ERIC Number: EJ620216
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Toward a Design Theory of Problem Solving.
Jonassen, David H.
Educational Technology Research and Development, v48 n4 p63-85 2000
Proposes a metatheory of problem solving. Describes differences among problems in terms of their structured ness, domain specificity (abstractness), and complexity; describes individual differences that affect problem solving; and presents a typology of problems, each of which engages different cognitive, affective, and conative process and therefore necessitates different instructional support. (Contains 100 references.) (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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