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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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Ginns, Paul; Martin, Andrew J.; Papworth, Brad – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2014
Biggs' 3P (Presage-Process-Product) model, a key framework in Student Learning Theory, provides a powerful means of understanding relations between students' perceptions of the teaching and learning environment, learning strategies, and learning outcomes. While influential in higher education, fewer tests of the model in secondary education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Theories, Models, High School Students
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Lau, Kit-ling; Chen, Xiao-bo – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2013
Based on the theoretical framework of self-regulated learning (SRL), the study aimed to examine whether the proposed relationship between classroom environment and students' SRL was applicable in the case of Chinese readers. In this study, a questionnaire measuring students' perception of reading instruction, strategy use, and reading motivation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Instruction, Independent Study, Educational Environment
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Eilam, Billie – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2012
Considering well-documented difficulties in mastering ecology concepts and system thinking, the aim of the study was to examine 9th graders' understanding of the complex, multilevel, systemic construct of feeding relations, nested within a larger system of a live model. Fifty students interacted with the model and manipulated a variable within it…
Descriptors: Ecology, Grade 9, Models, Educational Environment
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Winters, Fielding I.; Alexander, Patricia A. – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2011
Peer collaboration is a pedagogical method currently used to facilitate learning in classrooms. Similarly, computer-learning environments (CLEs) are often used to promote student learning in science classrooms, in particular. However, students often have difficulty utilizing these environments effectively. Does peer collaboration help students…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Hypermedia, Anatomy, Human Body