ERIC Number: EJ643907
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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How Do Teachers and Textbook Writers Model Scientific Ideas for Students?
Harrison, Allan G.
Research in Science Education, v31 n3 p401-35 2001
Interviews 10 experienced science teachers about their understandings of the analogical models they use to explain science to their students. Investigates the notion that teaching pedagogy is influenced by the textbooks commonly used in class. Textbook analysis shows that chemistry textbooks used the most models and physics textbooks the least with biology in between. (Author/MM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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