ABSTRACT

First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

chapter 1|8 pages

Introduction: Modelling and Education

part |2 pages

Part 1: The Nature of Modelling

chapter 2|5 pages

Overview: The Nature of Modelling

chapter 3|11 pages

Models: Their Makers, Uses and Problems

chapter 4|6 pages

From Mental Models to Modelling

chapter 5|6 pages

Computational Issues in Modelling

part |2 pages

Part 3: Common sense Reasoning about Quantities

chapter 14|11 pages

Causality and Common sense Reasoning

chapter 15|15 pages

Reasoning with a Semi-quantitative Tool

part |2 pages

Part 4: Thinking with Objects, Links and Logic

chapter 16|8 pages

An Introduction to Qualitative Modelling

chapter 18|9 pages

Learning by Building Expert System Models

chapter 19|10 pages

Creating Worlds from Objects and Events

part |2 pages

Part 5: Implementing Modelling in the Curriculum