ERIC Number: EJ623977
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Knowing What Counts as Understanding in Different Disciplines: Some 10-year-old Children's Conceptions.
Newton, Douglas P.; Newton, Lynn D.
Educational Studies, v25 n1 p35-54 Mar 1999
Examines aspects of 10-year-old children's conceptions of understanding. Analyzes to what extent they (1) recognize understanding as a cohesive whole, (2) know when a descriptive understanding versus a causal understanding is expected, and (3) can distinguish between the types of causal understanding in science and history. Includes references and an appendix. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)