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Graham Center KNOWLEDGE TEST The largest land animal is: Hippopotamus Elephant Whale Horse At Yorktown, Cornwallis was defeated by General: Ulysses S. Grant George Washington Douglas McArthur Andrew Jackson Who was Gen. George C. Marshall? You discover a bat with feathers, that lays eggs. Is it a bird?
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REPRESENTATION OF CONCEPTUAL KNOWLEDGE defining features and how they’re combined (CLASSIC) Specific examples (instances) of the concept or category (EXEMPLAR) Typical, characteristic features and their correlations (PROTOTYPE) “Metaknowledge” about families and hierarchies of concepts, “theories” about concepts (SCHEMA) What kind of information is behind concepts and schemas?
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CLASSIFYING PHYSICS PROBLEMS BY EXPERTS AND NOVICES (Chi, 1981) Novices group by superficial aspects “these deal with blocks on an inclined plane inclined plane problems, coefficient of friction” “blocks on inclined planes with angles” Experts group by underlying principles conservation of Energy problems” work-energy Theorem. Straigthforward (!).” “..Can be done from energy considerations .”
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LEARNING CONCEPTS BY TESTING HYPOTHESES (Bruner, 1956) positive instance negative instance What’s the concept rule? An active, deliberate form of learning
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course EXP 3604 taught by Professor Fasig during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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