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Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences

November 2007 Volume 35, Number 6

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Instructional Design of Web-Based Simulations for Learners with Different Levels of Spatial Ability

    Hyunjeong Lee

    This study, the purpose of which is to determine an efficient instructional design for different levels of spatial abilities, investigates: (1) the main effects of visual treatments in simulation... More

    pp. 467-479

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  2. The Shuffling of Mathematics Problems Improves Learning

    Doug Rohrer & Kelli Taylor

    In most mathematics textbooks, each set of practice problems is comprised almost entirely of problems corresponding to the immediately previous lesson. By contrast, in a small number of textbooks, ... More

    pp. 481-498

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  3. Effects of Multimedia Annotations on Incidental Vocabulary Learning and Reading Comprehension of Advanced Learners of English as a Foreign Language

    Yavuz Akbulut

    The study investigates immediate and delayed effects of different hypermedia glosses on incidental vocabulary learning and reading comprehension of advanced foreign language learners. Sixty-nine... More

    pp. 499-517

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  4. Conceptual Change through Vicarious Learning in an Authentic Physics Setting

    Derek A. Muller, Manjula D. Sharma, John Eklund & Peter Reimann

    Recent research on principles of best practice for designing effective multimedia instruction has rarely taken into account students' alternative conceptions, which are known to strongly influence ... More

    pp. 519-533

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  5. ICT-Support for Grounding in the Classroom

    Pieter J. Beers, Paul A. Kirschner, Henny P. A. Boshuizen & Wim H. Gijselaers

    More and more educators and researchers use ICT-tools to support collaborative learning. Research has shown that, for collaborative learning to be more effective than individual learning,... More

    pp. 535-556

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