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Table 4 Rejection of student’s answer in Rebecca’s lesson (20:07 in recording)

From: Promoting the asking of research questions in a high-school biotechnology inquiry-oriented program

Turn Speaker Utterance
1 Rebecca “You are examining the effect of the independent variable. What do you need to know about the wording [of the question]?”
2 Student “The conditions?”
3 Rebecca “No, I want to know about the dependent variable, how I measure it, what is the preferred method of measuring it.”