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ERIC Number: EJ620504
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0950-0693
Using Simulations in the Middle School: Does Assertiveness of Dyad Partners Influence Conceptual Change?
Windschitl, Mark
International Journal of Science Education, v23 n1 p17-32 Jan 2001
Examines how academic assertiveness in junior high school students was related to conceptual change and the degree to which their assertiveness affected conceptual change in the partners paired with them for a series of activities using a simulation of the human cardiovascular system. Indicates that the assertiveness ratings of the individuals' partners was a significant negative predictor of the individuals' conceptual change scores. (Contains 46 references.) (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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