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International Journal of Science Education
written by Cedric J. Linder
This report discusses university physics students' conceptualizations of the factors affecting the speed of sound propagation. The data source consists of a set of detailed explanations which Canadian and South African physics graduates provided during the course of clinical-like interviews dealing with their understanding of sound. The analysis of the students' explanations was set in the phenomenographic tradition: their categorization led to the characterization of three qualitatively different conceptualizations. The conceptualizations are illustrated with dialogue excerpts taken from the student interviews. Implications for physics teaching are discussed.
International Journal of Science Education: Volume 15, Issue 6, Pages 655-662
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© 1993 Taylor & Francis Group
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10.1080/0950069930150603
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0950-0693
Keywords:
concepts, conceptualizations , phenomenographic tradition, sound propagation, student interviews
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C. Linder, Int. J. Sci. Educ. 15 (6), 655 (1993), WWW Document, (https://doi.org/10.1080/0950069930150603).
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C. Linder, University Physics Students' Conceptualizations of Factors Affecting the Speed of Sound Propagation, Int. J. Sci. Educ. 15 (6), 655 (1993), <https://doi.org/10.1080/0950069930150603>.
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Linder, C. (1993). University Physics Students' Conceptualizations of Factors Affecting the Speed of Sound Propagation. Int. J. Sci. Educ., 15(6), 655-662. Retrieved November 28, 2021, from https://doi.org/10.1080/0950069930150603
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Linder, Cedric J.. "University Physics Students' Conceptualizations of Factors Affecting the Speed of Sound Propagation." Int. J. Sci. Educ. 15, no. 6, (1993): 655-662, https://doi.org/10.1080/0950069930150603 (accessed 28 November 2021).
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Linder, Cedric J.. "University Physics Students' Conceptualizations of Factors Affecting the Speed of Sound Propagation." Int. J. Sci. Educ. 15.6 (1993): 655-662. 28 Nov. 2021 <https://doi.org/10.1080/0950069930150603>.
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