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Location, Location, Location

Adam P. Brinegar, Seth K. Jolly
2005 European Union Politics  
To the extent that skill levels matter, they can only be understood through the frame of national factor endowments and varieties of capitalism.  ...  Much of the public opinion literature suggests that lower skilled workers are likely to have more negative evaluations of European integration.  ...  The authors would like to thank Matt Gabel, Herbert Kitschelt and three anonymous reviewers for their insightful comments.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1465116505051981 fatcat:n76c3iba4jesfh246ho6lajjpa

A Measurement Model of Microgenetic Transfer for Improving Instructional Outcomes

Philip I. Pavlik, Michael Yudelson, Kenneth R. Koedinger
2015 International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education  
Department of Education (IES-NCSER) #R305B070487 and was also made possible with the assistance and funding of Carnegie Learning Inc., the Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center, DataShop team (NSF-SBE)  ...  and corresponding factors for warm-up 1 Example item texts Factor 1 Factor 2 No. of items What is the least common multiple 4 and 5?  ...  Numbers that are shared in the lists for each girl are common multiples, the least number in both lists is the least common multiple.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40593-015-0039-y fatcat:h6zp63i5ezadpbr2skmdvt4y64

Quantifying Contextual Interference and Its Effect on Skill Transfer in Skilled Youth Tennis Players

Tim Buszard, Machar Reid, Lyndon Krause, Stephanie Kovalchik, Damian Farrow
2017 Frontiers in Psychology  
Study 1 evaluated tennis serve practice of nine skilled youth tennis players using a novel statistical metric developed specifically to measure between-skill and within-skill variability as sources of  ...  We encourage researchers and applied sport scientists to use our statistical metric to measure contextual interference.  ...  We also thank Richard Magill for his feedback on a previous version of the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01931 pmid:29163306 pmcid:PMC5676081 fatcat:hxb7uqg57jcb5mb7po7cpf2s44

Acquiring reading in two languages: an introduction to the special issue

Elinor Saiegh-Haddad, Esther Geva
2009 Reading and writing  
These models have undoubtedly contributed to our understanding of the linguistic, orthographic, contextual and socio-political factors that feature in the acquisition of reading in two languages.  ...  Such a widespread phenomenon warrants an in-depth analysis and understanding of the multi-faceted nature of the process of biliteracy acquisition.  ...  for transfer of specific linguistic skills to take place.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11145-009-9208-4 fatcat:hc7hk6esjff2dgkap2xxy3kyk4

The effect of competition and contextualized advisement on the transfer of mathematics skills a computer-based instructional simulation game

Richard Van Eck, Jack Dempsey
2002 Educational technology research and development  
This study was designed to determine the effect of contextualized advisement and competition on transfer of mathematics skills in a computer-based simulation game in which participants helped their "aunt  ...  Participants in the noncompetitive condition had higher transfer scores when they had access to contextualized advisement, while participants in the competitive condition had higher transfer scores when  ...  Richard Van Eck is Assistant Professor University of Memphis. Jack Dempsey is Professor at the University of South Alabama.  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf02505023 fatcat:4tnyfltqybblvpct3xqckjaska

Designing Knowledge Scaffolds to Support Mathematical Problem Solving

Bethany Rittle-Johnson, Kenneth R. Koedinger
2005 Cognition and Instruction  
In Phase 1, 6th-grade students' (n = 223) prior knowledge was assessed using a difficulty factors assessment (DFA).  ...  In Phase 3, we used the DFA and supporting analyses to assess student learning from the intervention.  ...  ., providing a common denominator) seemed to facilitate problem solving by replacing the difficult skill of finding a common denominator with the easier skill of using a common denominator.  ... 
doi:10.1207/s1532690xci2303_1 fatcat:jd4dhszvhbaxraufcdttw5pjz4

Introductory Circuit Analysis Learning From Abstract and Contextualized Circuit Representations: Effects of Diagram Labels

Amy M. Johnson, Kirsten R. Butcher, Gamze Ozogul, Martin Reisslein
2014 IEEE Transactions on Education  
This raises the question of whether instruction on elementary electrical circuit analysis for novice learners should employ contextualized representations of the circuits with familiar components, such  ...  Results indicated that abstract representations led to higher near-and far-transfer post-test scores, and that interactive (student-generated) labeling resulted in higher near-transfer scores than either  ...  The results of the experiment suggest that requiring learners to generate their own labels for diagram elements and numeric values is an effective means to promote problem-solving skills, at least for  ... 
doi:10.1109/te.2013.2284258 fatcat:kcerlj4szrfrtmesxnyjhn5gau

Designing online interaction to address disciplinary competencies: A cross-country comparison of faculty perspectives

Elena Barberà, Ludmila Layne, Charlotte N. Gunawardena
2014 International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning  
In all three disciplines, the design of interaction to correspond with disciplinary competencies was often influenced by contextual factors that modify faculty intention.  ...  solving, transfer of knowledge, oral and written communication skills, team work, decision making, leadership and management skills, indicating far more similarities in competencies than differences between  ...  Concept mapping was used as a data analysis technique to facilitate the comparison of data across the countries and multiple disciplines.  ... 
doi:10.19173/irrodl.v15i2.1418 fatcat:wdnhgqouvvfmjimrlqummoip6m

Examining the factors of a technology professional development intervention

Kelly L. Unger, Monica W. Tracey
2013 Journal of Computing in Higher Education  
Further analysis of the content, processes, and contextual factors demonstrated themes and sub-themes that appeared common amongst all three categories of factors.  ...  The data was analyzed using a content analysis methodology to examine the factors of the TPDI that the teachers perceived to be most beneficial for transferring the knowledge and skills taught during the  ...  I write today to seek your permission to use a modified version of the instrument from: McAlpine, L., & Weston, C. (1994) . The attributes of instructional materials.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12528-013-9070-x fatcat:l6etjx63avahfitv4o3xglhw7e

Principal Component Analysis: A Revalidation of the Mathematics Persistence Scale

Vanessa A. Marmita, Melet B. Mariano, Eric M. Masela
2018 Zenodo  
The questionnaires were distributed to randomly selected 194 senior high school students. Factor structure extraction was done making use of the principal components method with varimax rotation.  ...  MPS has good internal consistency with Cronbach's alpha in the range of .508 to .860.  ...  The principal component analysis (PCA), which is one type of factor analysis, is commonly used to identify underlying structure, done to establish the validity of the instrument and also for cross-validations  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5563110 fatcat:2vqxd6xmwbhnxd4fn3m4labiay

Applying trained skills on the job: The importance of the work environment

J. Bruce Tracey, Scott I. Tannenbaum, Michael J. Kavanagh
1995 Journal of Applied Psychology  
The influence of the work environment on the transfer of newly trained supervisory skills was examined. Participants were 505 supermarket managers from 52 stores.  ...  In particular, the social support system appeared to play a central role in the transfer of training. Moderating effects were not found.  ...  To examine which of the climate and culture factors were the strongest indicators in the overall model, a structural equations analysis of the transfer of training model was tested using multiple indicators  ... 
doi:10.1037//0021-9010.80.2.239 fatcat:bpdtrxpwxnbchghoao4ydcceve

Contextualization of Collaborative Value Creation in Cross - Sector Partnership: the Lithuanian Case

Jurgita Mikolaitytė, Vita Juknevičienė
2018 Izzivi Prihodnosti  
Method: The purpose of the research was achieved using the interpretivist approach to analyse and explain contextual elements of cross-sector partnership.  ...  The method of qualitative content analysis was used for the analysis of research data.  ...  The interpretivist approach is used to analyse and explain contextual elements of cross-sector partnership recognizing their impact on collaborative value creation.  ... 
doaj:5730ca13904b4672b4ee0386673c7d2a fatcat:x7g47oqzl5b3lman6w7jukodsq

The Math You Need, When You Need It (TMYN): Leveling the Playing Field

Jennifer Wenner, Eric Baer
2015 Numeracy  
The Math You Need, When You Need It (TMYN) is a set of online tutorials designed to help students develop and review mathematical skills that are applied in undergraduate geoscience courses.  ...  We suggest that this type of support could generalize to other science courses.  ...  Thank you to Helen Burn for advice about educational protocol and for some of the data analysis.  ... 
doi:10.5038/1936-4660.8.2.5 fatcat:vjlcyj3h5vbl3nrvhyo4ygaqku

Identifying information literacy skills and behaviors in the curricular competencies of health professions

Micah J. Waltz, Heather K. Moberly, Esther E. Carrigan
2020 Journal of the Medical Library Association  
The most common verb used to describe implicit or explicit competencies was "evaluate."  ...  Three researchers used this rubric to independently code the categories of all of the included professional health curricular competencies.  ...  Of the eleven verbs used to describe information skills and behaviors, the single most common was "evaluate."  ... 
doi:10.5195/jmla.2020.833 pmid:32843877 pmcid:PMC7441914 fatcat:shpbcecyxrg7zhjhh27egvn33e

Support to Informal Learning at Work, Individual Performance and Impact of Training in Ampleness

Francisco Antonio Coelho Junior, Pedro Paulo Teófilo Magalhães de De Hollanda, Andersson Pereira dos Santos, Fernando José Couto, Cristiane Faiad
2016 International Business Research  
The results indicate that strategies of performance self-regulation, support to informal learning provided by the supervisor and by the work unit explained 49.5% of the variance of impact in ampleness.  ...  Data were analyzed by pattern multiple regression.  ...  To analyze the kind of individual and situational predictors of impact of actions on the job training statistical technique we used multiple regression analysis.  ... 
doi:10.5539/ibr.v9n10p63 fatcat:qcxpuulxtbc33phhmggacdm63a
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