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ERIC Number: EJ288697
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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What Can Science Educators Teach Chemists about Teaching Chemistry? A Symposium: Introduction to the Symposium.
Herron, J. Dudley
Journal of Chemical Education, v60 n11 p947 Nov 1983
Briefly compares/contrasts two learning theories. Purpose of the first is to inform while the second seeks to lead students to adjust understandings held about a field and/or a concept. Each theory is then related to the purpose of education, suggesting that the second is comparable with recent work in cognitive psychology. (JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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