More than misconceptions: Multiple perspectives on student knowledge and reasoning, and an appropriate role for education research.

Hammer, David (David M.)
1996

This article analyzes an excerpt of a discussion from a high school physics class from several different perspectives on students' knowledge and reasoning, illustrating a range in what an instructor might perceive in students' work and take as tasks for instruction. It suggests a view of current education research as providing perspectives to expand, refine, and support instructors' perceptions an... read more

Subjects
Physics--Study and teaching (Secondary)
Reasoning--Study and teaching (Secondary)
High school teaching.
Effective teaching.
Communication in education.
Discussion.
Reasoning in children.
Tufts University. Department of Physics and Astronomy.
Tufts University. Department of Education.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/008946
Original publication
Hammer, David. "More than misconceptions: Multiple perspectives on student knowledge and reasoning, and an appropriate role for education research." American Journal of Physics 64, 1316 (1996). http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.18376.
ID: tufts:16619
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