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ERIC Number: EJ636230
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0256-2928
How Can Historical Understanding Best be Assessed? Use of Prediction Tasks To Assess How Students Understand the Role of Causal Factors that Produce Historical Events.
Alonso-Tapia, Jesus; Villa, Jose Luis
European Journal of Psychology of Education, v14 n3 p339-58 Sep 1999
Examines the viability of using hypothetical problems that need the application of causal models for their solution as a method to assessing understanding in the social sciences. Explains that this method was used to describe how seventh-grade students understand causal factors affecting the "discovery and colonization of America." (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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