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Learning and Instruction

February 2010 Volume 20, Number 1

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Relations of mathematics self-concept and its calibration with mathematics achievement: Cultural differences among fifteen-year-olds in 34 countries

    Ming Ming Chiu & Robert M. Klassen

    We examined the effects of mathematics self-concept (MSC) and MSC calibration on mathematics achievement through multilevel analyses of the mathematics tests and questionnaire responses of 88,590... More

    pp. 2-17

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  2. Writing learning journals: Instructional support to overcome learning-strategy deficits

    Sandra Hübner, Matthias Nückles & Alexander Renkl

    Although writing learning journals is a powerful learning tool, instructional support is needed to overcome deficits in the use of self-regulated learning strategies. In a 2×2 experimental design... More

    pp. 18-29

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  3. Teachers' goal orientations for teaching: Associations with instructional practices, interest in teaching, and burnout

    Jan Retelsdorf, Ruth Butler, Lilian Streblow & Ulrich Schiefele

    Two studies (one longitudinal) were designed to extend Butler's model of teachers' goal orientations for teaching. In Study 1, results from 281 teachers in Germany confirmed the predicted four... More

    pp. 30-46

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  4. Learning basic addition facts from choosing between alternative answers

    Mirte S. van Galen & Pieter Reitsma

    The acquisition of addition facts was investigated in a practice study. Participants were 103 Grade 1 children who practiced simple addition problems with three different methods: (a) writing down ... More

    pp. 47-60

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  5. Predictors of mothers' and fathers' teaching of reading and mathematics during kindergarten and Grade 1

    Gintautas Silinskas, Ulla Leppänen, Kaisa Aunola, Rauno Parrila & Jari-Erik Nurmi

    The aim of the present longitudinal study was to investigate factors contributing to mothers' and fathers' teaching of reading and mathematics to their children during kindergarten and Grade 1. It ... More

    pp. 61-71

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  6. Conceptions of and approaches to learning through online peer assessment

    Yu-Fang Yang & Chin-Chung Tsai

    The present study investigated junior college students' conceptions of and approaches to learning via online peer assessment (PA) using a phenomenographic approach. Participants were 163 college... More

    pp. 72-83

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  7. Do dynamic work instructions provide an advantage over static instructions in a small scale assembly task?

    Gareth Watson, Joe Butterfield, Ricky Curran & Cathy Craig

    Recent studies exploring the effects of instructional animations on learning compared to static graphics have yielded mixed results. Few studies have explored their effectiveness in portraying... More

    pp. 84-93

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