Model Based Learning and Instruction in Science

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-6493-7 (Print) 978-1-4020-6494-4 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-9

  2. Basic Concepts and Background for Model Based Learning

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 11-11

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      Pages 11-22

      Student/Teacher Co-construction of Visualizable Models in Large Group Discussion

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      Pages 23-43

      An Instructional Model Derived from Model Construction and Criticism Theory

  3. Introduction to Model Based Teaching Strategies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 45-45

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      Pages 45-58

      Determining Target Models and Effective Learning Pathways for Developing Understanding of Biological Topics

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      Pages 59-78

      Co-construction and Model Evolution in Chemistry

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      Pages 79-102

      Target Model Sequence and Critical Learning Pathway for an Electricity Curriculum Based on Model Evolution

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      Pages 103-116

      Case Study of Model Evolution in Electricity: Learning from Both Observations and Analogies

  4. Qualitative Research on Specific Strategies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 117-117

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      Pages 117-138

      A Competition Strategy and Other Modes for Developing Mental Models in Large Group Discussion

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      Pages 139-150

      What If Scenarios For Testing Student Models in Chemistry

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      Pages 151-171

      Applying Modeling Theory to Curriculum Development: From Electric Circuits to Electromagnetic Fields

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      Pages 173-193

      Developing Complex Mental Models in Biology Through Model Evolution

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      Pages 195-213

      Role of Discrepant Questioning Leading to Model Element Modification

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      Pages 215-231

      Using Analogies in Science Teaching and Curriculum Design: Some Guidelines

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      Pages 233-253

      Model Based Reasoning Among Inner City Middle School Students

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      Pages 255-272

      Six Levels of Organization for Curriculum Design and Teaching

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 209-228