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Viewing student learning through a theoretical lens


Wu, RT and Le, VT and Lu, JJ, Viewing student learning through a theoretical lens, International Journal of Psychological Studies, 5, (4) pp. 81-85. ISSN 1918-722X (2013) [Contribution to Refereed Journal]


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This study investigated a student with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), named Jack, and his learning through examining the following three research questions: What has caused a studentís, Jack, misbehavior and low academic achievement? Why is it important to solve the ADHD problem? What do teachers have to do to help ADHD students? This study aimed to discover the solutions to the ADHD problem. The participant was a 10 years old boy in Grade 4. The data gathering consisted of observation and teacher-student interactions. Qualitative approach was used to analyse the data. A number of recommendations have been made in relation to this study to assist primary teachers to help students with ADHD problem. The findings from this study have the potential to assist current and future primary school teachers in identifying effective strategies to solve studentsí problems of misbehavaiour and learning difficulties for the purpose of enhancing their academic achievements.

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Item Type:Contribution to Refereed Journal
Keywords:ADHD, learning progress, misbehaviour
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Specialist studies in education
Research Field:Learning sciences
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Learner and learning
Objective Field:Learner and learning not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Wu, RT (Miss Ting Wu)
UTAS Author:Le, VT (Mr Van Le)
UTAS Author:Lu, JJ (Ms Jinjin Lu)
ID Code:88533
Year Published:2013
Deposited By:Education
Deposited On:2014-02-06
Last Modified:2014-08-06
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