THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SELF-DIFFERENTATION IN FAMILY-OF-ORIGIN AND SUBJECTIVE WELL-BEING AMONG ROMANIAN ADOLESCENTS: A CORRELATIONAL STUDY, Constantin NECHIFOR, Anișoara SANDOVICI, Viorel ROBU

Abstract Differentiation of self through experiences in the family-of-origin is a consistent predictor of adolescents’ psychological and social adjustment to developmental tasks. The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between the level of self-differentiation through the relational and emotional experiences that adolescents live in their families and the indicators of subjective well-being. Read More …

ESSENTIALISM IN PHILOSOPHY, PSYCHOLOGY, EDUCATION, SOCIAL AND SCIENTIFIC SCOPES, Mehmet ŞAHIN

Abstract Essentialism is an approach assuming that people and things have natural and essential common characteristics which are inherent, innate and unchanging. Thus, it is regarded as an educational philosophy. However, having the common essence and the same essentials at the same levels can lead to undesired practices in real life too. Even nouns and Read More …

CATEGORIES OF ETHICAL ISSUES IN THE USE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES, Simona Elena VÂRLAN, Cosmin TOMOZEI

Abstract Given the importance of information technology ethics in the knowledge society, this study represents a review of the previous work done by researchers in this field, and the subsequent ethical issues in this domain. At the basis of the study is the PAPA theoretical model based on four ethical issues, such as privacy, accuracy, Read More …

TEACHERS’ CREATIVE DISPOSITION AND THE MANAGEMENT OF ENVIRONMENT IN THE ENGLISH CLASS, Elena Bonta, Raluca Galiţa

Abstract The purpose of this paper is to explore the problem of creativity in the language class, seen from two perspectives – that of the role of the teacher`s creative disposition, on the one hand, and that of the management of classroom environment, as a prerequisite for creativity development, on the other hand. The study Read More …

DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION OF A SHORT SCALE FOR MEASURING BIG FIVE PERSONALITY TRAIT: THE IPIP-BFM-25 INDONESIA, Hanif Akhtar, Saifuddin Azwar

Abstract The shifting trend of research involving more constructs made the use of short-scale increasingly popular. This research aimed to develop a short version of the IPIP-BFM-50 that measure five Big Five personality trait. There were three studies in this research, including adaptation of the parental scale, short-scale development, and short-scale validation. The total subjects Read More …

CRITICAL THINKING AND TRANSFORMATIVE LEARNING, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mehmet ŞAHIN, Hidayet DOGANTAY

Abstract The traditional theories behaviorism, cognitivism, constructivism and connectivism are regarded as essential theories of learning. However, transformational learning theory works with critical thinking in adult learning. This process is based on their experience and it is followed by the steps of thinking and transformation process in perspective in ten phases. In addition, for critical Read More …

LITERATURE REVIEW ON PERSONALITY TRAITS AND THE PSYCHOLOGICAL PROFILES OF THE GIFTED POPULATION, Roxana HOLIC

Abstract This review includes the characteristics identified in terms of cognitive, socio-emotional, motivational and personality development of adolescents with high intellectual abilities. Even if the results of studies that addressed the same issue were contradictory, we had as a central objective the mention of these as well as the impact they have on the development Read More …

Vol. 22, No. 2/ 2018

LITERATURE REVIEW ON PERSONALITY TRAITS AND THE PSYCHOLOGICAL PROFILES OF THE GIFTED POPULATION, Roxana HOLIC CATEGORIES OF ETHICAL ISSUES IN THE USE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES, Simona Elena VÂRLAN, Cosmin TOMOZEI DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION OF A SHORT SCALE FOR MEASURING BIG FIVE PERSONALITY TRAIT: THE IPIP-BFM-25 INDONESIA, Hanif AKHTAR, Saifuddin AZWAR TEACHERS’ CREATIVE DISPOSITION Read More …

LEADERSHIP, MOTIVATION AND PERFORMANCE IN TEACHING, Otilia CLIPA, Marilena-Artemiza GRECIUC (ȘERBAN)

Abstract The aim of this study is associating leadership style and motivation to achieve performance in teaching. Does a certain leadership style positively correlate with motivation, so that it can determine the teacher’s performance at his/her job? Representative parameters were used to quantify the degree of motivation the teacher puts into his/her work: perseverance, success Read More …