ERIC Number: EJ360280
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
Cognitive Science and Science Education.
American Psychologist, v41 n10 p1123-30 Oct 1986
The premise behind the cognitive approach to teaching is that understanding results when new learning is integrated with existing knowledge. But the goal of science instruction is to replace existing ideas with new theories. Current research in science education seeks to resolve these conflicting instructional approaches. (Author/VM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue on Psychological Science and Education.