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This study aimed to building models to understand the relationships between reasoning resources and content knowledge. We applied Support Vector Machine and linear models to the data including fifth graders' scores in the Cornel Critical Thinking Test and the Iowa Assessments, demographic information, and learning science approach (a student-center...
Language and argument are epistemic tools that learners can use to help them generate and validate knowledge for themselves, as emphasized in NGSS and previous NRC reports. Not all learning environments elicit or support the use of these epistemic tools equally, thus affecting how students grow in competence in relation to their use. The present st...
The purpose of this study is to explain the theoretical perspectives of an argument-based science inquiry approach, also known as The Science Writing Heuristic (SWH), and to represent how oral and written arguments take place using an example of its implementation. In the context of constructing scientific knowledge, we discuss how language is used...
Constructing Theoretical Foundations of Immersive Learning Environments This conceptual study aims to provide theoretical foundations for immersive learning environments. As the importance of science learning is not only about building and organizing scientific knowledge but also needs to consider how to support students’ understandings about usi...
The purpose of this research is to examine growth and interdependency of epistemic tools –language, argument, and dialogic interactions- in two different learning environments (Argument-Based Inquiry [ABI] vs Traditional Inquiry). Epistemic tools may help students to come to know the scientific concepts. NGSS framework reflects this approach to epi...
The purpose of this study to examine how students transfer their language practices from science classrooms to math classroom in terms of writing activities. For this aim, 64 5th grade students, who were familiar with the SWH approach that supports multimodal writing from their science classrooms, participated in the study. The students were provid...