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Loibl, Katharina; Rummel, Nikol – Learning: Research and Practice, 2015
Learners who lack knowledge often also lack the ability to assess their limited competence correctly. Due to the incorrect self-assessment, they are unlikely to apply strategies that would help them to acquire relevant knowledge. This effect is known as the double curse of incompetence. When students solve problems prior to being taught the…
Descriptors: Failure, Problem Solving, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Competence