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Learning and reasoning about systems through direct@-manipulation animation (2008) pp. 1–203
Two experiments were conducted to examine the use of direct-manipulation animation (DMA) to foster students' understanding of systems, a topic prominent in the National Science Education Standards. With DMA, learners manipulate the value of a...
Differences between Low and High Achieving Distance Learners in Locus of Control, Achievement Motivation and Metacognition
Distance Education Vol. 20, No. 2 (1999) pp. 255–73
Describes a survey of students from the Open University of Hong Kong that compared high achievers and low achievers as defined by performances on scores over four consecutive semesters. Discusses locus of control; metacognition; locus of control and ...
The Journal of Distance Education / Revue de l'ducation Distance Vol. 16, No. 1 (2001) pp. 56–69
Discussion of students' effective help-seeking focuses on a study that compared the help-seeking strategies used by students identified as high achievers in courses at the Open University of Hong Kong and groups identified as low achievers. Examines ...