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ERIC Number: EJ450268
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-8756-7555
The Confused Student in Introductory Science.
Lipson, Abigail
College Teaching, v40 n3 p91-95 Sum 1992
The journals of students in introductory college science courses give insight into the bewilderment students feel about science. Problems fall into five categories: semantics; use of symbols; inability to evaluate their own progress; difficulty in assimilating quantities of new knowledge; and cognitive overload. Students should be encouraged to acknowledge and explore their confusion. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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