ERIC Number: EJ545340
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
An Interactive Classroom Demonstration of Propositional and Analogical Representation.
Kruschke, John K.
Teaching of Psychology, v23 n3 p162-65 Oct 1996
Describes a classroom exercise that uses a computer simulation to give students a rat's-eye view of a maze. The students call out instructions for navigating the maze. A follow-up presentation examines two theories of learning that explain why the students' are successful in their second navigating attempt. (MJP)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Restructuring, Comprehension, Computer Simulation, Computer Uses in Education, Higher Education, Learning Theories, Memorization, Metacognition, Perception, Psychology, Recall (Psychology), Retention (Psychology), Spatial Ability, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A