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University of Central Florida
"I Think I Can, but I'm Afraid to Try": The Role of Self-Efficacy Beliefs and Mathematics Anxiety in Mathematics Problem-Solving Efficiency
Learning and Individual Differences Vol. 20, No. 3 (June 2010) pp. 276–283
This study investigated the role of self-efficacy beliefs, mathematics anxiety, and working memory capacity in problem-solving accuracy, response time, and efficiency (the ratio of problem-solving accuracy to response time). Pre-service teachers...
Learning and Instruction Vol. 22, No. 2 (April 2012) pp. 133–144
Cognitive efficiency (CE) is generally defined as qualitative increases in knowledge gained in relation to the time and effort invested in knowledge acquisition. Across disciplines, limited consensus exists concerning the conceptual and measurement...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 22, No. 4 (December 2011) pp. 607–635
A grounded theory approach was employed to explore the variation in strategies used by students when solving mental multiplication problems. Metacognitive prompts, externally generated stimuli that activate thoughtful cognition, were automatically...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 58, No. 3 (June 2010) pp. 245–270
A mixed methods design was used to identify factors associated with motivational engagement in video gaming. Self-report instruments were administered to 189 video game players to assess goal orientations, affect, need for cognition, and perceptions ...
Analyzing Students’ Responses to Metacognitive Prompting in Mathematical Problem Solving Through a Qualitative Lens
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 1148–1163
External evaluations, particularly feedback, plays an important role related to strategy use in different phases of learning. Metacognitive prompting, a form of strategic feedback, has been shown to be more instrumental in the learning process. The...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2013 (Oct 21, 2013) pp. 2106–2116
In order to evaluate quality of online discourse when using either coursed-based online discussion tools (e.g., discussion boards, chat) or similar tools ancillary to the course (e.g., wikis, skype, mobile device applications) different frameworks...
THE REALIZATION OF ACCESSIBLITY: Guidelines for the Creation and Refinement of Universal Online Learning Applications
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 3206–3213
The objective of this paper is to outline specific techniques to eliminate issues that pervade creating accessible learning applications. Guidelines and techniques for assuring accessibility in learning applications for Acrobat, PowerPoint, Flash...