement, Psychological Patterns
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Badia, Antoni; Liesa, Eva; Becerril, Lorena; Mayoral, Paula – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
Over the last 30 years, a substantial number of publications have attempted to conceptualise the ways in which teachers carry out inquiries in order to affect changes in educational practice. A number of different psychological models have been applied to the study of teachers' activities as inquirers, including models focusing on teachers'…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Teacher Researchers, Theories
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