Memory theorists believe that people encode information in long-term memory in a number of different ways. They also believe that:
Only one of the following is a true statement regarding the nature of knowledge in long- term memory. Which one?
Three of the following teaching strategies may foster students’ acquisition of a theory about phenomena in the natural world. Which strategy is least likely to be effective in fostering students’ theory development?
Which one of the following statements best describes how information is encoded in long-term memory?
For the concept hexagon, “large” can best be classified as:
Which one of the following illustrates conceptual change?
Theorists conceptualize propositions as abstract entities, but usually describe them in terms of words. The sentence, “Susan gives her brother a big kiss,” reflects several propositions that are likely to be stored in long-term memory. Three of the statements below reflect propositions contained within the sentence. Which statement does not reflect a proposition contained within the sentence?
Which one of the following is the best example of an abstract concept rather than a concrete concept?
Which one of the following is the best example of conceptual knowledge?
Which one of the following examples best illustrates the use of a personal theory as a child learns the concept spider?
Which one of the following behaviors would suggest to you that a person has encoded information at least partly as visual imagery?
If you were teaching students a new concept, which strategy would be most effective?
Which one of the following best illustrates a worldview at work?
Which one of the following is the best example of confirmation bias?
Each of the teachers below has students with misconceptions about the material they are studying. Three of the teachers are using strategies that should help their students correct these misconceptions. Which teacher is not using an effective strategy for changing misconceptions?