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Multidimensional Scaling Analysis of the Proximity of Photosynthesis Concepts In Korean Students
- Kim, Youngshin (Kyungpook National University) ;
- Jeong, Jae-Hoon (Dalsung Primary School) ;
- Lim, Soo-Min (Kyungpook National University)
- Received : 2013.03.09
- Accepted : 2013.04.14
- Published : 2013.05.31
Multidimensional scaling can be used to identify relationships among concepts, revealing the structure of the cognitive framework by measuring distances within perceptual maps. The current study sought to examine the relationships among concepts related to photosynthesis in 2,844
multidimensional scaling (MDS);proximity;photosynthesis;location of photosynthesis;products of photosynthesis;reactants of photosynthesis;environmental factors
Supported by : National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF)
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