TITLE

Cooperative Concept Mapping

AUTHOR(S)
Preszler, Ralph
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
Journal of College Science Teaching;May2004, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Evaluates the use of cooperative concept mapping to enhance students' examination performances in science education. Effectiveness of the constructivist approach to teaching; Comparison of student performance with the use of traditional and concept mapping approaches; Creation of sequence design in concept mapping.
ACCESSION #
13201474

 

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