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Cognition and Instruction
written by Frederick Reif and Sue Allen
Diagrams of trajectories of two-dimensional motions were shown to five students in introductory physics and five physics faculty.  Analysis of how the two groups interpreted the diagrams enabled the investigators to identify the underlying knowledge and skills required.
Cognition and Instruction: Volume 9, Issue 1, Pages 1-44
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- Cognition
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© 1992 Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.
DOI:
10.1207/s1532690xci0901_1
Keywords:
acceleration, cognition, diagrams, graphical interpretation, motion, plot
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F. Reif and S. Allen, Cog. Instr. 9 (1), 1 (1992), WWW Document, (http://dx.doi.org/10.1207/s1532690xci0901_1).
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F. Reif and S. Allen, Cognition for Interpreting Scientific Concepts: A Study of Acceleration, Cog. Instr. 9 (1), 1 (1992), <http://dx.doi.org/10.1207/s1532690xci0901_1>.
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Reif, F., & Allen, S. (1992). Cognition for Interpreting Scientific Concepts: A Study of Acceleration. Cog. Instr., 9(1), 1-44. Retrieved October 1, 2014, from http://dx.doi.org/10.1207/s1532690xci0901_1
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Reif, Frederick, and Sue Allen. "Cognition for Interpreting Scientific Concepts: A Study of Acceleration." Cog. Instr. 9, no. 1, (1992): 1-44, http://dx.doi.org/10.1207/s1532690xci0901_1 (accessed 1 October 2014).
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Reif, Frederick, and Sue Allen. "Cognition for Interpreting Scientific Concepts: A Study of Acceleration." Cog. Instr. 9.1 (1992): 1-44. 1 Oct. 2014 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1207/s1532690xci0901_1>.
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