ERIC Number: EJ627036
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Transformative Communication as a Cultural Tool for Guiding Inquiry Science.
Polman, Joseph L.; Pea, Roy D.
Science Education, v85 n3 p223-38 May 2001
Describes the sociocultural theory motivating strategy "transformative communication" as well as a specific dialogue sequence that can be used as a cultural tool for accompanying such interaction. Illustrates the utility of the dialogue sequence in four key episodes within and inquiry-based high school earth science class. (Author/SAH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
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