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Yew, Elaine H. J.; Yong, Janice J. Y. – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2014
In problem-based learning (PBL), the role of a tutor or facilitator is different from what is typically considered as the role of a traditional teacher. In addition to being a subject-matter expert, the facilitator is also expected to be "socially" and "cognitively congruent". In this study, we analyze the survey responses from…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Student Attitudes, Facilitators (Individuals), Expertise
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Rey, Gunter Daniel; Fischer, Andreas – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2013
The expertise reversal effect occurs when learner's expertise moderates design principles derived from cognitive load theory. Although this effect is supported by numerous empirical studies, indicating an overall large effect size, the effect was never tested by inducing expertise experimentally and using instructional explanations in a…
Descriptors: Difficulty Level, Cognitive Processes, Computer Assisted Instruction, Novices
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Westberry, Nicola; Franken, Margaret – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2013
Tertiary education has seen a shift toward pedagogies that make use of social interaction. As part of the shift, teachers have considered re-framing their role in the teaching process, and giving more attention to ways in which knowledge construction amongst students can be supported. While many online technologies are well positioned to support…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Interpersonal Relationship, Expertise, Semi Structured Interviews