ERIC Number: EJ232901
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980
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A Comparison of the "Prompting Effect" of Out-of-School with that of In-School Contexts on Certain Aspects of Critical Thinking.
Dreyfus, A.; Jungwirth, E.
European Journal of Science Education, v2 n3 p301-10 Jul-Sep 1980
Explores linking the teaching of science to everday situations, with the idea that science education is particularly suited for the development of critical thinking habits. Conclusions are made regarding the "prompting effect" of everyday topics in the ability of ninth-grade biology students to recognize logical fallacies. (CS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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