Helping undergraduates repair faulty mental models in the student laboratory.

  title={Helping undergraduates repair faulty mental models in the student laboratory.},
  author={Harold I. Modell and Joel A. Michael and Trudy Adamson and J. Goldberg and Barbara A Horwitz and David S. Bruce and Marilyn L Hudson and Shirley Whitescarver and Sandra Williams},
  journal={Advances in physiology education},
  volume={23 1},
Over half of the undergraduate students entering physiology hold a misconception concerning how breathing pattern changes when minute ventilation increases. Repair of this misconception was used as a measure to compare the impact of three student laboratory protocols on learning by 696 undergraduate students at 5 institutions. Students were tested for the presence of the misconception before and after performing a laboratory activity in which they measured the effect of exercise on tidal volume… CONTINUE READING

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