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Gorodetsky, Malka; Hoz, Ron – Science Education, 1985
Employs latent partition analysis (a multivariate technique) to reveal pre/postcognitive structure of freshman engineering students (N=70) taking general chemistry. Similarities and dissimilarities among high and low scorers are discussed. Arguments for use of this statistical techniques are presented. (DH)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Cognitive Structures, College Science, Higher Education
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Gorodetsky, Malka; And Others – Science Education, 1986
Describes a hierarchical system of problem-solving strategies employed for the solution of a specific kind of problem about speed. Presents the results of 563 high school students tested with problems relating to distance, speed, and time. Provides a rationale for the methods used. (TW)
Descriptors: Algebra, Cognitive Processes, Learning Strategies, Mathematics Education