ERIC Number: EJ536658
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
The Nature of Student Thinking in Life Science Laboratories.
Shepardson, Daniel P.
School Science and Mathematics, v97 n1 p37-44 Jan 1997
Compares the nature of student thinking in confirmation and open-inquiry laboratory activities. Reports that student thinking processes exhibited in confirmation laboratories emphasized procedures and techniques--making sense of and doing the laboratory, whereas student thinking in open-inquiry laboratories emphasized data analysis--making sense of the results. Contains 39 references. (Author/JRH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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