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Treagust, David; And Others – Research in Science and Technological Education, 1990
Described is a collaborative study between a Year 11 physics teacher and 3 university personnel designed to identify and document the manner in which content knowledge was transmitted in the classroom by the teacher and how this knowledge was acquired by students. The role of the textbook is discussed. (KR)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Concept Formation, Foreign Countries, Learning Strategies
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Rowell, Jack A.; Dawson, Chris J. – Research in Science and Technological Education, 1993
Examines the following hypotheses: (1) a relationship exists between school achievement and success in first year university physics; (2) tertiary success is a function of the motivation and metacognitive strategies of the learners; and (3) a weighted combination of indicators will allow significant discrimination between levels of tertiary…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Research, Higher Education, Metacognition