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Ku, Kelly Y. L.; Ho, Irene T.; Hau, Kit-Tai; Lai, Eva C. M. – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2014
Critical thinking is a unifying goal of modern education. While past research has mostly examined the efficacy of a single instructional approach to teaching critical thinking, recent literature has begun discussing mixed teaching approaches. The present study examines three modes of instruction, featuring the direct instruction approach and the…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Inquiry, Critical Thinking, Teaching Methods
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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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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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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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Scheiter, Katharina; Gerjets, Peter; Schuh, Julia – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2010
In this paper the augmentation of worked examples with animations for teaching problem-solving skills in mathematics is advocated as an effective instructional method. First, in a cognitive task analysis different knowledge prerequisites are identified for solving mathematical word problems. Second, it is argued that so called hybrid animations…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Prerequisites, Task Analysis, Problem Solving