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ERIC Number: EJ241060
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Feb
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Formal Operational Ability and the Teaching of Science Processes.
Coulter, David
School Science and Mathematics, v81 n2 p131-38 Feb 1981
A study to investigate one of the mechanisms teachers may use to convince themselves incorrectly that students have learned science concepts requiring formal operational ability is presented. The investigation indicates instructors may actually teach and test for memorization of algorithms rather than understanding. (MP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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