Expanding on recent advances in science education, cognitive and social psychology, and sociocultural studies, the paper explores a construct called science learning activation and a theoretical framework that describes the characteristics, function, and impact of this construct. Authors define science learning activation as a set of dispositions, skills, and knowledge that commonly enable success in proximal science learning experiences and are in turn influenced by these successes.

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Dorph, R., Cannady, M. A., & Schunn, C. D. (2016). How science learning activation enables success for youth in science learning experiences. The Electronic Journal for Research in Science & Mathematics Education, 20(8).

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Year: 2016


  • Science Learning
  • Science Learning Activation

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