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ERIC Number: EJ586677
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0157-244X
Catalysing Student Autonomy through Action Research in a Problem Centered Learning Environment.
Butler, Susan
Research in Science Education, v29 n1 p127-40 1999
Describes action research on the efficacy of problem-based learning using a hermeneutic dialectic methodology. Focuses on the emergence of students' critical-thinking skills, the relevance of science concepts taught, the interdisciplinary nature of the problems addressed, and the changing roles of the teacher and students. Reports that the course design allowed for significant development of student autonomy. Contains 21 references. (Author/WRM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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