ERIC Number: EJ463176
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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The Elaboration of Concepts in Three Biology Textbooks: Facilitating Student Learning.
Lloyd, Carol V.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v27 n10 p1019-32 Dec 1990
Describes how three biology textbooks present content related to photosynthesis through construct of elaboration. Concept maps were created for each textbook. Results are discussed in terms of quantity of elaboration, relevance of ideas used to elaborate major concepts, relationship of nature of elaboration to intended readers, and general relationship between how texts present information and student learning. (PR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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