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Learning and Instruction

1998 Volume 8, Number 3

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Number of articles: 4

  1. Subtexts in the science classroom—an exploration of the social construction of science lessons and school careers

    Fritjof Sahlströma & Sverker Lindblad

    The article addresses two questions: how is student work constructed in the science classroom, and how are students' science lessons related to the construction(s) of their school careers? The... More

    pp. 195-214

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  2. Levels of comprehension of scientific prose: the role of text variables

    Eduardo Vidal-Abarca & Vicente Sanjose

    This research investigates the role played on shallow and deep levels of comprehension by textual changes that are aimed at: (a) improving the relationships within text ideas, and (b) producing... More

    pp. 215-233

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  3. Supporting simulation-based learning; the effects of model progression and assignments on definitional and intuitive knowledge

    Janine Swaak, Wouter R van Joolingen & Ton de Jong

    In this study subjects worked with a computer simulation (on the physics domain of oscillation) in which two supportive measures were used: model progression (gradually increasing the simulation... More

    pp. 235-252

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  4. Studies of micro-genetic learning brought about by the comparison and solving of isomorphic arithmetic problems

    Evelyne Cauzinille-Marmèche & Jean Julo

    In line with the analogical reasoning trend, this study focuses on whether and to what extent the comparison of isomorphic problems might enrich subjects' representations and solving strategies.... More

    pp. 253-269

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