Informal Reasoning and Education
James F. Voss, David N. Perkins, Judith W. Segal
Routledge, Nov 12, 2012 - Education - 520 pages
Based on extensive reasoning acquisition research, this volume provides theoretical and empirical considerations of the reasoning that occurs during the course of everyday personal and professional activities. Of particular interest is the text's focus on the question of how such reasoning takes place during school activities and how students acquire reasoning skills.
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