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A theory-informed framework for designing software to support reasoning about causation in history

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We describe a framework for the design of a software tool to support reasoning about the causes of historical events by pupils aged 11-14 as they construct and manipulate diagrammatic representations of those events. Our approach demonstrates that applying relevant theories of teaching and learning can bring order to data collected from the field, and thereby provide a cohesive foundation for detailed software design. Determining the optimal way in which the computer might foster pupils' caus...

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Publisher:
Elsevier Ltd
Journal:
COMPUTERS and EDUCATION
Volume:
38
Issue:
1-3
Pages:
165-185
Publication date:
2002-01-01
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ISSN:
0360-1315
URN:
uuid:c481967e-7fdf-42b5-8fce-1989d6bf18a3
Source identifiers:
369643
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pubs:369643

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