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Difference to Inference: Using Deductive and Inductive Logic to make Inferences

Difference to Inference: Using Deductive and Inductive Logic to make Inferences

Difference to Inference is an online JAVA program simulating theory testing and falsification through research design and data collection in a game format. The program, based on cognitive and epistemological principles, is designed to support the learning of thinking skills underlying deductive and inductive logic and statistical reasoning. Students must strategically plan a series of studies and then use the data from those studies to eliminate competing theories. Difference to Inference has database connectivity so that game scores can be counted as part of course grades. No other assignments are necessary. Difference to Inference is supported by an online tutorial for its use and by an online course lecture explaining the principles of scientific methodology behind its play. A companion... Show More
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Teacher Education Editorial Board
17 years ago
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