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Mental Effort and Performance as Determinants for the Dynamic Selection of Learning Tasks in Air Traffic Control Training
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 32, No. 1 (January 2004) pp. 153–172
The differential effects of four task selection methods on training efficiency and transfer in computer-based training for Air Traffic Control were investigated. A non-dynamic condition, in which the learning tasks were presented to the participants ...
The Effectiveness of Propositional Manipulation as a Lecturing Method in the Statistics Knowledge Domain
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 41, No. 6 (November 2013) pp. 1127–1140
The current experiment examined the potential effects of the method of propositional manipulation (MPM) as a lecturing method on motivation to learn and conceptual understanding of statistics. MPM aims to help students develop conceptual...
Learning and Instruction Vol. 12, No. 3 pp. 323–344
Central to this study is the question of why subjects who possess the necessary factual or propositional knowledge needed to solve a particular statistical problem, often fail to find the solution to that problem. Ten undergraduate psychology...
Charting and manipulating propositions as methods to promote self-explanation in the study of statistics
Learning and Instruction Vol. 15, No. 6 (December 2005) pp. 517–538
Statistics is known to be a difficult subject, demanding students to perceive interrelations between numerous highly abstract concepts. Many students approach the subject with an evasive attitude, often resulting in rote learning yielding little...