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ERIC Number: EJ538248
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0002-9505
Comparing Problem Solving Performance of Physics Students in Inquiry-Based and Traditional Introductory Physics Courses.
Thacker, Beth; And Others
American Journal of Physics, v62 n7 p627-33 Jul 1994
Describes a study that compares the performance of introductory physics students on two examination problems. One problem is qualitative and similar to those used in an inquiry approach. The second problem is a typical quantitative problem. Those students enrolled in the inquiry-based introductory course performed significantly better than those in the traditional course. Contains 21 references. (DDR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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