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written by Valerie K. Otero and Mitchell Nathan
Pre-service teachers often enter the teaching profession with pre-conceptions about teaching and learning science that are not consistent with contemporary learning theory. To build on this knowledge, we need to identify the beliefs and knowledge that pre-service teachers have about science teaching. In this exploratory study, we investigated pre-service teachers' pre-instructional conceptions of students' prior knowledge. Results indicate that our pre-service teachers held a limited number of conceptions about prior knowledge including a blank slate model of learning
Physics Education Research Conference 2003
Part of the PER Conference series
Madison, WI: August 6-7, 2003
Volume 720, Pages 141-144
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Education - Applied Research
- Teacher Preparation
Education - Basic Research
- Sample Population
= Instructor: Pre-service
- Teacher Characteristics
General Physics
- Physics Education Research
- Lower Undergraduate
- Informal Education
- Reference Material
= Research study
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DOI:
10.1063/1.1807274
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01.40.Ej
Keywords:
PERC 2003, classical mechanics, educational aids, human factors, teacher training
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Metadata instance created July 13, 2005 by Lyle Barbato
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V. Otero and M. Nathan, presented at the Physics Education Research Conference 2003, Madison, WI, 2003, WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=2567&DocID=3413).
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V. Otero and M. Nathan, "After I gave students their prior knowledge" Pre-service teachers' conceptions of student prior knowledge presented at the Physics Education Research Conference 2003, Madison, WI, 2003, <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=2567&DocID=3413>.
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Otero, V., & Nathan, M. (2003, August 6-7). "After I gave students their prior knowledge" Pre-service teachers' conceptions of student prior knowledge. Paper presented at Physics Education Research Conference 2003, Madison, WI. Retrieved July 31, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=2567&DocID=3413
Chicago Format
Otero, Valerie, and Mitchell Nathan. ""After I gave students their prior knowledge" Pre-service teachers' conceptions of student prior knowledge." Paper presented at the Physics Education Research Conference 2003, Madison, WI, August 6-7, 2003. http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=2567&DocID=3413 (accessed 31 July 2014).
MLA Format
Otero, Valerie, and Mitchell Nathan. ""After I gave students their prior knowledge" Pre-service teachers' conceptions of student prior knowledge." Physics Education Research Conference 2003. Madison, WI: 2003. 141-144 Vol. 720 of PER Conference. 31 July 2014 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=2567&DocID=3413>.
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