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Economics of Education Review Vol. 23, No. 5 (October 2004) pp. 473–482
In this paper we test the hypothesis advanced by Weiss (J. Economic Perspectives 9(4)(1995)133) that under sorting models the return to schooling across identical twins would decline over time compared to the return for the population as a whole....
Risk and Trust: The Impact of Information and Experience on the Decision to Participate in Post-16 Education
Education, Knowledge & Economy: A Journal for Education and Social Enterprise Vol. 2, No. 2 (June 2008) pp. 99–110
The research reported here was funded by the UK Department for Education and Skills to consider the influence of the school on the decision by young people to participate in learning on completion of compulsory schooling. A national sample of 24...
A framework for self-determination in massive open online courses: Design for autonomy, competence, and relatedness
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 34, No. 2 (Apr 27, 2018)
In this paper, we propose a framework for the design of massive open online courses (MOOCs) based upon the principles of self-determination theory, which posits a relationship between intrinsic motivation and the basic psychological need for...
Economics of Education Review Vol. 20, No. 3 pp. 211–224
The genetic and environmental contributions to educational attainment in Australia are examined using a multiple regression model drawn from the medical research literature. Data from a large sample of Australian twins are analysed. The findings...
International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning (iJAC) Vol. 8, No. 2 (Jun 02, 2015) pp. 20–27
Employee collaboration and knowledge sharing is vital for manufacturing organisations wishing to be successful in an ever-changing global market place; Product Development (PD) teams, in particular, rely heavily on these activities to generate...
The cognitive impact of interactive design features for learning complex materials in medical education
Computers & Education Vol. 71, No. 1 (February 2014) pp. 198–205
To identify the most effective way for medical students to interact with a browser-based learning module on the symptoms and neurological underpinnings of stroke syndromes, this study manipulated the way in which subjects interacted with a graphical ...
Economics of Education Review Vol. 24, No. 1 (February 2005) pp. 1–17
This paper examines the links between childhood conduct disorder problems and schooling and labour market outcomes net of genetic and environmental effects. The results show that individuals who experienced conduct disorder problems are more likely...