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Learning and Instruction

Volume 10, Number 6

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Number of articles: 3

  1. How gender influences learners working collaboratively with science simulations

    Eileen Scanlon

    This paper presents an overview of several research projects involving groups working with science simulations, in particular with relation to gender effects on science learning. The groups of... More

    pp. 463-481

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  2. Gender and social comparison effects in computer-based problem solving

    Paul Light, Karen Littleton, Stuart Bale, Richard Joiner & David Messer

    Gender differences in relation to school children's learning with computers are frequently attributed to a tendency for boys to dominate computer resources in mixed sex settings. However, the... More

    pp. 483-496

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  3. Epistemological understanding in science learning: the consistency of representations across contexts

    John Leach, Robin Millar, Jim Ryder & Marie-Geneviève Séré

    This article addresses the extent to which written diagnostic questions can be used to assess science students' representations of the nature of science. The responses of 731 European science... More

    pp. 497-527

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