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Chavez, Jorge – Learning: Research and Practice, 2021
Space-time plays a central role in the scientific study of learning trajectories. From a sociocultural perspective, the definition of a set of space-time coordinates enables researchers to identify and examine both the learning activities in which subjects participate and those life events relevant to understanding their learning processes. The…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Learning Processes, Time, Scientific Concepts
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Moorhouse, Benjamin Luke; Lee, Jonathan; Herd, Simon – Learning: Research and Practice, 2021
This small-scale exploratory study explores the practices and experiences of two experienced Hong Kong Education Bureau Advisory Teachers (ATs) engaged in school-based professional support (SBPS) of teachers during school closure caused the COVID-19 pandemic. It documents the ATs usual practices, conditions for effective SBPS, the effect the…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing, Faculty Development
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Shearer, Rick L.; Yu, Junxiu; Peng, Xinyun – Learning: Research and Practice, 2021
Within the fields of learning design, instructional systems and educational psychology, cognitive load has been discussed and debated for a number of years. The impact of course designs on learning process is still questioned, and how we learn continues to be an intriguing question. The fields of working memory (WM) and cognitive load (CL) have…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Difficulty Level, Short Term Memory, Systems Approach
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Soysal, Yilmaz – Learning: Research and Practice, 2021
This study intended to explore elementary and middle school science teachers' metadiscourse moves (MDMs) in Vygotskian perspective. MDMs indicates teacher-led attempts to cognitively engage students in classroom's verbal occurrences. Participants of the study were 71 fifth, sixth, and seventh-grade students and their science teachers (two females,…
Descriptors: Middle School Teachers, Science Teachers, Classroom Communication, Discourse Analysis
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Diaco, Samuel B. – Learning: Research and Practice, 2021
This study explores Asian college students' perspectives on globalisation in the Philippines. It identifies prime indicators of globalisation and the nature and extent of its perceived influences on the students' traditional cultural beliefs and mental well-being. Examined indicators of globalisation include classroom technology, ideologies and…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Undergraduate Students, Young Adults, Global Approach
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Stringer, Thomas; Looney, Kathy – Learning: Research and Practice, 2021
The role of metacognition in learning and academic achievement has been recognised. Outside of education, mindfulness has been shown to enhance metacognition and subsequent outcomes (e.g., in mental health). While mindfulness has been investigated in relation to enhancing outcomes in education, less consideration has been given to the role of…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Intervention, Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning
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Shinogaya, Keita – Learning: Research and Practice, 2021
This study explored effects of question generation instructions on students' attitudes towards question generation and strategy use. Three hundred seventy-four Japanese college students in two psychology classes participated in lectures after a pre-lecture preparation time and completed questionnaires on attitudes towards question generation and…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Questioning Techniques, Learning Strategies, Classroom Environment
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Jerez, Oscar; Orsini, Cesar; Ortiz, Catalina; Hasbun, Beatriz – Learning: Research and Practice, 2021
Large-group activities have increased in higher education since 2000. Research focused on the possibility to have positive effects on students' learning, regardless of the number of students by identifying facilitating factors. Hence, the achievement of learning results is used as a criterion of effectiveness. This review summarises the findings…
Descriptors: Large Group Instruction, Learning Activities, Group Activities, Higher Education
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Koivuniemi, Marika; Järvenoja, Hanna; Järvelä, Sanna; Thomas, Valérie – Learning: Research and Practice, 2021
This study summarises existing instruments for measuring and supporting self-regulated learning (SRL) in schools using articles from the SCOPUS and Web of Science databases. We analyse how the instruments address cognition, motivation or emotions as a target for regulation and whether they acknowledge the phase of SRL (forethought, performance or…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Student Evaluation, Independent Study, Measures (Individuals)
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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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Heikonen, Lauri; Pietarinen, Janne; Toom, Auli; Soini, Tiina; Pyhältö, Kirsi – Learning: Research and Practice, 2020
Teacher education needs to facilitate the development of student teachers' capacity for active and skilful learning in classroom interaction, referred to as sense of professional agency in the classroom. It consists of motivation to learn, self-efficacy beliefs about learning, and strategies promoting one's own and pupils' learning in the…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Student Empowerment, Preservice Teacher Education, Learning Motivation
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Abdul Kader, Hajera Bibi – Learning: Research and Practice, 2020
In many Singapore schools, there are large class sizes comprising about thirty to forty students in each class. In such large classes, the opportunities for interactions between teachers and their students and among students can be limited, especially when teacher-centred, didactic teaching practices are adopted. This small-scale research project…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Blended Learning, Homework
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Volkwyn, T. S.; Airey, J.; Gregorcic, B.; Linder, C. – Learning: Research and Practice, 2020
A social semiotic lens is used to characterise aspects of representational competence for a discipline such as physics, to provide science teachers with a practical suggestion about how student learning might be organised to develop representational competence. We suggest that representational competence for some areas of science can be…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Physics, Science Teachers, Competence
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Adams, Jonathon; Chin, Tan Ying; Tan, Poh Hiang – Learning: Research and Practice, 2020
This paper was part of a larger study to examine one primary and one secondary teacher's classroom. The study analysed the classroom discourse to describe the types of interaction and illustrate how the teachers used talk moves to mediate talk for learning science around visual representations (VRs). The study employed ethnographic approaches to…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Classroom Communication
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