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Cognition and Instruction
written by James D. Slotta, Michelene T. H. Chi, and Elena Joram
A comparison of the physics concepts explanations of ninth graders and of physics graduates and graduate students found that physics novices were strongly inclined to conceptualize physics concepts as material substances, whereas experts' protocols revealed distinctly nonmaterialistic representations.
Cognition and Instruction: Volume 13, Issue 3, Pages 373-400
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© 1995 Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.
DOI:
10.1207/s1532690xci1303_2
Keywords:
Scientific Concepts, Student Attitudes, Thinking Skills, conceptualization, expert-novice
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J. Slotta, M. Chi, and E. Joram, Cog. Instr. 13 (3), 373 (1995), WWW Document, (http://www.public.asu.edu/~mtchi/papers/SlottaChiJoram.pdf).
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J. Slotta, M. Chi, and E. Joram, Assessing Students' Misclassifications of Physics Concepts: An Ontological Basis for Conceptual Change, Cog. Instr. 13 (3), 373 (1995), <http://www.public.asu.edu/~mtchi/papers/SlottaChiJoram.pdf>.
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Slotta, J., Chi, M., & Joram, E. (1995). Assessing Students' Misclassifications of Physics Concepts: An Ontological Basis for Conceptual Change. Cog. Instr., 13(3), 373-400. Retrieved November 28, 2014, from http://www.public.asu.edu/~mtchi/papers/SlottaChiJoram.pdf
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Slotta, J, M. Chi, and E. Joram. "Assessing Students' Misclassifications of Physics Concepts: An Ontological Basis for Conceptual Change." Cog. Instr. 13, no. 3, (1995): 373-400, http://www.public.asu.edu/~mtchi/papers/SlottaChiJoram.pdf (accessed 28 November 2014).
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Slotta, James D., Michelene T. H. Chi, and Elena Joram. "Assessing Students' Misclassifications of Physics Concepts: An Ontological Basis for Conceptual Change." Cog. Instr. 13.3 (1995): 373-400. 28 Nov. 2014 <http://www.public.asu.edu/~mtchi/papers/SlottaChiJoram.pdf>.
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