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International Journal of Educational Research

2014 Volume 67, Number 1

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Novice teachers’ perceptions of school climate and self-efficacy

    Merilyn Meristo, Educational Sciences, Tallinn University, Estonia; Eve Eisenschmidt, Tallinn University, Estonia

    The importance of self-efficacy and the school climate and their interrelationship according to teacher profiles were analysed to better support the adaptation and professional development of... More

    pp. 1-10

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  2. Investigating working memory and sustained attention in dyslexic adults

    Tracy Packiam Alloway & Samantha Wootan, University of North Florida, United States; Peter Deane, University of Stirling, United Kingdom

    The aim of this pilot study was to investigate the profile of working memory and sustained attention skills in adults with dyslexia. Measures of verbal and visuo-spatial working memory functioning ... More

    pp. 11-17

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  3. Scaffolding social and emotional learning in an elementary classroom community: A sociocultural perspective

    Veronica Morcom

    This qualitative study examines the social practices of two elementary classrooms to elucidate scaffolding students’ social and emotional learning through values education. The conceptual model is ... More

    pp. 18-29

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  4. Achievement goals in Turkish high school PE setting: The predicting role of social physique anxiety

    Özgür Mülazımoğlu Ballı & Gökçe Erturan-İlker, Pamukkale University, School of Sport Sciences and Technology, Turkey; Yunus Arslan, Nevşehir University, The Faculty of Education, The Dept. of Physical Education and Sport Education, Turkey

    The objectives of this study were to determine high school students’ achievement goals and social physique anxiety level according to gender and grade level and to examine the role of social... More

    pp. 30-39

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  5. Students’ emotional and cognitive engagement as the determinants of well-being and achievement in school

    Janne Pietarinen, School of Applied Educational Science and Teacher Education, University of Eastern Finland, Finland; Tiina Soini, School of Education, Finland; Kirsi Pyhältö, University of Helsinki Centre for Research and Development of Higher Education, Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Finland

    This study aims to gain a better understanding of the interrelation between students’ emotional and cognitive engagement that is mediated by experienced well-being in school. The main hypothesis... More

    pp. 40-51

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  6. Making implicit practice explicit: How do upper secondary teachers describe their reading comprehension strategies instruction?

    Lisbeth M. Brevik

    This study examined the activation of teachers’ tacit knowledge of reading comprehension strategy instruction as part of a teacher professional development course. Although studies have examined... More

    pp. 52-66

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  7. Predicting maternal aspirations for their children's education: The role of parental and child characteristics

    Edward M. Sosu

    The current study investigates the nature of maternal educational aspirations and factors that influence mother's aspirations for their children's education in the preschool years. Data were drawn ... More

    pp. 67-79

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