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ERIC Number: EJ490179
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0671
Analogical Transfer and "Functional Fixedness" in the Science Classroom.
Solomon, Ines
Journal of Educational Research, v87 n6 p371-77 Jul-Aug 1994
Study explored how analog type and format and learner's prior knowledge would affect transfer outside of an experimental setting, examining the relationship between the analog's contextual elements and high school freshmen's performance on a science problem. Some students spontaneously applied structural elements on the analog to the solution. (SM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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