Iveta Kovalcikova

Iveta Kovalcikova
University of Presov in Presov | UNIPO

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The current study investigated whether a domain-specific intervention of ExeFun-Mat targeting math and executive functions in primary school children with a Roma background would be effective in improving their scholastic performance and executive functioning. ExeFun-Mat is based on the principles of the reciprocal teaching approach, scaffolding an...
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Celem prezentowanych badań jest analiza zależności między aktywnością obywatelską młodzieży a podstawowymi cechami osobowości. Badano trzy wymiary obywatelstwa, zgodnie z modelem Zalewskiej i Krzywosz-Rynkiewicz: (1) pasywne, (2) półaktywne i (3) aktywne – polityczne, społeczne, osobiste i zorientowane na zmiany. Podstawowe cechy osobowości badano...
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The primary objective of this chapter is to introduce a cognitive mediation model designed for the specific educational needs of 9- to 10-year-old low-performing pupils. The model adopts elements of both domain-specific and domain-general approaches. Factual reading is a curricular area in which cognitive mediation occurs. In this chapter, the theo...
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At present, the subject of basic and applied research is becoming a specific type of educational transaction whose aim is to know the cognitive determinants of the educational process. Research findings relating to the brain and mind indicate that if we can gain a better understanding of a pupil’s cognitive apparatus, this may lead to more effectiv...
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The implementation of tools and techniques of the management of ethics in the academic environment has its own peculiarities arising from the nature of the expert, scientific, pedagogical, but also administrative work of university staff, requiring a considerable degree of autonomy and freedom. The aim of this case study is to present the views of...
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It is well established that analogical reasoning can be explained by the efficiency of working memory (WM) but it remains unclear what processes are involved when the child learns to reason analogically. The present study examined the relationship of executive functions (EF) and fluid intelligence (gF) and the ability to learn analogies in a sample...
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The purpose of this article is fi rst to discuss the basic theoretical approaches used to interpret the concept of trust in the context of social capital and then to present the results of research conducted on trust. The analysis concentrates on elements related to trust in the literature, refl ecting the methodological approaches for assessing an...
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The purpose of this article is first to discuss the basic theoretical approaches used to interpret the concept of trust in the context of social capital and then to present the results of research conducted on trust. The analysis concentrates on elements related to trust in the literature, reflecting the methodological approaches for assessing and...
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Although the measurement of cognitive performance usually relies on achievement sum scores, a growing body of research suggests that the analysis of errors made may have a predictive validity beyond that provided by the number of items correct. This study examined the validity related to one such kind of error scores-the set-loss errors-in the gene...
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The main aim of the study was to explore the relationship between fluid intelligence (gf), attentional control (AC), and learning potential (LP), and to investigate the interaction effect between gf and AC on LP. The sample comprised 210 children attending the fourth grade of a standard elementary school. It was hypothesized that the extent of the...
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This study examines the relationship between simultaneous and successive processing (the Planning, Attention, Simultaneous and Successive processing [PASS] theory processes) and reading skills in English as a foreign language (EFL). A group of 81 children were administered two batteries of tests. One was used to measure EFL reading skills, while th...
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The paper deals with the comparison of defining and conceptual delineating the concepts cognitive processes, cognitive functions, and cognitive abilities. The categorization of cognitive processes on horizontal and vertical level is sketched. Three approaches to defining the concept of cognitive function in the relation to defining the concept of c...
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The objective of the paper is to inform about the process and some results obtained in Slovak adaptation of Delis-Kaplan Executive Functions System. Basal standardization sample consisted of 250 children attending fourth year of elementary school with mean age 9,7 yrs. To get additional information regarding reliability and validity of D-KEFS selec...
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At the heart of Chapter 1 Can a victimized child be resilient? are three main sets of problems. Given that this is the first chapter, its aim is to provide theoretical background to the problems analysed in the subsequent chapters. The first part outlines the social and legislative context of the Slovak Republic with regard to the problem of domest...
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This paper, based on ethnographically obtained data, discusses German language acquisition at an early age: the discovery of the interconnection between language and corporeality is the key component of the analysis based on videostudies. The body—conceived as an intermediary and content element of education, becomes an essential base for foreign l...
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Objectives. The goal of the study was to verify the reliability and construct validity of the Slovak version of the Self-Perception Profile for Children (SPPC) method for self-perception assessment in children. Subjects and setting. The research sample consisted of 154 pupils of fourth and fifth classes. A complementary scale aimed at actual behavi...
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The proposal of alternative procedure measuring intelligence by dynamic test is described in the paper. The traditional intelligence tests identify usually how much and what a person has learned of what is tested. The dynamic tests have ambition to estimate the measure in which the child is able to learn. As a theoretical starting point the authors...
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In the paper, the present development and contemporary state of dynamic testing of learning abilities are analysed and the body of dynamics in dynamic testing is characterised. On the basis of literature analysis, the traits of intelligence tests and traits of dynamic tests of learning abilities are compared. The best-known dynamic test procedures...
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This paper explores approaches to the education of asylum seekers in an established member of the European Union, the U.K., and a new member, Slovakia. The investigation looks first at policy frameworks in the two countries - official government documents, national and local guidance. The second section takes case study examples from the two contex...

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Experimental verification of programs aimed at stimulation of executive functions of underperforming pupil in the last year of elementary education. The cognitive stimulation potential of math and Slovak language. Contract No. APVV-15-0273