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ERIC Number: EJ518878
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0036-8326
Students' Conceptual Ecologies and the Process of Conceptual Change in Evolution.
Demastes, Sherry S.; And Others
Science Education, v79 n6 p637-66 Nov 1995
Using conceptual change as theoretical lens, describes the structure of (n=4) learners' conceptual ecology within biological evolution and illustrates how this ecology influences the process of conceptual change. Prior conceptions relate to evolutionary theory, scientific and religious orientations, view of biological world, and acceptance of evolutionary theory. Includes interview questions, sorting task, drawing task, and concept mapping. (Author/MKR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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