NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
ERIC Number: EJ508920
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0737-0008
Tutoring: Guided Learning by Doing.
Merrill, Douglas C.; And Others
Cognition and Instruction, v13 n3 p315-72 1995
Examined the effects of tutoring on college students' ability to learn a computer programming language in order to characterize effective tutor behaviors. Found that successful tutors took a very active role in leading problem-solving by offering confirmatory feedback and additional guidance while students were on profitable paths and error feedback after mistakes. (MDM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A