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Könings, Karen D.; Seidel, Tina; Brand-Gruwel, Saskia; Merriënboer, Jeroen J. G. – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2014
Teachers and students have their own perceptions of education. Congruent perceptions contribute to optimal teaching-learning processes and help achieving best learning outcomes. This study investigated patterns in differences between students' and teachers' perceptions of their learning environment. Student profiles were identified taking into…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Comparative Analysis
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Walraven, Amber; Brand-Gruwel, Saskia; Boshuizen, Henny P. A. – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2013
A program for teaching 9th graders course content (history) and how they should evaluate information found on the WWW was designed and tested. Goal of the program was to teach content, evaluations skills, and to achieve transfer of these skills to a different domain. In the design of the program the principles of two transfer theories were…
Descriptors: Course Content, Grade 9, Student Evaluation, Student Behavior
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Konings, Karen D.; Brand-Gruwel, Saskia; van Merrienboer, Jeroen J. G. – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2011
Students' perceptions of instruction are important because they direct the learning of students. The fact that teachers have only limited knowledge of these perceptions is likely to threaten the effectiveness of learning, because congruence between interpretations of an instructional intervention is necessary for its optimal use. This study…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Secondary Education, Students, Teachers
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Kicken, Wendy; Brand-Gruwel, Saskia; van Merrienboer, Jeroen; Slot, Wim – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2009
In on-demand education, students often experience problems with directing their own learning processes. A Structured Task Evaluation and Planning Portfolio (STEPP) was designed to help students develop 3 basic self-directed learning skills: Assessing the quality of own performance, formulating learning needs, and selecting future learning tasks. A…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Independent Study, Learning Processes, Learner Controlled Instruction