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Title: Conceptual Goals While Using a Simulation: Three Different Sources and Learning Outcomes
Authors: Wallon, Robert C
Lindgren, Robb
Issue Date: Jul-2018
Publisher: International Society of the Learning Sciences, Inc. [ISLS].
Citation: Wallon, R. C. & Lindgren, R. (2018). Conceptual Goals While Using a Simulation: Three Different Sources and Learning Outcomes. In Kay, J. and Luckin, R. (Eds.) Rethinking Learning in the Digital Age: Making the Learning Sciences Count, 13th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) 2018, Volume 3. London, UK: International Society of the Learning Sciences.
Abstract: Although there is a broad research base demonstrating positive science learning outcomes from simulation use, less is known about the learning processes that may mediate these outcomes. This study investigated the source of conceptual goals that students pursued while using a simulation. Using a case study approach, we found that student goals were from three main sources: instructional materials, self, and instructor. Findings suggest that self-selected conceptual goals may result in more stable knowledge.
URI: https://doi.dx.org/10.22318/cscl2018.1697
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