The study of basic everyday chemical knowledge...
of undergraduate students of non-chemical branches
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The study of basic everyday chemical knowledge... of undergraduate students of non-chemical branches of natural sciences
The study of basic everyday chemical knowledge... of undergraduate students of non-chemical branches of natural sciences

Author(s): Paweł Cieśla, Małgorzata Nodzyńska
Subject(s): Health and medicine and law
Published by: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Uniwersytetu Pedagogicznego w Krakowie
Keywords: scientific knowledge; colloquial knowledge; negative transfer

Summary/Abstract: As colloquial knowledge may have significant impact on understanding and learning newcontent it was decided to investigate how the functioning of chemical concepts in everydaylife and using them without proper defining in the lessons (e.g. during natural science lessons)interferes with the process of their proper functioning in further science education.The research was carried out among students of biology, geography, physics, and pedagogyusing Kahoot tests. The results revealed that colloquial knowledge is much stronger thanscientific one at the examined area and negative transfer took place.

  • Issue Year: VIII/2018
  • Issue No: I
  • Page Range: 128-137
  • Page Count: 10
  • Language: English