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ERIC Number: EJ357291
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Generic and Harder Problems: Teaching Problem Solving.
Middlecamp, Catherine; Kean, Elizabeth
Journal of Chemical Education, v64 n6 p516-17 Jun 1987
Discusses the difference between a generic chemistry problem (one which can be solved using an algorithm) and a harder chemistry problem (one for which there is no algorithm). Encourages teachers to help students recognize these categories of problems so they will be better able to find solutions. (TW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
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