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ERIC Number: EJ676750
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0305-764X
The Place of Analogies in Science Education.
Heywood, Dave
Cambridge Journal of Education, v32 n2 p233-47 Jun 2002
Finds the role of analogy in learning extensively researched. Argues research should shift focus from determining effectiveness of analogy in cognitive transfer from base to target domains towards recognition of the role of analogy in generating engagement in the learning process. Draws on hermeneutic philosophy to provide a theoretical framework. (BT)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom