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Cognitive and instructional processes in history and the social sciences

Author: Mario Carretero; James F Voss
Publisher: Hillsdale, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Emerging as the result of an international conference, this text aims to fill a gap in the study of how people learn and reason in the context of particular subject matter domains, and how  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mario Carretero; James F Voss
ISBN: 0805815643 9780805815641 0805815651 9780805815658
OCLC Number: 31330229
Notes: Papers presented at a conference held Oct. 1992 at the Autonoma University, Madrid, Spain.
Description: x, 455 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Young people's understanding of politics and economics / A. Furnham --
Children's understanding of the concept of the state / A.E. Berti --
Stages in the child's construction of social knowledge / J. Delval --
Dimensions of adolescents' reasoning about political and historical issues : ontological switches, developmental processes, and situated learning / J. Torney-Purta --
Discussion of Chapters 2-5 : cognitive development and representation processes in the understanding of social and historical concepts / J. Linaza --
Learning to reason in history : mindlessness to mindfulness / G. Leinhardt [and others] --
Understanding history for teaching : a study of the historical understanding of prospective teachers / G.W. McDiarmid --
Constructing the learning task in history instruction / O. Halldén --
Controversial issues in history instruction / C.L. Hahn --
Discussion of Chapters 6-9 : what do people consume history for? (If they do). Learning history as a process of knowledge consumption and construction of meaning / A. Rosa --
Outcomes of history instruction : paste-up accounts / I.L. Beck and M.G. McKeown --
How students use texts to learn and reason about historical uncertainty / C.A. Perfetti [and others] --
Contextualized thinking in history / S.S. Wineburg and J. Fournier --
Discussion of Chapters 10-12 : promoting narrative literacy and historical literacy / M.J. Rodrigo --
Struggling with the past : some dynamics of historical representation / J. Wertsch --
(Re- )Constructing history and moral judgment : on relationships between interpretations of the past and perceptions of the present / B. von Borries --
Historical knowledge : cognitive and instructional implications / M. Carretero [and others] --
Historical reasoning as theory-evidence coordination / D. Kuhn, M. Weinstock, and R. Falton --
The collapse of the Soviet Union : a case study in causal reasoning / J.F. Voss [and others] --
Discussion of Chapters 13-17 : the cognitive construction of history / A. Riveère.
Responsibility: edited by Mario Carretero and James F. Voss.
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