ERIC Number: EJ307401
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
New Stars for the Teacher to Steer by?
Johnstone, A. H.
Journal of Chemical Education, v61 n10 p847-49 Oct 1984
Hypothesizes that overloading the working memory may leave no space for thought and organization such that faulty (or even no) learning takes place. Provides examples of this hypothesis and possible remedies. These remedies focus on design of laboratory manuals and equipment and on curriculum content order. (JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Presented at a State-of-the-Art Symposium on "Chemical Education for the 80's" during the National American Chemical Society Meeting (187th, St. Louis, MO, April 10-11, 1984).