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ERIC Number: EJ563353
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0256-2928
Task-dependent Construction of Mental Models as a Basis for Conceptual Change.
Schnotz, Wolfgang; Preuss, Achim
European Journal of Psychology of Education, v12 n2 p185-211 Jun 1997
Describes a theoretical framework for the analysis of conceptual change that considers conceptual knowledge as a generative cognitive tool for the creation of more specific mental representations. Argues that a task-oriented interaction between propositional structures and mental models can help learners evaluate the consistency of their conceptual knowledge. (MJP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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