ERIC Number: EJ438312
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Cognition in Scientific and Everyday Domains: Comparison and Learning Implications.
Reif, Frederick; Larkin, Jill H.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v28 n9 p733-60 Nov 1991
Scientific and everyday knowledge domains are compared so as to reveal the distinctive differences between their goals and the cognitive processes used to attain them. The main goals, working goals, learning difficulties, knowledge structure, concept specification, knowledge organization, role of school science, program-solving instruction, formal and nonformal instruction, quality control, efficiency, suggested investigations, and instructional implications are discussed. (KR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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