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Learning and Instruction

Volume 12, Number 5

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Number of articles: 4

  1. Making sense of Physics in the first year of study

    Shirley Booth & Åke Ingerman

    We address the question ‘How do students make sense of Physics from the point of view of constituting physics knowledge?’. A phenomenographic study is described as a result of which we present six ... More

    pp. 493-507

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  2. The development of achievement strategies and academic skills during the first year of primary school

    Tiina Onatsu-Arvilommi, Jari-Erik Nurmi & Kaisa Aunola

    The aim of the study was to investigate whether children's achievement strategies would predict the development of their reading and mathematical skills during the first school year, or whether it ... More

    pp. 509-527

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  3. Worked-out examples: instructional explanations support learning by self-explanations

    A Renkl

    Learning from worked-out examples is very effective for initial skill acquisition, at least when learners actively explain the solution steps in the examples to themselves. However, learning solely... More

    pp. 529-556

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  4. Explorations in bilingual instructional interaction: a sociocultural perspective on literacy

    Sangeeta Bagga-Gupta

    The research reported here attempts to understand issues of Swedish Deaf bilingual students’ secondary language learning and literacy practices. In Swedish schools for the Deaf Swedish Sign... More

    pp. 557-587

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