ERIC Number: EJ625557
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Using a Metaphor for Learning To Improve Students' Metacognition in the Chemistry Classroom.
Thomas, Gregory P.; McRobbie, Campbell J.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v38 n2 p222-59 Feb 2001
Uses a constructivist framework in conjunction with an interpretive methodology to investigate the effect of an intervention using the metaphor "learning is constructing" on students' metacognition and learning process. Believes that contextual factors are key determinants of students' propensity towards enhancing their metacognition and learning process. (Contains 89 references.) (Author/YDS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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