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ERIC Number: EJ639609
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1042-1629
Developing and Refining Mental Models in Open-Ended Learning Environments: A Case Study.
Oliver, Kevin; Hannafin, Michael
Educational Technology Research and Development, v49 n4 p5-32 2001
This qualitative case study focused on the nature of science learning through open-ended problem solving with eighth graders. Discusses results of interviews and observation that suggested students only partially derived accurate mental models, and makes recommendations for improving student understanding in open-ended environments. (Contains 95 references). (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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