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Journal of College Science Teaching
Student misconceptions of an electric circuit: What do they mean?
written by Norman H. Fredette and John J. Clement
Discusses a common misconception in the area of electric circuits at the level of introductory college physics. The data, collected from clinical interviews, shed light on the cognitive sources of misconception. Also discusses some implications for laboratory approaches used in science courses.
Journal of College Science Teaching: Volume 10, Issue 5, Pages 280-285
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© 1981 Journal of College Science Teaching
Keywords:
Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Style, College Science, Concept Formation, Electric Circuits, Engineering Education, Higher Education, Interviews, Physics, Science Education
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N. Fredette and J. Clement, J. Coll. Sci. Teaching 10 (5), 280 (1981), WWW Document, (https://www.compadre.org/portal/services/detail.cfm?ID=2263).
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N. Fredette and J. Clement, Student misconceptions of an electric circuit: What do they mean?, J. Coll. Sci. Teaching 10 (5), 280 (1981), <https://www.compadre.org/portal/services/detail.cfm?ID=2263>.
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Fredette, N., & Clement, J. (1981, January 1). Student misconceptions of an electric circuit: What do they mean?. J. Coll. Sci. Teaching, 10(5), 280-285. Retrieved December 18, 2017, from https://www.compadre.org/portal/services/detail.cfm?ID=2263
Chicago Format
Fredette, Norman H., and John Clement. "Student misconceptions of an electric circuit: What do they mean?." J. Coll. Sci. Teaching. 10, no. 5, (January 1, 1981): 280-285, https://www.compadre.org/portal/services/detail.cfm?ID=2263 (accessed 18 December 2017).
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Fredette, Norman H., and John Clement. "Student misconceptions of an electric circuit: What do they mean?." J. Coll. Sci. Teaching 10.5 (1981): 280-285. 18 Dec. 2017 <https://www.compadre.org/portal/services/detail.cfm?ID=2263>.
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