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Postareff, Liisa; Parpala, Anna; Lindblom-Ylänne, Sari – Learning Environments Research, 2015
The study explored factors explaining changes in a deep approach to learning. The data consisted of interviews with 12 students from four Bachelor-level courses representing different disciplines. We analysed and compared descriptions of students whose deep approach either increased, decreased or remained relatively unchanged during their courses.…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Bachelors Degrees, Learning Processes, Educational Environment
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Rebar, Bryan M. – Learning Environments Research, 2012
Teachers draw from many personal and professional experiences when organising and leading field trips. In order to identify the influences on teachers' field trip practices, I used surveys, interviews, artifacts and observations gathered from teachers who led trips to an aquarium. Findings clarified the types of influence and the impact that these…
Descriptors: Field Trips, Outdoor Education, Educational Practices, Information Sources
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Savelyeva, Tamara – Learning Environments Research, 2012
My research problem is based on the lack of unifying conceptual cohesion between the discourses concerning cognitive and instructional aspects of learning environments (LE). I contrast that lack with practical developments of LE studies connected at the level of practical implementation and evaluation. Next, I briefly review the LE boundaries,…
Descriptors: Research Problems, Higher Education, Qualitative Research, Educational Environment
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Strayer, Jeremy F. – Learning Environments Research, 2012
Recent technological developments have given rise to blended learning classrooms. An inverted (or flipped) classroom is a specific type of blended learning design that uses technology to move lectures outside the classroom and uses learning activities to move practice with concepts inside the classroom. This article compares the learning…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Cooperative Learning, Statistics, Classroom Environment
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Ge, Xun; Hardre, Patricia L. – Learning Environments Research, 2010
A major challenge for learning theories is to illuminate how particular kinds of learning experiences and environments promote the development of expertise. Research has been conducted into novice-expert differences in various domains, but few studies have examined the processes involved in learners' expertise development. In an attempt to…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Learning Theories, Graduate Students, Instructional Design
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Kember, David; Ho, Amber; Hong, Celina – Learning Environments Research, 2010
This study investigated facets of the teaching and learning environment which motivate student learning. Interviews were conducted with 36 students from nine representative undergraduate degree programs in Hong Kong. The interviewees were asked to describe teaching approaches and learning activities typical of their program. They were asked about…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Student Attitudes, Learning Activities, Motivation
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Handelzalts, Adam; van den Berg, Ellen; van Slochteren, Geesje; Verdonschot, Suzanne – Learning Environments Research, 2007
This article reports the development of an instrument to measure preservice teachers' perceptions of the Study Landscape (SLS), which is an ICT-infused learning environment that encourages preservice teachers to direct their own learning to build a two-way relationship between theory and teaching practice. This study comprised a qualitative and…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Educational Environment, Teacher Educators
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Crump, Barbara J.; Rennie, Leonie J. – Learning Environments Research, 2004
The computing learning environment has not often been equitable for female students. For example, the number of females enrolled in tertiary computing courses is low compared with males and their retention is poor. In recent years, New Zealand educational institutions have experienced an increased enrolment of "new arrivals"--students of…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Females, Programming, Foreign Countries