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Are better language metaphors a route to more effective science teaching?
Episode 2911th July 2021 • Professors at Work • AUB Communications
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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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