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American Journal of Physics
written by David Maloney
Presents data on reasoning abilities of science and non-science majors at one private, liberal arts university. Indicates that most students taking physics are formal operational or into transition to formal reasoning and that six concrete operational students dropped the course.
American Journal of Physics: Volume 49, Issue 8, Pages 784-786
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Education - Basic Research
- Cognition
- Student Characteristics
= Ability
General Physics
- Physics Education Research
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© 1981 American Journal of Physics
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DOI:
10.1119/1.12676
Keywords:
Abstract Reasoning, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Measurement, Cognitive Processes, College Science, College Students, Higher Education, Lawson Test of Formal Reasoning, Minority Groups, National Science Foundation, Nonmajors, Physics, Science Education, Science Education Research
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Metadata instance created July 13, 2005 by Lyle Barbato
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September 27, 2007 by Rebecca Barbato
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August 1, 1981
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D. Maloney, Am. J. Phys. 49 (8), 784 (1981), WWW Document, (http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.12676).
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D. Maloney, Comparative reasoning abilities of college students Am. J. Phys. 49 (8), 784 (1981), <http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.12676>.
APA Format
Maloney, D. (1981, August 1). Comparative reasoning abilities of college students. Am. J. Phys., 49(8), 784-786. Retrieved September 2, 2014, from http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.12676
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Maloney, David. "Comparative reasoning abilities of college students." Am. J. Phys. 49, no. 8, (August 1, 1981): 784-786, http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.12676 (accessed 2 September 2014).
MLA Format
Maloney, David. "Comparative reasoning abilities of college students." Am. J. Phys. 49.8 (1981): 784-786. 2 Sep. 2014 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.12676>.
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