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International Journal of Science Education
written by Ashutosh B. Saxena
Using a paper-and-pencil test consisting of multiple-choice situational questions which also require reasoning for the choices made, common misconceptions in light were identified. It was found that most of the students understand the basic properties of light at a knowledge level but had difficulty applying these concepts in novel situations.
International Journal of Science Education: Volume 13, Issue 3, Pages 283-289
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© 1991 Taylor & Francis Group
DOI:
10.1080/0950069910130306
ISSN Number:
0950-0693
Keywords:
Cognitive Processes, Concept Formation, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Interviews, Light, Misconceptions, Questionnaires, Secondary Education, Thinking Skills
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A. Saxena, Int. J. Sci. Educ. 13 (3), 283 (1991), WWW Document, (http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0950069910130306).
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A. Saxena, The Understanding of the Properties of Light by Students in India, Int. J. Sci. Educ. 13 (3), 283 (1991), <http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0950069910130306>.
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Saxena, A. (1991). The Understanding of the Properties of Light by Students in India. Int. J. Sci. Educ., 13(3), 283-289. Retrieved December 14, 2017, from http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0950069910130306
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Saxena, Ashutosh B.. "The Understanding of the Properties of Light by Students in India." Int. J. Sci. Educ. 13, no. 3, (1991): 283-289, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0950069910130306 (accessed 14 December 2017).
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Saxena, Ashutosh B.. "The Understanding of the Properties of Light by Students in India." Int. J. Sci. Educ. 13.3 (1991): 283-289. 14 Dec. 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0950069910130306>.
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