ERIC Number: EJ447728
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Procedural Task Analysis: A Tool for Science Education Problem-Solving Research.
Barba, Robertta H.; Rubba, Peter A.
School Science and Mathematics, v92 n4 p188-92 Apr 1992
Proposes the use of procedural task analysis as a tool to assess a person's mental processes during problem solving in science education research. Uses transcriptions of videotape or audiotape problem-solving sessions to identify students' knowledge structures and misconceptions. (MDH)
Descriptors: Audiotape Recordings, Cognitive Measurement, Cognitive Processes, Educational Diagnosis, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Instructional Systems, Measurement Techniques, Problem Solving, Protocol Analysis, Research Methodology, Science Education, Task Analysis, Teaching Methods, Thinking Skills, Videotape Recordings
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Non-Classroom; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A