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ERIC Number: EJ586724
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0950-0693
Comparison of Student Learning about Diffusion and Osmosis in Constructivist and Traditional Classrooms.
Christianson, Roger G.; Fisher, Kathleen M.
International Journal of Science Education, v21 n6 p687-98 Jul 1999
Reports on the effects of constructivist versus traditional teaching approaches on university students' learning about osmosis and diffusion. Students understood diffusion and osmosis more deeply in the constructivist-informed classroom, which used small discussion groups rather than traditional large lecture groups. Suggests ways to improve student learning in other settings. Contains 22 references. (Author/WRM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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