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International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 27, No. 1 pp. 49–61
This article profiles an important class of generic cognitive structures, “epistemic games.” These are general patterns of characterization (e.g., verbal description, algebraic notation), explanation (e.g., covering-rule explanation, analogical...
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 22, No. 1 (1994) pp. 1–37
Discussion of how visual analogies aid students' understanding of math and science focuses on new types of representations that use computers. Topics addressed include understanding and cognitive performance; the role of representations in...
Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 7, No. 1 (1998) pp. 133–34
Three articles discuss "The Bell Curve" and its theory that IQ is an inherited trait rather than an acquired skill. Topics include implications for educational designers, IQ tests, cognitive architecture, learning mechanisms, and abstract knowledge...
Paul Howard-Jones; Wayne Holmes; Skevi Demetriou; Carol Jones; Eriko Tanimoto; Owen Morgan; David Perkins; Neil Davies
Learning, Media and Technology Vol. 40, No. 2 (2015) pp. 227–246
Many have warned against a direct "brain scan to lesson plan" approach when attempting to transfer insights from neuroscience to the classroom. Similarly, in the effective design and implementation of learning technology, a judicious...