ERIC Number: EJ608734
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Teaching Scientific Thinking Skills: Students and Computers Coaching Each Other.
Reif, Frederick; Scott, Lisa A.
American Journal of Physics, v67 n9 p819-31 Sep 1999
Discusses the development and use of Personal Assistants for Learning (PALs) computer tutorials for teaching applications of Newton's Laws. Finds that the tutorials were nearly as effective as individual tutoring by expert teachers and considerably more effective than the instruction provided in a well-taught physics class. (Contains over 30 references.) (Author/WRM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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