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ERIC Number: EJ854979
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-May
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 39
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1443-1475
Evaluation of an Elementary Classroom Self-Regulated Learning Program for Gifted Mathematics Underachievers
Stoeger, Heidrun; Ziegler, Albert
International Education Journal, v6 n2 p261-271 May 2005
The evaluation of an elementary classroom self-regulated learning program aimed at the central causes of academic underachievement is recounted. The participants of the study were 36 Fourth Grade gifted underachievers in mathematics, who were identified in a sample of 1200 students. The training program developed by Zimmerman, Bonner and Kovach (1996) was conducted within the framework of regular classroom instruction of the subject of mathematics over a period of six weeks. A number of positive training effects could be statistically confirmed. In general, the training was deemed to be suitable for interventions to reduce underachievement. (Contains 1 footnote and 1 table.)
Shannon Research Press. Available from: Australian and New Zealand Comparative and International Education Society. ANZCIES Secretariat, Curtin University, Box U1987, Perth, WA Australia. Tel: +61-8-9266-7106; Fax: +61-8-9266-3222; e-mail: editor@iejcomparative.org; Web site: http://www.iejcomparative.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 4
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Germany