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Educational Research Review

2009 Volume 4, Number 3

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Large-scale student assessment studies measure the results of processes of knowledge acquisition: Evidence in support of the distinction between intelligence and student achievement

    Jürgen Baumert, Oliver Lüdtke, Ulrich Trautwein & Martin Brunner

    Given the relatively high intercorrelations observed between mathematics achievement, reading achievement, and cognitive ability, it has recently been claimed that student assessment studies (e.g.,... More

    pp. 165-176

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  2. A meta-analysis of comparative studies on Chinese and US students’ mathematics performance: Implications for mathematics education reform and research

    Jian Wang & Emily Lin

    US and China are reforming mathematics teaching by shifting from students’ attainment of facts and procedures toward development of competencies in reasoning, communication, connections, and... More

    pp. 177-195

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  3. Computer support for knowledge communication in science exhibitions: Novel perspectives from research on collaborative learning

    Kristin Knipfer, Eva Mayr, Carmen Zahn, Stephan Schwan & Friedrich W. Hesse

    In this article, the potentials of advanced technologies for learning in science exhibitions are outlined. For this purpose, we conceptualize science exhibitions as dynamic information space for... More

    pp. 196-209

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  4. Personal epistemologies, work and learning

    Stephen Billett

    This paper elaborates the role and development of personal epistemologies when learning through and for work. It does this by drawing on explanatory propositions from psychology, sociology and... More

    pp. 210-219

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  5. The cost-effectiveness of raising teacher quality

    Stuart S. Yeh

    Econometric studies suggest that student achievement may be improved if high-performing teachers are substituted for low-performing teachers. Drawing upon a recent study linking teacher performance... More

    pp. 220-232

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  6. Exploring the relationships among mirror neurons, theory of mind, and achievement goals: Towards a model of achievement goal contagion in educational settings

    Altay Eren

    This article aimed to examine the relationship between mirror neuron and theory of mind functions and to explore their possible roles in the emergence of an achievement goal contagion in... More

    pp. 233-247

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