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Other

Description:

Describes a teaching model aimed at promoting conceptual change concerning heat and temperature. The model is used with teachers (n=2) and students (n=92) to explore its use as a professional development tool as well as a teaching strategy. Results indicate that the teaching model is effective in changing students' ideas and the approach resulted in better learning conditions and outcomes.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9

Keywords:

NSDL,Education Foundations,Interviews,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003065630863T,Secondary Education,Thermodynamics,Misconceptions,Physics Education Research,General Physics,Graduate/Professional,Alternative Conceptions,Science Instruction,Concept Formation,Higher Education,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Questionnaires,Physics,Educational Research,Education Practices,Teaching Models,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Education,Professional Development

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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