Search results for author:"Jari-Erik Nurmi"
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Learning and Instruction Vol. 39, No. 1 (October 2015) pp. 158–167
Going beyond studies of individual differences in and profiles of students' motivation, we investigated situation-specific (intra-personal) experiences of autonomous (enjoyment, interest, and task choice) and controlled (having to do, and the...
Profiles of teaching practices and reading skills at the first and third grade in Finland and Estonia
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 64, No. 1 (May 2017) pp. 150–161
The Early Childhood Classroom Observation Measure was used to observe 91 first-grade and 70 third-grade teachers in Estonia and Finland. Using a person-oriented approach, four profiles of teaching practices were identified in grade 1: the child...
Teacher-perceived supportive classroom climate protects against detrimental impact of reading disability risk on peer rejection
Noona Kiuru; Anna-Maija Poikkeus; Marja-Kristiina Lerkkanen; Eija Pakarinen; Martti Siekkinen; Timo Ahonen; Jari-Erik Nurmi
Learning and Instruction Vol. 22, No. 5 (October 2012) pp. 331–339
This study examined the role of a supportive classroom climate, class size, and length of teaching experience as protective factors against children's peer rejection. A total of 376 children were assessed in kindergarten for risk for reading...
Jaana Viljaranta; Gintautas Silinskas; Marja-Kristiina Lerkkanen; Riikka Hirvonen; Eija Pakarinen; Anna-Maija Poikkeus; Jari-Erik Nurmi
Learning and Instruction Vol. 56, No. 1 (August 2018) pp. 54–63
The present study used a sample of 365 children to investigate the longitudinal associations between maternal homework assistance (i.e., help, monitoring, and autonomy granting) and children's task-persistent behavior in learning situations from...