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Cognitive Acceleration

Millar, Susan; Venville, Grady; Oliver, Mary


Cognitive acceleration is a term used to describe an approach to pedagogy and a research tradition in science education that is based on two broad principles: (1) that there is a general intellectual function in children which develops with age and (2) that the development of this general intellectual function is influenced both by the environment and by maturation (Shayer and Adey 2002). Cognitive acceleration pedagogy sought to stimulate and advance students’ general intellectual functioning...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Book chapter
DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-6165-0_442-2


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