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Learning and Instruction

August 2006 Volume 16, Number 4

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Number of articles: 8

  1. On the dynamics of students' approaches to learning: The effects of the teaching/learning environment

    Katrien Struyven, Filip Dochy, Steven Janssens & Sarah Gielen

    This study investigates the effects of the learning/teaching environment on students' approaches to learning (i.e. combination of intention and learning strategies) and compares a lecture based to ... More

    pp. 279-294

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  2. Assessment of learning environment motivational quality from the point of view of secondary and high school learners

    Jesús Alonso-Tapia & Antonio Pardo

    There is a growing interest about learning environments enhancing learning motivation. However, two questions need to be answered to improve learning environment motivational quality: how much... More

    pp. 295-309

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  3. Fostering achievement and motivation with bug-related tutoring feedback in a computer-based training for written subtraction

    Susanne Narciss & Katja Huth

    Most studies on feedback compare elaborated feedback types presenting knowledge on the correct response (KCR) immediately together with further information to simple feedback types providing... More

    pp. 310-322

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  4. A hierarchical conceptualization of enjoyment in students

    Thomas Goetz, Nathan C. Hall, Anne C. Frenzel & Reinhard Pekrun

    The focus of the present study is on students' experiences of enjoyment, an emotion largely neglected in educational research. We present a model in which specific levels of generalization of the... More

    pp. 323-338

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  5. Pygmalion in media-based learning: Effects of quality expectancies on learning outcomes

    Stefan Fries, Holger Horz & Charlotte Haimerl

    Two studies investigated how quality expectations affect students' outcomes of media-based learning. Experiment 1 ( More

    pp. 339-349

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  6. Personalised adaptive task selection in air traffic control: Effects on training efficiency and transfer

    Ron J.C.M. Salden, Fred Paas & Jeroen J.G. van Merriënboer

    The differential effects of four task selection methods on training efficiency and transfer in a computer-based training for Air Traffic Control were investigated. Two personalised conditions were ... More

    pp. 350-362

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  7. The utility of implicit learning in the teaching of rules

    Bjørn Sætrevik, Rolf Reber & Petter Sannum

    The potential impact of implicit learning on education has been repeatedly stressed, though little research has examined this connection directly. The current paper describes two experiments that, ... More

    pp. 363-373

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  8. The impact of intellectual ability and metacognition on learning: New support for the threshold of problematicity theory

    Frans J. Prins, Marcel V.J. Veenman & Jan J. Elshout

    Three models representing different relations between intellectual ability, metacognitive skills, and learning were compared. The conditions under which each of these models holds were investigated... More

    pp. 374-387

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