ERIC Number: EJ249140
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Jul
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Hypothesis Testing in Students: Sequences, Stages, and Instructional Strategies.
Moshman, David; Thompson, Pat A.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v18 n4 p341-52 Jul 1981
Argues on the basis of Piaget's theory that self-regulated cognitive activity of the student plays a crucial role in the construction of logical reasoning strategies used in testing hypotheses. Proposes six sequences in the development of hypothesis-testing conceptions and provides alternatives. Also distinguishes three families of teaching strategies. (CS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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