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An Investigation of Software Scaffolds Supporting Modeling Practices

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Research in Science Education Volume 32, Number 4, ISSN 0157-244X


Evaluates the scaffold designed as a dynamic modeling software tool called Model-It in terms of its ability to support learners' use of modeling practices. Discusses the continued empirical validation of types and instances of tool scaffolds. (Contains 50 references.) (Author/YDS)


Fretz, E.B., Wu, H.K., Zhang, B., Davis, E.A., Krajcik, J.S. & Soloway, E. (2002). An Investigation of Software Scaffolds Supporting Modeling Practices. Research in Science Education, 32(4), 567. Retrieved November 14, 2019 from .

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