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Guo, Daibao; McTigue, Erin M.; Matthews, Sharon D.; Zimmer, Wendi – Educational Psychology Review, 2020
The current systematic review aimed to investigate "in what ways the incorporation of visual display tasks benefits K-12 students' content-area learning." After screening 1693 articles at abstract level and a systematic evaluation of methodological quality, we synthesized 44 articles for this review. The qualitative synthesis of the…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Teaching Methods, Comprehension, Retention (Psychology)
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Churches, Richard; Dommett, Eleanor J.; Devonshire, Ian M.; Hall, Robin; Higgins, Steve; Korin, Astrid – Mind, Brain, and Education, 2020
We initiated and structured a single program that supervised teachers, some with neuroscience or psychology degrees, to collaborate and explore the effects of science of learning-translated pedagogy. This article reports on the 34 findings from teacher-led randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and replications. Teachers designed trials, looking at…
Descriptors: Randomized Controlled Trials, Teacher Researchers, Research Design, Attention
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Ruggeri, Anneliese; Dancel, Alina; Johnson, Robert; Sargent, Barbara – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2020
Difficulty performing age-appropriate motor skills affects up to 83% of children with autism spectrum disorder. This systematic review examined the effect of motor and physical activity intervention on motor outcomes of children with autism spectrum disorder and the effect of motor learning strategies on motor skill acquisition, retention, and…
Descriptors: Difficulty Level, Motor Development, Physical Activities, Retention (Psychology)
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Lelean, Helen; Edwards, Frances – Waikato Journal of Education, 2020
Flipped classroom pedagogy is increasingly being used in tertiary education including within nurse education programmes. This literature review aims to critically examine empirical published work (from 2012 to 2019) which reports of the impact of flipped classroom pedagogies on nursing students' learning and performance. Global themes identified…
Descriptors: Flipped Classroom, Nursing Education, Nursing Students, Educational Research
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Zuo, Fangfang; Yan, Xiaoqin – English Language Teaching, 2019
This article reviews the empirical research on incidental vocabulary acquisition in English reading in the latest twenty years from three aspects: its comparison with intentional vocabulary acquisition, its affecting factors and previous studies of its problems. Teaching implications have also been provided.
Descriptors: Incidental Learning, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Vocabulary Development
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Lin, Jen-Jiun; Lin, Huifen – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2019
Mobile-assisted language learning (MALL) has been a popular research area in recent years in the SLA field, as it has been considered as being able to facilitate language learning by offering an authentic, socially connective, contextually sensitive, and personalized mobile-mediated language learning environment. To investigate the benefits and…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Handheld Devices
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Jores, Theo; Colloff, Melissa F.; Kloft, Lilian; Smailes, Harriet; Flowe, Heather D. – Applied Cognitive Psychology, 2019
There is widespread belief in the legal system that alcohol impairs witness testimony. Nevertheless, most laboratory studies examining the effects of alcohol on witness testimony suggest that alcohol may affect the number of correct but not incorrect details recalled. However, it is difficult to draw conclusions because sample sizes, testing…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Alcohol Abuse, Recall (Psychology), Memory
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Anticol, David – Adult Higher Education Alliance, 2019
In today's educational and workforce settings, the desire is for students to not only have "book knowledge" but also the ability to implement that knowledge into skills and abilities. Those desires are often met with decreasing time and money in order to help foster those knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA). Experimental Learning is a…
Descriptors: Experimental Programs, Nontraditional Education, Nontraditional Students, Military Training
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Riopel, Martin; Nenciovici, Lucian; Potvin, Patrice; Chastenay, Pierre; Charland, Patrick; Sarrasin, Jérémie Blanchette; Masson, Steve – Studies in Science Education, 2019
Serious games have become increasingly available to educators. Empirical studies and meta-analyses have examined their impact on learning achievement. However, natural sciences could have a special relation to serious games by their systematic use of quantitative and predictive models that can generate microworlds and simulations. Since no known…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Educational Games, Science Achievement, Conventional Instruction
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Harris, Nicolette; Welch Bacon, Cailee E. – Athletic Training Education Journal, 2019
Objective: To systematically review current literature to determine whether active learning is more successful than passive learning at producing cognitive skills in health care professions students. Data Sources: An electronic search was conducted in 4 databases: EBSCO-CINAHL, EBSCO-Sport Discus, Educational Resources Information Center, and…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Cognitive Ability, Retention (Psychology), Blended Learning
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Bengtsson, Lars – Education Sciences, 2019
This work describes a systematic review of the research on take-home exams in tertiary education. It was found that there is some disagreement in the community about the virtues of take-home exams but also a lot of agreement. It is concluded that take-home exams may be the preferred choice of assessment method on the higher taxonomy levels because…
Descriptors: Testing Problems, Cheating, Thinking Skills, Supervision
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Merritt, Joi; Lee, Mi Yeon; Rillero, Peter; Kinach, Barbara M. – Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-based Learning, 2017
This systematic literature review was conducted to explore the effectiveness of problem-based and project-based learning (PBL) implemented with students in early elementary to grade 8 (ages 3-14) in mathematics and science classrooms. Nine studies met the following inclusion criteria: (a) focus on PBL, (b) experimental study, (c) kindergarten to…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Active Learning, Student Projects, Instructional Effectiveness
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Edwards, Clayton M.; Rule, Audrey C.; Boody, Robert M. – Educational Technology & Society, 2017
Educators seek to develop students' mathematical knowledge retention to increase student efficacy in follow-on classwork, improvement of test scores, attainment of standards, and preparation for careers. Interactive visuals, feedback during problem solving, and incorporation of higher-order thinking skills are known to increase retention, but a…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Mathematics Achievement, Knowledge Level, Online Courses
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Letrud, Kåre; Hernes, Sigbjørn – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2016
This article examines the diffusion and present day status of a family of unsubstantiated learning-retention myths, some of which are referred to as "the learning pyramid". We demonstrate through an extensive search in academic journals and field-specific encyclopaedias that these myths are indeed widely publicised in academia and that…
Descriptors: Misconceptions, Periodicals, Publications, Learning Processes
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Reveruzzi, Bianca; Buckley, Lisa; Sheehan, Mary – Journal of School Health, 2016
Background: This review examines the breadth of first aid training delivered to school students and the components that are age appropriate to adolescents. Method: Eligible studies included school-based first aid interventions targeting students aged between 10 and 18 years. Online databases were searched, for peer-reviewed publications available…
Descriptors: First Aid, Educational Resources, Intervention, Databases
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