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Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences

May 2004 Volume 32, Number 3

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Number of articles: 3

  1. Constructing Scientific Explanations through Writing

    Perry D. Klein

    This study examined the writing strategies and text characteristics associated with discovering a scientific principle by writing about an experiment. Sixty-four university students (non-science... More

    pp. 191-231

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  2. Timing of Information Presentation in Learning Statistics

    Liesbeth Kester, Paul A. Kirschner & Jeroen J. G. van Merrienboer

    This study in the domain of statistics compares four information presentation formats in a 2 x 2 factorial design: timing of supportive information (before or during task practice) ? timing of... More

    pp. 233-252

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  3. The Importance of Epistemic Cognition in Student-Centred Learning

    Effie Maclellan & Rebecca Soden

    To infer the sophistication of epistemic thinking in a sample of undergraduate students, 25 participants completed a free-response task in which they were asked to give reasons for their agreement ... More

    pp. 253-268

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