Professors at Work
Professors at Work
Jul 11, 2021
Are better language metaphors a route to more effective science teaching?
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Education Department Associate Professor and developmental psychologist Tamer Amin is analyzing common language metaphors and diagrams that science teachers use – but which some students may not fully comprehend. He explains how his study of language usage, simulations, and the learning process identify weak spots in science learning today, while also aiming to bring about more effective science teaching.

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