ERIC Number: EJ627123
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Relationships among Informal Learning Environments, Teaching Procedures and Scientific Reasoning Ability.
Gerber, Brian L.; Cavallo, Anne M. L.; Marek, Edmund A.
International Journal of Science Education, v23 n5 p535-49 May 2001
Aims to acquire better understanding of how informal learning experiences may interface with classroom science instruction by investigating one aspect of science learning, that of scientific reasoning ability. Investigates possible differences in students' scientific reasoning abilities relative to their informal learning environments, classroom teaching experiences, and those interactions. Suggests putting increased emphasis on informal and inquiry-based learning experiences. (Contains 40 references.) (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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