Search results for author:"Kirsti Lonka"
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Learning and Instruction Vol. 9, No. 1 pp. 1–18
This study concentrated on the study practices of advanced medical students, and on how these are related to study success. All 67 participants were high achievers who had gone through a demanding selection process. The subjects completed a...
European Early Childhood Education Research Journal Vol. 8, No. 1 (2000) pp. 7–23
Presents evidence that early and primary school learning exhibits features that previously were thought typical of adult learners only. Reconceptualizes child-centered primary education in light of theories on expertise, conceptual change, and...
Computers & Education Vol. 45, No. 2 (September 2005) pp. 171–185
Computer-based systems have great potential for delivering learning material. Here, a Web-based learning management system is employed by a medical university to support undergraduate courses. The objective was to help the university’s staff to...
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 32, No. 5 (September 2004) pp. 387–417
In research literature, two study orientations have been identified: meaning orientation and reproducing orientation. Few studies have examined how study orientations and conceptions of knowledge (epistemologies) interrelate. Further, longitudinal...
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 29, No. 3 (2001) pp. 255–72
Describes two studies at the University of Helsinki (Finland) that explored the existence of gender differences in spontaneous study strategies use while learning from texts. Discusses results that showed no differences in text comprehension, and...
Capturing Teacher Students' Emotional Experiences in Context: Does Inquiry-Based Learning Make a Difference?
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 40, No. 6 (November 2012) pp. 1083–1101
In the present study teacher students' contextual learning experiences were examined longitudinally in authentic study environments using the contextual activity sampling system, a means of mobile-supported experience sampling. The students' (n = 9) ...
Ain't Nothin' Like the Real Thing. Motivation and Study Processes on a Work-Based Project Course in Information Systems Design
British Journal of Educational Psychology Vol. 77, No. 2 (June 2007) pp. 397–411
Background: Advocates of the project method claim that project-based learning inspires student learning. However, it has been claimed that project-based learning environments demand quite a bit of self-regulation on the part of the learner. Aims:...
The role of daily autonomous and controlled educational goals in students’ academic emotion states: An experience sampling method approach
Learning and Instruction Vol. 53, No. 1 (February 2018) pp. 10–20
The present study examines antecedents of university students' academic emotions (Pekrun, Goetz, Titz, & Perry, 2002) in the context of self-determination theory (SDT; Deci & Ryan, 1985; 2000), using real-time assessment and intra-individual...