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Zhang, Heyi; Whitebread, David – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2019
This study examined whether kindergarten children's psychological needs satisfaction would mediate the relationships between parental scaffolding and children's use of self-regulated learning (SRL) strategic behaviours. One hundred and thirty Chinese kindergarten children and their parents participated in the study. Parental scaffolding and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychological Needs, Problem Solving, Self Determination
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Karlen, Yves; Merki, Katharina Maag; Ramseier, Erich – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2014
The aim of this study was to investigate the development of metacognitive strategy knowledge (MSK) during schooling at the upper secondary education level and to examine its relation with individual student characteristics. This longitudinal study with two measurement points analyzed a sample of students in grades 10 and 11 from 19 schools…
Descriptors: Individual Differences, Metacognition, Prediction, Socioeconomic Status
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Furnham, Adrian; Nuygards, Sarah; Chamorro-Premuzic, Tomas – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2013
This study examines the relationship between personality and two different academic performance (AP) assessment methods, namely exams and coursework. It aimed to examine whether the relationship between traits and AP was consistent across self-reported versus documented exam results, two different assessment techniques and across different…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Student Evaluation, Personality Traits
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Choy, Jeanette Lyn Fung; O'Grady, Glen; Rotgans, Jerome I. – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2012
Studies have shown that the Study Process Questionnaire (SPQ)--which provides a measure of student approaches to learning--is a relatively weak predictor of academic achievement. The present study sought to explore whether students' achievement-related classroom behaviours, as observed by teachers, can be used as a mediator between student…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Academic Achievement, Student Behavior, Learning Strategies
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Chan, Kwok-Wai – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2011
A questionnaire was administered to 231 Hong Kong preservice teacher education students to examine their epistemological beliefs and conceptions of learning. Pearson correlation analysis showed significant pairs of epistemological beliefs and conceptions of learning. Regression and path analysis showed epistemological beliefs had significant…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Educational Practices, Correlation
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Lee, Min-Hsien; Tsai, Chin-Chung – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2010
Research in the area of educational technology has claimed that Web technology has driven online pedagogy such that teachers need to know how to use Web technology to assist their teaching. This study provides a framework for understanding teachers' Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge-Web (TPCK-W), while integrating Web technology into…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Self Efficacy, Foreign Countries, Educational Technology