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ERIC Number: EJ638168
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0950-0693
Analysis of Students' Processes of Confirmation and Falsification of Their Prior Ideas about Electrostatics.
Park, Jongwon; Kim, Ikgyun; Kim, Myunghwan; Lee, Moo
International Journal of Science Education, v23 n12 p1219-36 Dec 2001
Identifies middle school and college students' prior ideas about electrostatic induction. Presented students with observational evidence that supported or refuted their own prior ideas in an interview format. Concludes that the Lakatosian rather than the Popperian view is more acceptable in understanding students' responses to conflicting evidence. (Contains 31 references.) (DDR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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