ERIC Number: EJ411283
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Conceptions of Educational Achievement.
Cole, Nancy S.
Educational Researcher, v19 n3 p2-7 Apr 1990
Discusses two conceptions of educational achievement: as mastery of basic skills and facts and as mastery of higher order skills and advanced knowledge. Explores the impact of the different conceptions on research topics, the ways teachers think about their teaching, and the public's view of educational goals. Changes in conceptions are discussed. (JS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General; Information Analyses
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