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Soysal, Yilmaz – Learning: Research and Practice, 2020
This study presents an in-depth exploration of the types of discursive functions of teacher questioning and the potential cognitive correspondences embedded in the questioning. The participants were a science teacher and his class of 26 sixth-grade students who were engaged in an immersion science inquiry activity. The major data source was a…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Cognitive Processes, Difficulty Level, Questioning Techniques
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Ioannou, Kalia; Iordanou, Kalypso – Learning: Research and Practice, 2020
The present study explores possible relations between students' epistemic perspective, learning strategies and text comprehension. In Study 1, 79 sixth graders completed paper-and-pencil instruments to measure their epistemic perspective and learning strategies. Students' epistemic perspective was assessed using a scenario-based instrument, the…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Epistemology, Student Attitudes, Learning Strategies
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Meltzer, Lynn; Reddy, Ranjini; Pollica, Laura Sales; Roditi, Bethany; Sayer, Julie; Theokas, Christina – Learning Disabilities Research and Practice, 2004
This study was part of a larger research program designed to investigate how effort interacts with strategy use to mediate the academic performance of successful students with learning disabilities (LD) and how teachers' and students' perceptions influence these relationships. The sample consisted of 46 students with LD and 46 matched students…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Academic Achievement, Learning Disabilities, Teacher Attitudes
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Meltzer, Lynn; Katzir, Tamar; Miller, Lynne; Reddy, Ranjini; Roditi, Bethany – Learning Disabilities Research and Practice, 2004
This study investigated changes in teachers' and students' perceptions of students' effort, strategy use, and academic difficulties when strategy instruction was infused into the classroom curriculum. The sample consisted of 201 students with learning disabilities, 210 average achievers, and 57 teachers from Grades 4-9 in two urban and suburban…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Investigations, Spelling, Learning Disabilities