2008

Creative Model Construction in Scientists and Students

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ISBN: 978-90-481-3023-8 (Print) 978-1-4020-6712-9 (Online)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxvii

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      Pages 1-16

      Introduction: A “Hidden World” of Nonformal Expert Reasoning

  2. Analogies, Models, and Creative Learning in Experts and Students

    1. Expert Reasoning and Learning via Analogy

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        Pages 21-32

        Major Processes Involved in Spontaneous Analogical Reasoning

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        Pages 33-45

        Methods Experts Use to Generate Analogies

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        Pages 47-56

        Methods Experts Use to Evaluate an Analogy Relation

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        Pages 57-64

        Expert Methods for Developing an Understanding of the Analogous Case and Applying Findings

      Expert Model Construction and Scientific Insight

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        Pages 67-96

        Case Study of Model Construction and Criticism in Expert Reasoning*

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        Pages 97-115

        Creativity and Scientific Insight in the Case Study for S2

      Creative Nonformal Reasoning in Students and Implications for Instruction

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        Pages 119-125

        Spontaneous Analogies Generated by Students Solving Science Problems

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        Pages 127-137

        Case Study of a Student Who Counters and Improves His Own Misconception by Generating a Chain of Analogies

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        Pages 139-155

        Using Analogies and Models in Instruction to Deal with Students' Preconceptions*

  3. Advanced Uses of Imagery and Investigation Methods in Science and Mathematics

    1. Transformations, Imagery, and Simulation in Experts and Students

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        Pages 161-170

        Analogy, Extreme Cases, and Spatial Transformations in Mathematical Problem Solving by Experts

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        Pages 171-204

        Depictive Gestures and Other Case Study Evidence for Use of Imagery by Experts and Students

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        Pages 205-234

        Physical Intuition, Imagistic Simulation, and Implicit Knowledge

      Advanced Uses of Imagery in Analogies, Thought Experiments, and Model Construction

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        Pages 237-275

        The Use of Analogies, Imagery, and Thought Experiments in Both Qualitative and Mathematical Model Construction

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        Pages 277-323

        Thought Experiments and Imagistic Simulation in Plausible Reasoning

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        Pages 325-382

        A Punctuated Evolution Model of Investigation and Model Construction Processes

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        Pages 383-407

        Imagistic Processes in Analogical Reasoning: Transformations and Dual Simulations

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        Pages 409-430

        How Grounding in Runnable Schemas Contributes to Producing Flexible Scientific Models in Experts and Students

      Conclusions

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        Pages 433-455

        Summary of Findings on Plausible Reasoning and Learning in Experts I: Basic Findings

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        Pages 457-506

        Summary of Findings on Plausible Reasoning and Learning in Experts II: Advanced Topics

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 575-601

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