ERIC Number: EJ646017
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Structural Characteristics of University Engineering Students' Conceptions of Energy.
Liu, Xiufeng; Ebenezer, Jazlin; Fraser, Duncan M.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v39 n5 p423-441 May 2002
Examines structural characteristics of university engineering students' conceptions of energy elicited through paragraph writing and their relations with categories of their conceptions specific to energy in solution processes identified through interviews. Reports that structures of students' conceptions are characterized primarily by characteristic, example-of/type-of, and lead-to types of relations, and these relations correspond with categories of students' conceptions. (Contains 36 references.) (Author/YDS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: South Africa