ERIC Number: EJ656662
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
Individual Interest as Context in Expository Text and Mathematical Word Problems.
Renninger, K. A.; Ewen, L.; Lasher, A. K.
Learning and Instruction, v12 n4 p467-91 Aug 2002
Detailed the profiles and performance of three 11-year-olds as the basis for discussing the practical implications of inserting contexts of well-developed and less-developed individual interest into expository text and mathematical word problems. Discusses the importance of teacher support as students work with contexts of well-developed individual interest. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
IES Cited: ED498581
Note: Theme issue titled "Interest in Learning, Learning To Be Interested."