ERIC Number: EJ540056
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Where Do Ideas for Students Come From?
Pushkin, David B.
Journal of College Science Teaching, v26 n4 p238-42 Feb 1997
Recommends a constructivist approach to physics laboratory activities to make laboratories a place for personal maturation and cognitive growth. Describes class design in which ideas and techniques are exchanged which allow students the opportunity to initiate investigations based on early conceptual assumptions, and extend the investigation further as their mental models have evolved during the semester. Contains 23 references. (PVD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A