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De Backer, Liesje; Van Keer, Hilde; Valcke, Martin – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2017
The present study investigates collaborative learners' adoption of key regulation activities (i.e., orienting, planning, monitoring, and evaluating) and a deep-level regulation approach in relation to characteristics of their collaboration on the cognitive and communicative level. More specifically, the correlation of collaborative learners'…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Correlation, Peer Teaching, Cognitive Processes
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De Backer, Liesje; Van Keer, Hilde; Valcke, Martin – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2015
Although successful learning in university education can be advanced by students' competence to self-regulate their learning, students often possess insufficient metacognitive regulation skills to regulate their learning adequately. The present study investigates changes in university students' adoption of metacognitive regulation after…
Descriptors: College Students, Metacognition, Peer Teaching, Tutoring
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Govaere Jan, L. J.; de Kruif, Aart; Valcke, Martin – Computers & Education, 2012
In view of supporting the study of the complex domain of equine obstetrics, a Foal"in"Mare multimedia package with 3D designs has been developed. The present study centers on questions as to the most optimal implementation of the multimedia package in veterinary education. In a pretest-posttest cross-over design, students were randomly assigned to…
Descriptors: Veterinary Medical Education, Self Efficacy, Curriculum Implementation, Skill Development
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De Grez, Luc; Valcke, Martin; Roozen, Irene – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2012
Assessment of oral presentation skills is an underexplored area. The study described here focuses on the agreement between professional assessment and self- and peer assessment of oral presentation skills and explores student perceptions about peer assessment. The study has the merit of paying attention to the inter-rater reliability of the…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Interrater Reliability, Scoring Rubrics, Speech Skills
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De Backer, Liesje; Van Keer, Hilde; Valcke, Martin – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2012
It is widely recognized that metacognition is an important mediator for successful and high-level learning, especially in higher education. Nevertheless, a majority of higher education students possess insufficient metacognitive knowledge and regulation skills to self-regulate their learning adequately. This study explores the potential of…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Tutoring, Reciprocal Teaching, College Students
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De Wever, Bram; Van Keer, Hilde; Schellens, Tammy; Valcke, Martin – Internet and Higher Education, 2011
This study focuses on the reliability of intra-group peer assessment (PA) of the collaboration processes in a wiki. First-year university students (N = 659) were subdivided in groups of 8 to create wikis. They were to assess their group members on four criteria (contribution, discussion, sources, and social). The main research question focused on…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Cooperation, Reliability, Effect Size
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Valcke, Martin; De Wever, Bram; Zhu, Chang; Deed, Craig – Internet and Higher Education, 2009
Research in the field of computer supported collaborative learning stresses the need to foster the collaborative process in view of attaining optimal cognitive involvement of all participants, a higher level of metacognitive regulation and an increased level of affective involvement. The present study involved 80 third-year university students,…
Descriptors: Discussion Groups, Program Effectiveness, Classification, Instructional Effectiveness
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Zhu, Chang; Valcke, Martin; Schellens, Tammy – Multicultural Education & Technology Journal, 2009
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine whether there is a cultural gap in student perceptions of online collaborative learning and to investigate to what extent student perceptions, motivation, and learning strategies change over time due to the actual involvement in a collaborative e-learning environment (ELE).…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Learning Strategies, Student Motivation, Cooperative Learning