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Learning and Instruction

Volume 17, Number 1

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Number of articles: 8

  1. How do we learn in a negative mood? Effects of a negative mood on transfer and learning

    Serge Brand, Torsten Reimer & Klaus Opwis

    Findings show that both positive and negative mood may hinder or promote information processing. In two experiments, we show that negative mood impairs transfer effects and learning. In the first... More

    pp. 1-16

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  2. Individual values, motivational conflicts, and learning for school

    Manfred Hofer, Sebastian Schmid, Stefan Fries, Franziska Dietz, Marten Clausen & Heinz Reinders

    In a self-report study, students ( More

    pp. 17-28

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  3. Cooperative learning, motivational effects, and student characteristics: An experimental study comparing cooperative learning and direct instruction in 12th grade physics classes

    Martin Hänze & Roland Berger

    One hundred thirty-seven students in 12th grade physics classes participated in a quasi-experimental study comparing the jigsaw classroom method of cooperative instruction with traditional direct... More

    pp. 29-41

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  4. Gender-related effects of contemporary math instruction for low performers on problem-solving behavior

    Rudolf E. Timmermans, Ernest C.D.M. Van Lieshout & Ludo Verhoeven

    Effects of guided (GI) and direct instruction (DI) in solving subtraction problems for mathematically low performers in regular schools were compared. In the GI condition, self-development of... More

    pp. 42-54

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  5. A framework of mathematics inductive reasoning

    Constantinos Christou & Eleni Papageorgiou

    Based on a synthesis of the literature in inductive reasoning, a framework for prescribing and assessing mathematics inductive reasoning of primary school students was formulated and validated. The... More

    pp. 55-66

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  6. Using audiovisual TV interviews to create visible authors that reduce the learning gap between native and non-native language speakers

    Terry Inglese, Richard E. Mayer & Francesca Rigotti

    Can archives of audiovisual TV interviews be used to make authors more visible to students, and thereby reduce the learning gap between native and non-native language speakers in college classes?... More

    pp. 67-77

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  7. Redundancy in foreign language reading comprehension instruction: Concurrent written and spoken presentations

    Yali Diao & John Sweller

    In an example of the redundancy effect, learning is inhibited when written and spoken text containing the same information is presented simultaneously rather than in written or spoken form alone.... More

    pp. 78-88

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  8. Navigational spatial displays: The role of metacognition as cognitive load

    Brianna M. Scott & Neil H. Schwartz

    One hundred and six undergraduates searched a hypermedia environment under three navigational conditions, wrote an essay measuring their comprehension, and completed a test of metacognition. The... More

    pp. 89-105

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