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ERIC Number: EJ268889
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Oct
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Effects of Structured Social Interaction on Learning to Control Variables: A Classroom Training Study.
Wollman, Warren T.; Chen, Benjamin
Science Education, v66 n5 p717-30 Oct 1982
Reports on a classroom technique (social interaction) for improving fifth-grade students' performance in the task domain of controlling variables. The technique involved asking students why something happened, asking for justification/evidence, suggesting alternative explanations and asking for evaluation of the same, and accepting explanation only after all reasonable alternatives were ruled out. (Author/JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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