Short Paper at SITE

Year: 2004

Synopsis: This paper was a review of conceptual change literature designed to iterate the importance of addressing conceptual change in instruction. It explained possible causes of misconceptions, characteristics of misconceptions, the conditions that bring about conceptual change, and instructional strategies facilitating conceptual change that incorporate WebQuests and Inspiration, an educational software designed for the creation of concept maps.

Target Audience: K-12 Teachers

Responsibility:

  • Co-author and presenter at the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (SITE) 2004, Atlanta, GA.

Reference:

Jackson, K., Porter, B. & Kanjanapongpaisal, P. (2004). Creating Conceptual Change Using Web Quests and Inspiration. In R. Ferdig et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (pp. 4667-4671). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.