ERIC Number: EJ392677
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
An Evaluation of the Use of Analogy, Simile, and Metaphor in Science Texts.
Gilbert, Steven W.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v26 n4 p315-27 Apr 1989
Investigates whether enriching text with analogies, similes, and metaphors has an impact on student cognitive learning and attitudes. Reports no gain on achievement, negative gain on attitude, no gain on proposition recall test, and negative gain on student attention to the text. (YP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
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