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What cognitive science says about how students learn
Author(s): Timothy F. Slater

Paper Abstract

Over the last two decades, there has been substantial effort by scientists on understanding how students learn science. Systematic research shows that effective instruction builds specifically on students' prior knowledge and provides multiple opportunities for meaningful feedback in novel settings.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 October 2003
PDF: 1 pages
Proc. SPIE 9663, Eighth International Topical Meeting on Education and Training in Optics and Photonics, 96631R (6 October 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.2208474
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Timothy F. Slater, Univ. of Arizona (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9663:
Eighth International Topical Meeting on Education and Training in Optics and Photonics
Barry L. Shoop; Grover Swartzlander Jr., Editor(s)

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