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ERIC Number: EJ549604
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0885-2014
Knowledge in Transition: Adults' Developing Understanding of a Principle of Physical Causality.
Perry, Michelle; Elder, Anastasia Danos
Cognitive Development, v12 n1 p131-57 Jan-Mar 1997
Examined precursors of knowledge change in college students' developing understanding of gear movement. Found that only some participants changed their problem-solving approach after instruction. Results suggest that having multiple approaches available and using instructional information to build on not-well-developed conceptions may contribute to understanding knowledge change for adults with respect to their developing understanding of physical causality. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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