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ERIC Number: EJ510101
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0936-2835
Scientific Reasoning of Students with Mild Mental Retardation: Investigating Preconceptions and Conceptual Change.
Scruggs, Thomas E.; And Others
Exceptionality, v5 n4 p223-44 1994-95
Scientific reasoning of four elementary age students with mild mental retardation was investigated using structured interviews during tasks involving properties of air and electricity. Discourse analysis was employed to describe students' preconceptions about the natural world and how those preconceptions might be influenced by empirical evidence. (Author/SW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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