If you are experiencing problems downloading PDF or HTML fulltext, our helpdesk recommend clearing your browser cache and trying again. If you need help in clearing your cache, please click here . Still need help? Email help@ingentaconnect.com

6 The power of teaching-learning environments to influence student learning

$43.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Buy Article:


This paper focuses on the power of learning environments in relation to the quality of student learning. In the first part, recent developments in research on student learning will be presented. These pertain to dimensions of student learning, consistency and variability in students' use of learning strategies, developments in learning patterns during the educational career, dissonance in students' regulation of learning processes and relationships between student learning patterns and personal, contextual and performance variables. In the second part, a number of learning environments, all widely used in higher education, will be examined with regard to the degree of self-regulation, and the initiative and responsibility they foster in students: traditional teaching, assignment-based teaching, problem-based learning, project-centred learning, self-directed specialization learning, competency-based teaching, dual learning and autodidactic learning. In the third part, the implications for teaching and curriculum design will be discussed.

Language: English

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1348/000709906X162406

Publication date: January 1, 2007

More about this publication?
Related content



Share Content

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more