Research Methodologies in Science Education: Mental Models and Cognition in Education
Julie C. Libarkin, Meredith Beilfuss, Josepha P. Kurdziel January 2003 Journal of Geoscience Education v51 n1 p121-126

This article in the Journal of Geoscience Education identifies and discusses four types of cognitive models: naïve, unstable, and conceptual mental models, and conceptual frameworks. The author includes illustrations to show these different types of cognitive models.


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Subject: Education:Assessment
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Research Results, Journal Article
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)
Topics: Education:Assessment:Other Assessment Type, Education:Assessment