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International Journal of Educational Research

2008 Volume 47, Number 2

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Quantitative and qualitative research approaches to assess student well-being

    Tina Hascher

    Although there is dissimiliarity in theoretical research approaches to subjective well-being and to assessments of well-being, there is agreement regarding the value of well-being, especially among... More

    pp. 84-96

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  2. Talking about teaching self-regulated learning: Scaffolding student teachers’ development and use of practices that promote self-regulated learning

    Nancy E. Perry, Lynda Hutchinson & Carolyn Thauberger

    Self-regulated learning (SRL) involves metacognition, motivation, and strategic action, and self-regulated learners are successful in and beyond school. Therefore, studies of how SRL develops and, ... More

    pp. 97-108

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  3. The elusive experience of ‘flow’: Qualitative and quantitative indicators

    Mary Ainley, Laura Enger & Gregor Kennedy

    In this investigation mixed methods were used to examine flow within the context of a writing task. Forty-four secondary students aged between 15 and 18 years completed a computer-based writing... More

    pp. 109-121

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  4. Understanding the dynamics of motivation in socially shared learning

    Sanna Järvelä, Hanna Järvenoja & Marjaana Veermans

    The aim of this study was to gain an understanding of the dynamics of motivation in socially shared learning from both individual and group perspectives. Higher education students’ motivation was... More

    pp. 122-135

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  5. Impact of teacher competencies on student emotions: A multi-method approach

    Michaela Gläser-Zikuda & Stefan Fuß

    As a consequence of international educational studies like TIMSS and PISA, quality of instruction has become a central topic in the discussion between educators, researchers, and policymakers.... More

    pp. 136-147

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