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A Method Experts Use To Evaluate the Validity of Models Used as Problem Representations in Science and Mathematics.
Clement, John – 1985
When one encounters a problem that one has no adequate way of representing, a new mental model for the problem may have to be found. When a possible model is found, an important next step is to evaluate the validity of the model. In this document, examples of subjects finding and evaluating mental models used as problem representations are…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Mathematics, College Science, Higher Education