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Learning and Instruction

Volume 9, Number 1

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Individual ways of interacting with the learning environment — are they related to study success?

    Sari Lindblom-Ylänne & Kirsti Lonka

    This study concentrated on the study practices of advanced medical students, and on how these are related to study success. All 67 participants were high achievers who had gone through a demanding ... More

    pp. 1-18

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  2. Constructing activity: participation by adults and children

    Judith Ireson & Josepha Blay

    This research investigates adult–child interactions during an open ended activity in a pre-school setting. The aim of the study is to explore the contribution of both the adult and the child in a... More

    pp. 19-36

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  3. No correlation between inferencing causal relations and text comprehension?

    Jos Beishuizen, Julie Le Grand & Janine van der Schalk

    In this study, the causal network model of Trabasso and Van den Broek was used to create short narrative texts and to analyse inferencing processes induced from verbal protocols collected during... More

    pp. 37-56

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  4. Mapping situations in classroom and research: eight types of instructional-learning episodes

    Marianne Elshout-Mohr, Bernadette Van Hout-Wolters & Hein Broekkamp

    The results of educational research are relevant for professional teachers. It is difficult however to promote reflective theory and strategy change in professionals. A summary is given of factors ... More

    pp. 57-75

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  5. The changes in learning theory and the topicality of the recent research on motivation

    Sanna Järvelä & Markku Niemivirta

    The aim of this paper is to consider the motivational basis of learning in a constructivist framework. It is our assumption that understanding the construction of a learner's motivation requires... More

    pp. 57-65

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  6. The additive effect of regulatory activities on top of intelligence in relation to academic performance in higher education

    Alexander Minnaert & Piet J Janssen

    This study investigated the additive, beneficial effect of regulatory activities on top of verbal, numerical, and diagrammatic intelligence in the prediction of academic performance. About 500... More

    pp. 77-91

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  7. New perspectives in learning and instruction.: Report of the EARLI Special Interest Group `Social Interaction in Learning and Instruction' that organised an Expert Meeting at Leiden University, the Netherlands, 16 and 17 April 1998

    G.M. van der Aalsvoort

    pp. 85-90

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