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Teaching Science for Understanding A Human Constructivist View (Educational Psychology) by Joseph D. Novak

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Published by Academic Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Natural history & pets,
  • Science,
  • Science: General Issues,
  • Teaching of a specific subject,
  • Study and teaching,
  • Elementary,
  • Elementary School Science And Health,
  • Secondary School Science,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Education,
  • Secondary,
  • Cognitive Psychology,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - Science & Technology,
  • Education / General,
  • Constructivism (Education)

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsJoel J. Mintzes (Editor), James H. Wandersee (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9282872M
ISBN 10012498360X
ISBN 109780124983601

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