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ERIC Number: EJ443635
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0266-4909
Why Is Science Hard to Learn?
Millar, R.
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, v7 n2 p66-74 Jun 1991
It is argued that science's reputation as a "hard" subject can be attributed to four intrinsic features of science and/or learners. The reasons for a link between abstraction and difficulty are briefly explored. It is suggested that certain extrinsic features of science education, resulting from choices by science educators, exacerbate these intrinsic difficulties. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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