Computational Models of Mental Models of Computational Models of the World
a Wisconsin Ideas in Education Lecture featuring Robert Goldstone
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Wisconsin Idea Room (159), Education Building
When students use computer simulations to learn about system principles, like ideal gas laws, they often misinterpret the underlying rules of the systems. Robert Goldstone will discuss and demonstrate a new model for understanding systems by interacting with them, based on the way human learners discover patterns in natural phenomena.