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ERIC Number: EJ508921
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0737-0008
Assessing Students' Misclassifications of Physics Concepts: An Ontological Basis for Conceptual Change.
Slotta, James D.; And Others
Cognition and Instruction, v13 n3 p373-400 1995
A comparison of the physics concepts explanations of ninth graders and of physics graduates and graduate students found that physics novices were strongly inclined to conceptualize physics concepts as material substances, whereas experts' protocols revealed distinctly nonmaterialistic representations. (MDM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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