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ERIC Number: EJ464712
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0093-3104
New Directions for Studying Historical Understanding.
Levstik, Linda S.; Pappas, Christine C.
Theory and Research in Social Education, v20 n4 p369-85 Fall 1992
Contrasts Piagetian based research with psychological research of script knowledge-based and domain-specific knowledge restructuring theories. Suggests that a cultural framework incorporating script and domain specific ideas would be more effective for studying historical understanding than Piagetian theories. Concludes that children can understand and distinguish history as a way of knowing. (DK)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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