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Frontline Learning Research Vol. 6, No. 2 (2018) pp. 81–91
Recent technological developments related to the World Wide Web including mobile computing, social media, and online videos are shaping the way we learn. As argued in the present commentary, the majority of educational psychological research that...
Computers & Education Vol. 53, No. 4 (December 2009) pp. 1207–1217
This paper presents the IPS-I-model: a model that describes the process of information problem solving (IPS) in which the Internet (I) is used to search information. The IPS-I-model is based on three studies, in which students in secondary and (post)...
Design and Evaluation of a Development Portfolio: How to Improve Students' Self-Directed Learning Skills
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 37, No. 5 (September 2009) pp. 453–473
In on-demand education, students often experience problems with directing their own learning processes. A Structured Task Evaluation and Planning Portfolio (STEPP) was designed to help students develop 3 basic self-directed learning skills:...
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 41, No. 1 (January 2013) pp. 125–146
A program for teaching 9th graders course content (history) and how they should evaluate information found on the WWW was designed and tested. Goal of the program was to teach content, evaluations skills, and to achieve transfer of these skills to a ...
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 20, No. 1 (2012) pp. 89–99
A large body of research has shown that for novice learners, instruction that relies more heavily on worked examples than on problem solving, is more effective for learning as shown by higher test performance. Moreover, this beneficial effect is...
Educational Research Review Vol. 24, No. 1 (June 2018) pp. 10–30
This paper reviews the research literature on the relationship between parental involvement and students' academic achievement with 75 studies published between 2003 and 2017. The results first present how individual parental involvement variables...
Computers & Education Vol. 52, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 234–246
The World Wide Web (WWW) has become the biggest information source for students while solving information problems for school projects. Since anyone can post anything on the WWW, information is often unreliable or incomplete, and it is important to...
Autonomy Supported, Learner-Controlled or System-Controlled Learning in Hypermedia Environments and the Influence of Academic Self-Regulation Style
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 23, No. 6 (2015) pp. 655–669
This study focuses on learning in three different hypermedia environments that either support autonomous learning, learner-controlled learning or system-controlled learning and explores the mediating role of academic self-regulation style (ASRS; i.e....
Electronic outlining as a writing strategy: Effects on students' writing products, mental effort and writing process
Computers & Education Vol. 78, No. 1 (September 2014) pp. 352–366
This study addresses to what extent and how electronic outlining enhances students' writing performance. To this end, the focus of this study is not only on students' final writing products but also on the organisation of the writing process (i.e.,...
Participatory Instructional Redesign by Students and Teachers in Secondary Education: Effects on Perceptions of Instruction
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 39, No. 5 (September 2011) pp. 737–762
Students' perceptions of instruction are important because they direct the learning of students. The fact that teachers have only limited knowledge of these perceptions is likely to threaten the effectiveness of learning, because congruence between...
Differences between Students' and Teachers' Perceptions of Education: Profiles to Describe Congruence and Friction
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 42, No. 1 (January 2014) pp. 11–30
Teachers and students have their own perceptions of education. Congruent perceptions contribute to optimal teaching-learning processes and help achieving best learning outcomes. This study investigated patterns in differences between students'...
The Effects of Portfolio-Based Advice on the Development of Self-Directed Learning Skills in Secondary Vocational Education
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 57, No. 4 (August 2009) pp. 439–460
This experimental study was designed to investigate whether supervision meetings, in which students receive specific advice on how to use a development portfolio to monitor their progress and plan their future learning, helps them to develop self...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 23, No. 6 (August 2007) pp. 985–997
Educational designers often develop a ‘powerful learning environment’ that is subsequently implemented by teachers. Due to a lack of cooperation with teachers they may receive limited feedback on the quality of their design and the way it is...
Ludo W. van Meeuwen; Halszka Jarodzka; Saskia Brand-Gruwel; Paul A. Kirschner; Jeano J.P.R. de Bock; Jeroen J.G. van Merriënboer
Learning and Instruction Vol. 32, No. 1 (August 2014) pp. 10–21
Students in complex visual domains must acquire visual problem solving strategies that allow them to make fast decisions and come up with good solutions to real-time problems. In this study, 31 air traffic controllers at different levels of...
Ludo W. van Meeuwen; Saskia Brand-Gruwel; Paul A. Kirschner; Jeano J. P. R. de Bock; Jeroen J. G. van Merriënboer
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 66, No. 1 (2018) pp. 53–73
In complex cognitive domains such as air traffic control, professionals must be able to adapt to and act upon continuing changes in a highly advanced technological work environment. To function optimally in such an environment, the controllers must...