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How Students Evaluate Evidence

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Randi Zimmerman

on 6 January 2014

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Transcript of How Students Evaluate Evidence

Where We Began
Literature Review

* Chinn & Malhotra (2002)
* Masnick & Klahr (2003)
* Allchin (2011)
* Zimmerman, C. (2007)
Research Questions
Research Questions

* What is the range of students’ responses when they are asked to evaluate evidence quality?
* How sensitive are students to methodological strengths and weaknesses in evidence?
* Specifically, are students able to identify reliable and unreliable methodological processes described in evidence?
Materials and Methods
Context and Participants
Promoting Reasoning and Conceptual Change in Science (PRACCIS)
* Scientific reasoning centered on reasoning seminars.
* Dialogic discourse and epistemic activities explaining models.
* Part of regular curriculum.
* This study in particular: portion of more than 500 seventh grade students, in 20 New Jersey science classrooms, taught by 5 teachers.
* N=38
Use of Chinn, Buckland, Samarapungavan Framework on Reliable Processes
"This component concerns the processes (e.g. cognitive and social processes, inquiry methods) by which knowledge (and other epistemic aims) are achieved."
How Students Evaluate Evidence
Clark A. Chinn, Leah C.C. Hung, and Randi M. Zimmerman
Rutgers Graduate School of Education
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