Faculty Advisor

Gobert, Janice

Abstract

This paper outlines the development effort and a small pilot study conducted to assess students' understanding of state change in order to: 1) characterize middle school students' inquiry skills, 2) develop an effective set of tutoring prompts for inquiry within a technical environment, and 3) determine the effectiveness of various prompts and scaffolding tasks at improving inquiry skills.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

October 2010

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Social Science and Policy Studies

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