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Toward a Design Theory of Problem Solving
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Educational Technology Research and Development Volume 48, Number 4, ISSN 1042-1629

Abstract

Proposes a metatheory of problem solving. Describes differences among problems in terms of their structured ness, domain specificity (abstractness), and complexity; describes individual differences that affect problem solving; and presents a typology of problems, each of which engages different cognitive, affective, and conative process and therefore necessitates different instructional support. (Contains 100 references.) (Author/LRW)

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Jonassen, D.H. (2000). Toward a Design Theory of Problem Solving. Educational Technology Research and Development, 48(4), 63-85. Retrieved June 16, 2019 from .

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