Volume (3)


Volume (3), Issue (1), April–2014

Abstract:
The present study aimed at comparing the students’ procrastination and self-regulatory scores after obtaining some strategies possibly improve the self-regulatory behaviors. The strategies included weekly course assignments, reflector writings and presentations on various topics. The subjects were 141 students enrolled in Educational Sciences department in a public university in Turkey during the second term of the 2012 -2013 academic year. Results of the analyses showed that the strategies used did not influence on students’ procrastination but self-regulatory behaviors.

Keywords:

Academic procrastination, self-regulation Phonological awareness, word recognition ability children with autism spectrum disorder.


Volume (3), Issue (2), September–2014

Abstract:
The Purpose of this study was to explore the effect of a metacognitive strategy training on mathematical problem solving process and contemplative thinking skills of primary school children with learning disabilities. The participants in this study were Forty grade five students identified with LD. A pre- post design was used to examine the effectiveness of the metacognitive instructional approach of Strategies Program for Effective Learning and Thinking (SPELT) on mathematical problem solving process and contemplative thinking skills of the target children. Findings from this study indicated the effectiveness of the metacognitive instructional approach of Strategies Program for Effective Learning and Thinking (SPELT) on mathematical problem solving process and contemplative thinking skills of the target children. On the basis of the findings, the study advocated for the effectiveness of metacognitive instructional approach of Strategies Program for Effective Learning and Thinking (SPELT) on mathematical problem solving process and contemplative thinking skills of the target children.

Keywords:

metacognitive strategy, mathematical problem solving process, contemplative thinking skills, learning disabilities Phonological awareness, word recognition ability children with autism spectrum disorder.


Volume (3), Issue (3), December–2014

Abstract:
The main purpose of the present study was investigate the interactive and relative effect of emotional intelligence and locus of control on burnout among Special Education Teachers in Egypt. The study made use of simple random sampling in selecting 280 (160 male, and 120 female) special Education teachers from three special education schools located in Kafr EL Sheikh Governorate. The study sample responded to three valid and reliable instruments; Emotional intelligence scale, The Teacher Burnout Scale, and The Teacher Burnout Scale. Data analysis involved the use of Pearson correlation and multiple regression procedure to investigate predictive capacity of the independent variables on the dependent variable. The results indicated that the two independent variables, when taken together, were effective in predicting Burnout.

Keywords:

Emotional Intelligence, Locus of Control, Burnout, special education teachers Phonological awareness, word recognition ability children with autism spectrum disorder.