VIRTUAL EDUCATION – VIRTUES AND SERVITUDES, Constantin CUCOŞ

Abstract The implementation of the new information and communication technologies in education involves rethinking the training methods, the techniques of contents configuration, the learning strategies, the assessment procedures, the relational and attitudinal context, etc. Any technical innovation, ‘absorbed’ by the educational system, generates transformations, which, from the point of view of their value, may be Read More …

METACOGNITIVE MONITORING ACCURACY AND ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE AT UNIVERSITY STUDENTS, Florin-Vasile FRUMOS

Abstract Metacognitive monitoring is a complex psychological construct materialized in the metacognitive judgments that a subject may perform before or after covering a cognitive task. The accuracy, biases and variability of the judgments on the correctness of answers reflects the quality of the metacognitive monitoring. This study highlights the relation between the accuracy of metacognitive Read More …

A RANDOMISED CONTROLLED TRIAL ON BRIEF EXPRESSIVE WRITING AS AN INTERVENTION TOOL ON EXPOSURE TO THIN-IDEAL IMAGES, Dennis RELOJO

Abstract The efficacy of expressive writing (EW) has been well established on Western population. However, to date, there are limited studies that examined its efficacy on a different population. This study investigated the efficacy of EW, as a one-off task, in improving the levels of body satisfaction and positive affect among 140 Filipino female university Read More …

COGNITION AND METACOGNITION IN SELF-REGULATED LEARNING. A POSITIVE LEARNING PATTERNS ANALYSIS, Loredana MANASIA

Abstract The present paper aims to investigate cognitive and metacognitive strategies in relation to learning patterns in students in higher education. The article proposes the analysis of the learning patterns of students in regular universities. The research was based on a qualitative strategy. Photovoice and interpretative phenomenological analysis were blended to support the process of Read More …

PUPILS` AND STUDENTS` PERCEPTION ON CAREER AND CAREER SERVICES IN ROMANIA, Marian CRĂCIUN

Abstract This article aims to provide the interpretation of the results for two questionnaires applied on pupils and high-school graduates, on the one hand, and students, on the other hand. They explored their perceptions and needs in relation to the activities and programs organized by university career centres and also in relation to career and Read More …

TEACHERS’ SENSE OF EFFICACY AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR STUDENTS’ OUTCOMES, Luciana FRUMOS

Abstract This study examined the influence of teachers’ sense of efficacy and their responsibility for students’ outcomes. The participants for this investigation were 60 teachers. The research data were gathered by applying the Teachers’ Sense of Efficacy Scale and Teacher Responsibility for Student Achievement Scale. The results indicated a positive relationship between teacher efficacy and Read More …

THE ROLE OF SOCIAL INFLUENCE IN CAREER CHOICE, Liliana-Camelia PAVEL

Abstract Career choice can be considered a major life decision. Social influence is defined as a change in the individual’s thinking, attitudes, experiences, or behaviour as a consequence of the interaction with another individual or group. Individuals can be influenced by both persons perceived as similar, desirable, or expert in a field, and by personal Read More …

THE MODERATING EFFECT OF THE FORM MASTER TEACHER’S LEADERSHIP STYLE ON THE TEACHER-TO-STUDENT TRANSMISSION OF CONFLICT MANAGEMENT STYLES, Cristian-Cătălin CUCIAC, Adrian-Vicenţiu LABĂR, Ana-Maria ŢEPORDEI, Laura-Sonia CUCIAC

Abstract The aim of the present study was to analyse the correspondence relation between students’ styles of handling interpersonal conflicts (i.e., integrating, avoiding, dominating, obliging, and compromising) and their teacher’s perceived style. The moderating effect of the teacher’s leadership style (i.e., relation-oriented, task-oriented, and change-oriented) on this relation was also analysed. Participants in this study Read More …

THE CODE OF ETHICS IN COUNSELLLING, Elena Oliviana EPURESCU

Abstract The code of ethics represents an ethical practice guide for all the counsellors regardless of their level of training, the clients or the status in a professional association.The main coordinates of the ethical code are: informing regarding the services offered in the field of counselling; signalling the educational, training and employment offers; using occupational Read More …

MIDAS-AN USEFUL TOOL FOR CAREER COUNSELLING, Sanda BORDEI

Abstract The article presents The Multiple Intelligences Developmental Assessment Scales (MIDAS™) elaborated by C. Branton Shearer and makes an analysis of their usefulness for Career Counselling, with focus on 10-14 year-old children. More than 20 years of integration of multiple intelligences theory into career counselling process proved that clients might get several benefits of its Read More …