ERIC Number: EJ360275
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
Teaching Thinking and Problem Solving.
Bransford, John; And Others
American Psychologist, v41 n10 p1078-89 Oct 1986
This article focuses on two approaches to teaching reasoning and problem solving. One emphasizes the role of domain-specific knowledge; the other emphasizes general strategic and metacognitive knowledge. Many instructional programs are based on the latter approach. The article concludes that these programs can be strengthened by focusing on domain knowledge. (Author/VM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
IES Cited: ED451383
Note: Special issue on Psychological Science and Education.