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Volume 13, No. 1, March 2017, Jumada 2, 1438 H

Articles in Arabic             البحوث باللغة العربية



Cognitive Biases Among Yarmouk University Students in Reation to Gender and Academic Achievement

Abstract: This study aimed at discovering cognitive biases among a sample of four hundred ninety-six male and female undergraduate students at Yarmouk University. To achieve the study aims, an adapted version of the Davos Assessment of Cognitive Biases Scale "DCOBS" was used. The results of the study revealed that Yarmouk University students have a moderate level of cognitive biases. The results also revealed that attention to threats biases were the most dominant, followed by jumping to conclusions biases, and safety behaviors biases were the least dominant ones. It was also found that males had more external attribution biases than females, and that low achievement students had more cognitive biases than high achievement students.


Firas al-Hamouri

 JJES,  2017, 13(1) 1-14

The Effectiveness of a Relational Needs Training Program in Reducing Bullying Behavior and Promoting Social Interest Among a Sample of Adolescent Students

Abstract: This study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of a relational needs training program in reducing bullying behavior and promoting social interest among a sample of adolescent students. The sample consisted of (30) male and female students, from the 8th, 9th, and 10th grades attending private schools in Amman. The participants were identified by school counselors as demonstrating bullying behavior. In addition, they all attained a score above the mean on the bullying scale, and expressed interest in participating in the relational needs training program. The sample was randomly divided into two groups: the experimental group consisted of (15) students who were given the training, and the control group consisted of (15) who did not take the training.


Fadi Nazih Hamdi, & Hussein Al Sharah

JJES,  2017,  13(1)15-29

The Effect of Group Counseling Program In Decreasing Anxiety And Depression Among Children of Mothers with Chronic Illness

Abstract: This experimental study sought to explore the impact of group counseling program in decreasing levels of anxiety and depression among a sample of children of mothers with chronic illness which consisted of (32) students and whose ages ranged between 12-14 years old. The participants were divided randomly into two groups: an experimental group, who received counseling program based on the cognitive behavior therapy and a control group who didn't receive any counseling program. Results of pretest to posttest differences for the experimental and control groups on the study scales revealed that the treatment group compared to control group was significantly more likely to have lower anxiety and depressive symptoms.


Jehad Alaedein &

Amal Quzq


 JJES,  2017, 13(1) 31-45 

The Effect of Using  Bybee's Constructive Model on the Acquisition of Jurisprudence Concepts, Developing Habits of Mind and Self Learning Motivation in Islamic Education Course Among Eighth Basic Grade Female Students in Jordan.

Abstract: This study aimed at investigating the effect of using Bybee's constructive model on the acquisition of jurisprudence concepts, developing habits of mind (HOM), and self learning motivation (SLM) in Islamic education course among eighth basic grade students. To achieve the aims of the study the researchers built Bybee model guide, jurisprudence concepts acquisition test,(HOM),and (SLM) scales. The study sample consisted of (77) female students from eighth basic grade from Um Tofail Secondary mixed School during the first semester in the scholastic year 2015/2016.


Sahar Hasan &

Khalid Al-Saudi

JJES,  2017,  13(1) 47-61

The Effectiveness of a Counseling  Program Based on Adlerian Approach in Improving Self-Disclosure and Conflict Management Among a Sample of  Engaged Male Teachers in Zarqa District

Abstract: The study aimed to identify the effectiveness of a counseling program based on the Adler theory in improving self-disclosure and conflict management among a sample of engaged male teachers at schools that belong to: Zarqa Governorate, Educational Zarqa First Directorate, Educational Zarqa Second Directorate, and Educational Roseifa Directorate. The study sample consisted of (30) engaged male teachers. The sample was distributed equally into (15) teachers who represented the experimental group, and (15) teachers who represented the control group. In order to achieve the study aims, the scales of the self-disclosure, conflict management, and a counseling program were constructed based on the Adlerian approach.


Ziad M. Alkhazaleh &

Mohammad Bani Younes


JJES,  2017,  13(1) 63-83

The Effectiveness of a Training Program Based on Meichenbaum Model in Reducing the Desire for Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Level Among Addicts.

Abstract: This study intended to investigate the effectiveness of a training program based on Meichenbaum model in reducing the level of desire for drug and psychotropic substances among addicts. The sample consisted of (30) addicts who were admitted to the Half Way Houses Center at al Masarra Hospital of psychiatric and neurological diseases in the Sultanate of Oman. The sample distributed randomly into two groups: experimental and control. The experimental group was subjected to a training program consisting of (19) sessions over three months.


Jalal Al Mukhaini & Nazih Hamdi

 JJES,  2017, 13(1), 85-98

The Effectiveness of Using Flipped Classroom Strategy Program in the Development of Evaluation Competencies and Habits of Mind for the Student-Teacher in Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University.

Abstract: The research aimed to design and identify the effectiveness of using flipped classroom strategy program in the development of evaluation competencies (cognitive -performance) and habits of mind for the students in Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University. Quasi-experimental method, based on the design (Pre- Post) for two groups (experimental, control) was used to answer questions of the research. The sample consisted of 54 students who were selected randomly; (28) as experimental group and (26) as control group from the 7th grade students in English major enrolled in the Measurement & Evaluation course.


Ilham Shalabi

 JJES,  2017, 13(1), 99-118

The Effectiveness of a Group Counseling Program on Reducing Test Anxiety and Improving Study Habits Among a Sample of High Achievers at the Faculty of Education- Najran University.

Abstract: : The aim of the study was to examine the effectiveness of a group counseling program in reducing anxiety test and improving study habits among a sample of high achievers at the faculty of education- Najran University. The sample of the study consisted of (20) students assigned equally into two groups: control group (N=10) having no treatment, and an experimental group (N=10) having a group counseling treatment program. For data collection, the researcher developed a anxiety test scale and study habits scale. Both validity and reliability were obtained for the Saudi university students. The most significant results of the study were that the group counseling program was effective in reducing anxiety and improving study habits among experimental group students.


Burhan Hamadneh

 JJES,  2017, 13(1), 119-131