ERIC Number: EJ442005
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
When Words Fail Us.
Touger, Jerold S.
Physics Teacher, v29 n2 p90-95 Feb 1991
A study of textbook language dealing in depth with the concept of force is described. Textbooks and other historical materials from the 1840s to the present were examined. This provided a longitudinal framework in which to consider language usage. Student language was also investigated. (43 references) (KR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
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