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Learning and Instruction

August 2004 Volume 14, Number 4

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Number of articles: 4

  1. Critical thinking as a citizenship competence: teaching strategies

    Geert ten Dam & Monique Volman

    This article is about enhancing critical thinking as a crucial aspect of the competence citizens need to participate in society. First empirical research into the question which instructional... More

    pp. 359-379

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  2. Supporting children’s development of cardinality understanding

    Vicente Bermejo, Soledad Morales & Jenny Garcia deOsuna

    In this study, we use children’s prior knowledge to support their development of cardinality understanding, based on Bermejo’s (1996) model of cardinality understanding and on the... More

    pp. 381-398

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  3. Is children’s naive knowledge consistent? A comparison of the concepts of sound and heat

    Jacques Lautrey & Karine Mazens

    The aim of this study was to shed some light on the organization of naive knowledge, and on the process of conceptual change in everyday physics, more specifically regarding the concepts of sound... More

    pp. 399-423

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  4. Students’ perceptions of teacher control behaviours

    Perry den Brok, Theo Bergen, Robert J. Stahl & Mieke Brekelmans

    Student perceptions of the kind and extent of control in their teachers’ control behaviours during learning activities were investigated. Theorists distinguish between ‘student-initiated’ and ... More

    pp. 425-443

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