ERIC Number: EJ613708
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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An Investigation of the Knowledge Structures of Experts, Intermediates and Novices in Physics.
Snyder, Jennifer L.
International Journal of Science Education, v22 n9 p979-92 Sep 2000
Suggests that models and theories in physics exist for a particular phenomenon, and that these models could be organized to explain the entire physics domain. Describes the knowledge structures of experts, intermediates, and novices and compares the proportions of theory and model-based categories created by the subjects. Investigates the hierarchical structure of models proposed by Giere. (Contains 35 references.) (Author/YDS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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