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Learning to Solve Problems An Instructional Design Guide

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ISBN-10: 0787964379

ISBN-13: 9780787964375

Edition: 2003

Authors: David H. Jonassen

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This volume based on a solidly grounded, research-based instructional design process covers problem-solving in its own right and offers a strategy based approach.
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Book details

List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/18/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

List of Figures, Tables, and Exhibits
Acknowledgments
Introduction
What Is Problem Solving?
What Are Problems, and How Do They Vary?
Structuredness
Complexity
Dynamicity
Domain (Context) Specificity/Abstractness
What Is Problem Solving, and How Does It Vary?
Story Problems
Troubleshooting Problems
Case and System and Policy Analysis Problems
Summary
Designing Learning Environments to Support Problem Solving
Story Problems
Problem Type and Typology
Worked Examples
Practice Items
Content Instruction
Summary
Troubleshooting Problems
Conceptual Model
Troubleshooter
Case Library
Worked Examples
Practice Items
Case, Systems, or Policy Analysis Problems
Problem Presentation
Problem Representation Tools
Summary
Presenting Problems to Learners
Problem Posing
Anchoring Problems in Macrocontexts
Case-Based Instruction
Components of Case Problems
Case Format
Summary
Tools for Representing Problems by Learners
Representing Semantic Organization
Representing Causal Reasoning
Causal Modeling
Influence Diagrams
Expert Systems
Modeling Dynamic Systems
Summary
Associating Solutions with Problems
Worked Examples: Modeling Performance
Subgoals
Self-Explanations
Using Worked Examples
Case Libraries: Teaching with Stories
Supporting Problem Solving with Stories
Collecting Stories
Cognitive Flexibility Hypertexts: Conveying Complexity
Understanding Sexual Harassment
Freedom of Expression
Medical Diagnosis
Summary
Supporting Solutions
Simulations
Using Microworlds to Simulate Solutions
Building Learning Objects to Simulate Solutions
Building Simulations of Problems
Using Versus Building Simulations
Argumentation
Argumentation Skills
Argumentation Technologies
Summary
Reflecting on Problem-Solving Processes
Peer Instruction and Thinking-Aloud Pair Problem Solving
Peer Instruction
Thinking-Aloud Pair Problem Solving
Teachbacks and Abstracted Replays
Teachbacks
Abstracted Replays
Coding Protocols
Summary
Assessing Problem Solutions and Learning
Assessing Problem-Solving Performance
Constructing Rubrics
Heuristics for Developing an Effective Rubric
Assessing Component Skills
Story Problems
Troubleshooting Problems
Case Analysis Problems
Knowledge Representation Tools
Assessing Argumentation and Justification
Objective Forms of Assessment of Argumentation
Coding Student Arguments
Assessing Student Essays and Problem-Solving Accounts
Summary
References
Index
About the Author
About the Series Editors
About the Advisory Board Members