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Learning and Instruction

Volume 15, Number 3

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Styles and sequences of cooperative interaction in fixed and reciprocal peer tutoring

    David Duran & Carles Monereo

    The research presented here analyzes the process of interaction in pairs of students, organized into fixed and reciprocal tutoring, in an authentic written composition task. Analysis of the... More

    pp. 179-199

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  2. Consonance and dissonance in students' learning experience

    Francisco Cano

    This investigation examined, in 1012 secondary students, both consonant and dissonant response patterns in approaches to learning (evaluated using the LPQ questionnaire; [Biggs, J. (1987). More

    pp. 201-223

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  3. Teachers' inferences about students' self-concepts – the role of dimensional comparison

    Oliver Dickhäuser

    Research on dimensional comparison processes has shown that comparing one's own verbal achievements with poorer results in math leads to a higher self-concept of verbal ability. It has been argued ... More

    pp. 225-235

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  4. Spontaneous focusing on numerosity and mathematical skills of young children

    Minna M. Hannula & Erno Lehtinen

    Two studies were conducted to investigate, firstly, children's focusing on the aspect of numerosity in utilizing enumeration in action, and, secondly, whether children's Spontaneous FOcusing on... More

    pp. 237-256

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  5. Children's developing numerical notations: The impact of input display, numerical size and operational complexity

    Eva Teubal & Julie E. Dockrell

    This paper addresses the emergence of children's early use of numerical notation. Children's notations for different forms of numerical input were investigated and the development of these forms is... More

    pp. 257-280

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