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ERIC Number: EJ678596
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0663
Transitioning from Studying Examples to Solving Problems: Effects of Self-Explanation Prompts and Fading Worked-Out Steps.
Atkinson, Robert K.; Renkl, Alexander; Merrill, Mary Margaret
Journal of Educational Psychology, v95 n4 p774-83 Dec 2003
Combined fading with the introduction of prompts designed to encourage learners to identify the underlying principle illustrated in each worked-out solution step. Across 2 experiments, this combination produced medium to large effects on near and far transfer without requiring additional time on task. Thus, the instructional procedure is highly recommendable because. (Contains 23 references, 3 tables, and 3 figures.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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