ERIC Number: EJ387759
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Induced Incorrect Generalizations Leading to Misconceptions--An Exploratory Investigation about the Laws of Reflection of Light.
Mohapatra, J. K.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v25 n9 p777-84 Dec 1988
Identifies an induced incorrect generalization as a generative cause for the formation of misconception. Analyzes students' protocol of an exploratory learning experiment about the laws of reflection of light. Suggests recommendations for textbook, teaching, and practical work. (Author/YP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
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