Browse by Subject "Conceptual change"

  • Cheng, Meng-Fei; Brown, David E. (2007-04)
    This study explores two questions: first, what conceptual resources do students use, and in what ways do they use them, to construct explanatory models? Second, what are the obstacles preventing them from constructing a ...

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  • Cheng, Meng-Fei; Brown, David E. (2007-04)
    In this study we explore the spontaneous explanatory models children construct, critique, and revise in the context of tasks in which children need to predict, observe, and explain phenomena involving magnetism. Our findings ...

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  • Miller, Brian W. (2011-05-25)
    Dual-processing theories of conceptual change hypothesize that if children are more personally involved in a lesson they will process the information more deeply leading to more and stronger conceptual change (Dole & ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C.; Jacobson, Michael; Osborne, Margery; Levin, James A.; Waugh, Michael; Weller, Martha (1994-09)
    This session involved brief presentations followed by active use of computers and various technology programs by participants and presenters. Approximately thirty participants attended and had opportunities to experiment ...

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