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Enhancing Arithmetic and Word-Problem Solving Skills Efficiently by Individualized Computer-Assisted Practice
Journal of Educational Research Vol. 103, No. 4 (2010) pp. 239–252
The fluency of basic arithmetical operations is a precondition for mathematical problem solving. However, the training of skills plays a minor role in contemporary mathematics instruction. The authors proposed individualization of practice as a...
Interest, Enjoyment and Pride after Failure Experiences? Predictors of Students' State-Emotions after Success and Failure during Learning in Mathematics
Educational Psychology Vol. 31, No. 7 (2011) pp. 779–807
The current investigation was designed to identify emotion states students experience during mathematics activities, and in particular to distinguish emotions contingent on experiences of success and experiences of failure. Students' task-related...
Changes in interest and affect during a difficult reading task: Relationships with perceived difficulty and reading fluency
Learning and Instruction Vol. 27, No. 1 (October 2013) pp. 11–20
This study investigated changes in middle school students' interest and affect during a moderately difficult reading task. The aim was to explore how changes in interest (topic and situational) and affect were related to students' reading fluency...
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 77, No. 1 (2016) pp. 143–154
Optimal motivation occurs when there is a balance between perceived challenge and perceived skill. The challenge-skill relationship has been studied extensively with regard to perceived skill, with limited attention given to actual (i.e., domain...