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ERIC Number: EJ626778
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0020-4277
Conceptual Knowledge in Talk and Text: What Does It Take To Understand a Science Question?
Schoultz, Jan; Saljo, Roger; Wyndhamn, Jan
Instructional Science, v29 n3 p213-36 May 2001
Discusses conceptual knowledge and communication, focusing on differences between talk and text. Describes a study of Swedish seventh graders that compared knowledge and achievement in problems from the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), and concludes that it is doubtful if the items test knowledge of science concepts to any significant extent. (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Sweden
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study