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Sahakyan, Lili; Delaney, Peter F. – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 2005
This article reports an error concerning the article "Directed Forgetting in Incidental Learning and Recognition Testing: Support for a Two-Factor Account" by Lili Sahakyan and Peter F. Delaney ("Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition," Vol. 31, No. 4, pp. 789-801). The article was misidentified in the July issue as an…
Descriptors: Memory, Testing, Intentional Learning, Experimental Psychology
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Gagnon, Sylvain; Bedard, Marie-Josee; Turcotte, Josee – Brain and Cognition, 2005
Recent findings [Turcotte, Gagnon, & Poirier, 2005. The effect of old age on the learning of supra-span sequences. "Psychology and Aging," 20, 251-260.] indicate that incidental learning of visuo-spatial supra-span sequences through immediate serial recall declines with old age (Hebb's paradigm). In this study, we examined whether…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Age Differences, Young Adults, Intentional Learning
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Veermans, Marjaana; Lallimo, Jiri; Hakkarainen, Kai – Journal of Interactive Learning Research, 2005
The purpose of this case study was to examine a teacher's guidance of an inquiry learning project in an ordinary elementary-school classroom. The participants in the study were 21 Finnish, grade 4 students (10 years old), from which four students were selected for intensive observation. The technical infrastructure of the study was Computer…
Descriptors: Grade 4, Teacher Guidance, Advanced Students, Intentional Learning
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Yiu, Edwin M.-L.; Verdolini, Katherine; Chow, Linda P. Y. – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2005
Purpose: This study's broad objective was to examine the effectiveness of surface electromyographic (EMG) biofeedback for motor learning in the voice production domain. The specific objective was to examine whether concurrent or terminal biofeedback would facilitate learning for a relaxed laryngeal musculature task during spoken reading. Method:…
Descriptors: Perceptual Motor Learning, Measures (Individuals), Biofeedback, Oral Reading
Huber, Mary Taylor; Hutchings, Pat – Association of American Colleges and Universities, 2004
One of the great challenges in higher education is to help students integrate their learning. The capacity to make connections is essential to the conduct of personal, professional, and civic life, and is at the very heart of liberal education. It is also, arguably, more important than ever, and more difficult to achieve, as students transfer…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Undergraduate Study, Interdisciplinary Approach, Integrated Curriculum
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Wiethoff, Carolyn – Human Resource Development Quarterly, 2004
Although training programs are an important component in most companies' diversity initiatives, little theoretical guidance is available for their implementation. This article proposes a model based on the theory of planned behavior, which addresses the roles of attitude, subjective norms, and perceived behavioral control in motivation to learn…
Descriptors: Learning Motivation, Behavior Theories, Attribution Theory, Cultural Pluralism
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Baker, Jason D.; Woods, Robert H. – Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 2004
This article highlights instructional communication and distance education research with an emphasis on the social dynamics of the online learning experience and their impact on the learning experience. Literature related to the twin concepts of immediacy and group cohesiveness--central constructs related to building an effective classroom social…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Online Courses, Intentional Learning, Group Unity
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Koh, Myung Hwa; Branch, Robert Maribe – Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 2004
This is a discussion about the role of a case or authentic scenario in an online learning environment. Using authentic cases for intentional learning promotes effective, cognitive, and affective transfer between learning space and performance space. Creating an online case event provides an opportunity for learning design professionals to use…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Educational Benefits, Online Courses, Intentional Learning
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Younes, Maha N.; Asay, Sylvia M. – College Teaching, 2003
This qualitative case study evaluates the impact of international study experiences on college students. Three international study tours originating from a Mid-west state university are the focus of the study. Despite differing leadership styles, teaching and tour formats, academic orientations, and destinations, the outcome reveals that such…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, College Students, Incidental Learning, Intentional Learning
Doughty, Catherine J., Ed.; Long, Michael H., Ed. – 2003
This handbook provides an integrated discussion of key issues in second language acquisition (SLA). The 24 chapters include the following: (1) "The Scope of Inquiry and the Goals of SLA" (Catherine J. Doughty and Michael H. Long); (2) "On the Nature of Interlanguage Representation: Universal Grammar in the Second Language"…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Data Collection, Elementary Secondary Education, Grammar
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Hakkarainen, Kai – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 2003
The problem addressed in the study was whether 10- and 11-year-old children, collaborating within a computer-supported classroom, could engage in progressive inquiry that exhibits an essential principal feature of mature scientific inquiry: namely, engagement in increasingly deep levels of explanation. Technical infrastructure for the study was…
Descriptors: Grade 5, Teacher Guidance, Scientific Concepts, Intentional Learning
Dunlap, Joanna C.; Grabinger, Scott – Performance Improvement Quarterly, 2003
Several instructional features facilitate the development of metacognitive and self-directed learning skills, and disposition to lifelong learning: student autonomy, responsibility, and intentionality; intrinsically motivating activities; enculturation; discourse and collaboration among learners; and reflection. Describes and presents examples of…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Cooperative Learning, Instructional Design, Intentional Learning
Jones, Robert S. P.; Vaughan, Francis L.; Roberts, Mary – American Journal on Mental Retardation, 2002
Comparison for memory for spatial location of 30 persons with and 30 persons without mental retardation found the control group recalled more intentionally learned than incidentally learned locations. The experimental group performed better after incidental learning than after intentional learning and scored as highly as controls on incidental…
Descriptors: Adults, Children, Cognitive Mapping, Incidental Learning
Gillespie, Marilyn K. – 2002
A growing body of research supports a purposeful and transparent approach to learning. Within the field of cognitive science, learning is defined as a purposeful, goal-directed activity. An ongoing goal-setting process is integral to effective learning. Purposeful and transparent learning builds on learners' prior knowledge and experiences to…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Cognitive Ability, Constructivism (Learning), Educational Research
Gillespie, Marilyn K. – 2002
Research findings related to constructivism have been applied to development of the Equipped for the Future (EFF) Framework and Continuum of Performance, a multi-dimensional developmental description of performance serving as a foundation for EFF-based instruction and assessment of learner progress. Acquiring expertise is a complex developmental…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes
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