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Learning and Instruction

Volume 7, Number 3

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Number of articles: 4

  1. Fraction calculation—A didactic approach to constructing mathematical networks

    Gerhard F. Steiner & Markus Stoecklin

    Two groups totalling 76 sixth graders (two classes, 38 students each) were trained in fraction calculation by their teachers. The treatment group was trained by means of PT (progressive... More

    pp. 211-233

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  2. Cognitive and affective variables in academic learning: The significance of direction and effort in students' goals

    S.E. Volet

    This paper examines the conceptual usefulness of distinguishing between two aspects of learning goals, namely direction and effort. This research builds upon and integrates three bodies of research... More

    pp. 235-254

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  3. A reconceptualisation of the research into university academics' conceptions of teaching

    David Kember

    Articles about the conceptions of teaching of university academics are reviewed. There is found to be a high level of correspondence between largely independent studies reported in 13 articles. An ... More

    pp. 255-275

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  4. Developing education students' conceptions of the learning process in different learning environments

    Päivi Tynjälä

    Changes in conceptions of the learning process of 31 educational psychology students were examined in a constructivist and in a traditional learning environment. The study was carried out in a... More

    pp. 277-292

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