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Multiple analogies are better than one- size fits all analogies

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posted on 06.12.2017, 00:00 by Allan HarrisonAllan Harrison
Using multiple analogies to explain complex concepts means that each anology explains only the ideas where it works well, alternative conceptions are reduced, and students can choose the anolgies that best suits their experience and thinking needs.

Funding

Category 1 - Australian Competitive Grants (this includes ARC, NHMRC)

History

Editor

Harrison AG; Coll RK

Parent Title

Using analogies in middle and secondary science classrooms : the FAR guide - an interesting way to teach with analogies

Start Page

46

End Page

65

Number of Pages

20

ISBN-13

9781412913331

Publisher

Corwin Press

Place of Publication

Thousand Oaks, CA

Open Access

No

External Author Affiliations

Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Education; Not affiliated to a Research Institute;

Era Eligible

Yes

Number of Chapters

9

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