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Developing and Refining Mental Models in Open-Ended Learning Environments: A Case Study
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Educational Technology Research and Development Volume 49, Number 4, ISSN 1042-1629

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This qualitative case study focused on the nature of science learning through open-ended problem solving with eighth graders. Discusses results of interviews and observation that suggested students only partially derived accurate mental models, and makes recommendations for improving student understanding in open-ended environments. (Contains 95 references). (Author/LRW)

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Oliver, K. & Hannafin, M. (2001). Developing and Refining Mental Models in Open-Ended Learning Environments: A Case Study. Educational Technology Research and Development, 49(4), 5-32. Retrieved January 22, 2020 from .

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