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Learning and Instruction

Volume 8, Number 5

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Number of articles: 4

  1. Performance of the cognitive holding power questionnaire in schools

    John Stevenson

    The Cognitive Holding Power Questionnaire measures the press for higher and lower order thinking in classroom environments. This paper reports the performance of the instrument in school settings... More

    pp. 393-410

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  2. The effectiveness of the cognitive training for children from a differential perspective: a meta-evaluation

    Willi Hager & Marcus Hasselhorn

    The Cognitive Training for Children (CTC) was designed by Klauer to teach children thinking strategies that would increase their inductive reasoning. This article reviews seventeen studies designed... More

    pp. 411-438

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  3. The impact of teaching on students' definitions and explanations of astronomical phenomena

    Eve Kikas

    A longitudinal study of the influence of education on the children's ability to define and explain astronomical concepts (equator, axis, orbit, day/night cycle and seasonal changes) was carried out... More

    pp. 439-454

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  4. Qualitatively different experiences of learning mathematics at university

    Kathryn Crawford, Sue Gordon, Jackie Nicholas & Michael Prosser

    This paper reports research into the conceptions of mathematics, orientations to studying it and experiences of learning it of first year university students. A questionnaire based on students'... More

    pp. 455-468

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