ERIC Number: ED163987
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Diagnosing Students' Misconceptions in Causal Models. Technical Report No. 4.
Stevens, Albert L.; And Others
Tutorial dialogues can be analyzed as an interaction in which a tutor "debugs" a student's knowledge representation by diagnosing and correcting conceptual misunderstandings. Some tentative steps toward a theory which describes tutorial interactions are outlined. The goal structure of a tutor, types of conceptual bugs that students have in their understanding of physical processes, and some of the representational viewpoints necessary to diagnose and correct these bugs are discussed. (Author/CMV)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Advanced Research Projects Agency (DOD), Washington, DC.; Office of Naval Research, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: Bolt, Beranek and Newman, Inc., Cambridge, MA.