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Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences

2001 Volume 29, Number 1

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Number of articles: 3

  1. Peer Interaction and the Learning of Critical Thinking Skills in Further Education Students

    Tony Anderson, Christine Howe, Rebecca Soden, John Halliday & Jennifer Low

    Describes research that focused on the acquisition of critical thinking skills by vocational education students in Further Education colleges in the United Kingdom, and in particular on the... More

    pp. 1-32

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  2. Effects of Problem-based Discussion on Studying a Subsequent Text: A Randomized Trial among First Year Medical Students

    Willem S. de Grave, Henk G. Schmidt & Henny P. A. Boshuizen

    Describes a study of first-year medical students that tested the effects of problem-based tutorial group discussion on learning new information from a text. Highlights include effects of small... More

    pp. 33-44

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  3. Conceptual Change Using Multiple Interpretive Perspectives: Two Case Studies in Secondary School Chemistry

    Allan G. Harrison & David F. Treagust

    Argues that conceptual change is best understood when multiple perspectives are used to interpret chemistry learning. Case studies of two secondary school students show that personal factors and... More

    pp. 45-85

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