Students ' Perceptions and Designs of Simple Control Systems

  title={Students ' Perceptions and Designs of Simple Control Systems},
  author={David Mioduser and Richard L. Venezky},
This study examines students conceptions and designs of simple control systems. A framework is presented that characterizes the cognitive models generated by the students for simple opening/closing systems in terms of an increasing differentiation of both structural and functional aspects of the systems: from an undifferentiated general input/output model, up to a complete causal model. The students" conceptions, missing conceptions, and misconceptions of the control systems are described and… CONTINUE READING