ERIC Number: EJ651206
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Meaningful Learning: The Essential Factor for Conceptual Change in Limited or Inappropriate Propositional Hierarchies Leading to Empowerment of Learners.
Novak, Joseph D.
Science Education, v86 n4 p548-71 Jul 2002
Suggests that the construction and reconstruction of meanings by learners requires that they actively seek to integrate new knowledge with knowledge already in their cognitive structure. Concept mapping has been used effectively to aid meaningful learning with resulting modification of student's knowledge structures. Asserts that new computer tools are available to facilitate teaching activities targeted at modifying Limited or Inappropriate Propositional Hierarchies (LIPH) and aiding meaningful learning in general. (Author/MM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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