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ERIC Number: EJ616829
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0737-0008
Sixth-Grade Students' Epistemologies of Science: The Impact of School Science Experiences on Epistemological Development.
Smith, Carol L.; Maclin, Deborah; Houghton, Carolyn; Hennessey, M. Gertrude
Cognition and Instruction, v18 n3 p349-422 2000
Assessed the impact of elementary science experiences on the development of sixth-graders' epistemological views. Found that, compared to students in a traditional science classroom, those in a constructivist classroom developed an epistemological stance toward science that focused on the central role of ideas in the knowledge acquisition process. (JPB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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