ERIC Number: EJ528407
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Meaningful Learning, Reasoning Ability, and Students' Understanding and Problem Solving of Topics in Genetics.
Cavallo, Ann M. L.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v33 n6 p625-56 Aug 1996
Explores relationships among school students' (n=189) meaningful learning orientation, reasoning ability and acquisition of meaningful understandings of genetics topics, and ability to solve genetics problems. Results indicate that meaningful learning orientation best predicted students' understanding of genetics interrelationships while reasoning ability best predicted their achievement in solving genetics problems. Contains 60 references. (JRH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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