ERIC Number: EJ463177
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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The Concept Map as a Research Tool: Exploring Conceptual Change in Biology.
Wallace, Josephine D.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v27 n10 p1033-52 Dec 1990
Reports a study examining the concurrent validity of concept maps as vehicles for documenting and exploring conceptual change in biology. Elementary education science methods students who were instructed on marine life zones showed significant differences on their concept maps on this topic. (PR)
Descriptors: Biology, Cognitive Mapping, Cognitive Structures, Computer Assisted Instruction, Concept Formation, Concept Mapping, Concurrent Validity, Education Majors, Educational Research, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Science Education, Science Instruction, Scientific Concepts
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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