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ERIC Number: EJ013676
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1969
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Principle Learning as a Function of Instruction on Excluding Irrelevant Variables
Cole, Henry; Raven, Ronald
J Res Sci Teaching, 6, 3, 234-241, 69
Describes procedures, results, and conclusions of a study designed to determine if instruction on excluding irrelevant variables enhanced learning the principle of flotation. The subjects were 97 seventh grade, 259 eighth grade, and 38 college students. Results indicate that learning to exclude the false principles before learning the correct principle enhanced achievement on the concept criterion test. Bibliography. (LC)
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