Visualization: Theory and Practice in Science Education by John K. Gilbert, Miriam Reiner, Mary Nakhleh

By John K. Gilbert, Miriam Reiner, Mary Nakhleh

Exterior representations (pictures, diagrams, graphs, concrete types) have continually been priceless instruments for the technology instructor. This e-book brings jointly the insights of training scientists, technological know-how schooling researchers, desktop experts, and cognitive scientists, to provide a coherent evaluation. It hyperlinks displays approximately cognitive conception, its implications for technology curriculum layout, and for studying and instructing in school rooms and laboratories.

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Not surprisingly though, not all learning experiences are created equal. , Woolfolk, 2004), but rather that these different experiences may result in different types of mental representations. , words or word pairs). One view based on this work suggests that individuals can mentally represent information in at least two different formats: a visual code and a verbal code. , what the word ‘tiger’ sounds like or the letters in ‘tiger’ look like). A dual-coding view suggests that information can be represented in these formats, depending on a variety of factors.

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