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Development of children’s motivational orientations from ages 4 to 9 : stability and changes of motivational profiles before school-age as a function of early language skills
This dissertation aims to contribute to our understanding of the developmental patterns of motivational orientations in young children and how these patterns are associated with language skills. Motivation research has ...
Persistence in major in relation to learning approaches – development of a questionnaire for university chemistry students
(Turun yliopisto, 2018-11-10)
Increasing persistence in university level studies is a major concern worldwide. For example, in the United States an average of 70 % of students drop out from university studies, whereas in Europe the average drop-out ...
Songs and poems in the second language classroom. The hidden potential of singing for developing writing fluency
(Turun yliopisto, 2016-12-16)
Despite various studies on the benefits of singing on language learning, little is known about the relationship between singing and the development of second language writing skills. Given that fluency is an essential part ...
Using game-based learning to enhance adaptive number knowledge
(Turun yliopisto, 2019-05-03)
The aim of this dissertation was to explore how game-based learning can be used to develop primary school students’ adaptive number knowledge. The dissertation comprises five studies that explore the Number Navigation ...
Learning to develop innovations. Individual competence, multidisciplinary activity systems and student experience
(Turun yliopisto, 2019-05-11)
This dissertation studies learning to develop innovations in the context of universities of applied sciences. The aim is to increase theoretical and empirical understanding of the phenomenon that can be used in tutoring, ...
TOWARDS OPTIMAL SCAFFOLDING OF LOW ACHIEVERS’ LEARNING : combining intertwined, dynamic, and multi-domain perspectives
(Turun yliopisto, 2017-04-07)
This dissertation aims to contribute to the optimal scaffolding of low achievers’ learning. Scaffolding research has traditionally concentrated on teachers’ short-term support and, thus, has not scrutinized ...
Socially shared metacognitive regulation during collaborative learning processes in student dyads and small groups
(Turun yliopisto, 2015-10-02)
Traditionally metacognition has been theorised, methodologically studied and empirically tested from the standpoint mainly of individuals and their learning contexts. In this dissertation the emergence of ...
Learning Microscopic Pathology: Scaffolding the Early Development of Expertise in Medical Image Interpretation
(Turun yliopisto, 2013-10-05)
Motivational Influences on Transfer: Dimensions and Boundary Conditions
(Annales Universitatis Turkuensis B 339Turun yliopisto, 2011-12-17)
The focus of this dissertation is the motivational influences on transfer in higher education and professional training contexts. To estimate these motivational influences, the dissertation includes seven individual studies ...
Teknologiavälitteisen viestintäosaamisen kehittäminen liiketalouden ylemmissä ammattikorkeakoulututkinnoissa -Työelämän tarpeista opetussuunnitelmiin
(Annales Universitatis Turkuensis C 442Turun yliopisto, 2017-08-18)
Teknologian kehittyminen on mahdollistanut asiantuntijoiden verkostoitumisen globaalisti ajasta ja paikasta riippumatta. Samalla teknologiavälitteisen viestinnän osaamisen merkitys asiantuntijatehtävissä ...