ERIC Number: EJ492025
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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On the Concrete Nature of Human Thinking: Content and Context in Analogical Transfer.
Reeves, Lauretta M.; Weisberg, Robert W.
Educational Psychology: An International Journal of Experimental Psychology, v13 n3-4 p245-58 1993
Asserts that the development of abstract knowledge and critical thinking skills has been extolled as a primary goal of education. Reviews research in problem solving and other educational endeavors. Maintains that learning abstract solution principles is enhanced when instruction is accompanied by examples illustrating those principles. (ACM)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Audience: Researchers; Teachers; Practitioners
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