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Categorization and Representation of Physics Problems by Experts and Novices
The representation of physics problems in relation to the organization of physics knowledge is investigated in experts and novices. Expand
Knowing What Students Know: The Science and Design of Educational Assessment
Education is a hot topic. From the stage of presidential debates to tonight's dinner table, it is an issue that most Americans are deeply concerned about. While there are many strategies forExpand
Self-Explonations: How Students Study and Use Examples in Learning to Solve Problems
The present paper analyzes the self-generated explanations (from talk-aloud protocols) that “Good” ond “Poor” students produce while studying worked-out exomples of mechanics problems, and their subsequent reliance on examples during problem solving. Expand
Expertise in Problem Solving.
We show that it is difficult to use protocols of problem solving episodes to illuminate the differences in the knowledge bases of experts and novices to their problem solving success, and that deficiencies in knowledge appear to prevent them from making key inferences necessary for solving problems. Expand
The Nature of Expertise
Contents: M.T.H. Chi, In Memoriam. R. Glaser, M.T.H. Chi, Overview. M.I. Posner, Introduction: What Is It to Be an Expert? Part I:Practical Skills. D.R. Gentner, Expertise in Typewriting. K.A.Expand
Knowing, learning, and instruction : essays in honor of Robert Glaser
Contents. L.B. Resnick, Introduction. W. Kintsch, Learning from Text. I.L. Beck, M.G. McKeown, Expository Text for Young Readers: The Issue of Coherence. G. Leinhardt, Development of an ExpertExpand
A Large-Scale Evaluation of an Intelligent Discovery World: Smithtown
Smithtown is an intelligent tutoring system designed to enhance an individual's scientific inquiry skills and provide an environment for learning principles of basic microeconomics. Expand