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Self-efficacy change associated with a cognitive load-based intervention in an undergraduate biology course
Learning and Instruction Vol. 56, No. 1 (August 2018) pp. 64–72
Cognitive load theory (CLT) holds that discovery learning and other instructional strategies imposing high levels of extraneous load on novice learners hinder learning. Such learning conditions are also associated with significant drops in...
The Role of Affordances in Children's Learning Performance and Efficiency When Using Virtual Manipulative Mathematics Touch-Screen Apps
Patricia S. Moyer-Packenham; Emma K. Bullock; Jessica F. Shumway; Stephen I. Tucker; Christina M. Watts; Arla Westenskow; Katie L. Anderson-Pence; Cathy Maahs-Fladung; Jennifer Boyer-Thurgood; Hilal Gulkilik; Kerry Jordan
Mathematics Education Research Journal Vol. 28, No. 1 (2016) pp. 79–105
This paper focuses on understanding the role that affordances played in children's learning performance and efficiency during clinical interviews of their interactions with mathematics apps on touch-screen devices. One hundred children, ages 3 to 8, ...