ERIC Number: EJ635559
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Epistemology, Situated Cognition, and Mental Models: "Like a Bridge over Troubled Water."
Seel, Norbert M.
Instructional Science, v29 n4-5 p403-27 Jul-Sep 2001
Discusses situated cognition as a movement from epistemology, considers the construction of mental models, and describes a study of twelfth graders that investigated the significance of a conceptual model provided at the beginning of the learning process. Results show that mental models are constructed in dependence on the learning situation. (Contains 53 references.) (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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