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ERIC Number: ED020124
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 1
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THE NATURE AND EXTENT OF LABORATORY INSTRUCTION IN SELECTED MODERN HIGH SCHOOL BIOLOGY CLASSES.
BARNES, LEHMAN WILDER, JR.
ANALYZED WAS THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE DEGREE TO WHICH LABORATORY ACTIVITIES CONFORMED TO LABORATORY ACTIVITIES RECOMMENDED BY BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES CURRICULUM STUDY (BSCS) AND THREE SPECIFIC VARIABLES WHICH WERE (1) AVAILABLE LABORATORY FACILITIES, (2) ACCEPTANCE OF BSCS OBJECTIVES, AND (3) CLASS GAIN IN THE UNDERSTANDING OF SCIENCE. DATA WERE PROVIDED BY (1) THE BIOLOGY LABORATORY ACTIVITY CHECKLIST, (2) THE BSCS BIOLOGY LABORATORY FACILITIES CHECKLIST, (3) AN ATTITUDE INVENTORY, AND (4) THE PROCESSES OF SCIENCE TEST. INDICATED WERE THAT (1) THERE WAS A SIGNIFICANT DIFFERENCE AMONG THREE EXPERIMENTAL GROUPS IN THE DEGREE OF CONFORMITY OF LABORATORY ACTIVITIES TO THOSE LABORATORY ACTIVITIES RECOMMENDED BY BSCS, (2) THERE WAS A SIGNIFICANT POSITIVE CORRELATION BETWEEN THE DEGREE TO WHICH LABORATORY ACTIVITIES CONFORMED TO LABORATORY ACTIVITIES RECOMMENDED BY BSCS AND THE LABORATORY FACILITIES AVAILABLE, (3) THERE WAS A SIGNIFICANT POSITIVE CORRELATION BETWEEN THE DEGREE TO WHICH LABORATORY ACTIVITIES CONFORMED TO LABORATORY ACTIVITIES RECOMMENDED BY BSCS AND THE DEGREE TO WHICH THERE WAS TEACHER ACCEPTANCE OF BSCS OBJECTIVES, AND (4) THERE WAS A POSITIVE CORRELATION BETWEEN THE DEGREE TO WHICH LABORATORY ACTIVITIES CONFORMED TO LABORATORY ACTIVITIES RECOMMENDED BY BSCS AND THE CLASS GAIN IN UNDERSTANDING SCIENCE. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE AS ORDER NUMBER 67-3247 FOR $3.00 ON MICROFILM, $5.00 XEROGRAPHY, FROM UNIVERSITY MICROFILMS, 300 NORTH ZEEB ROAD, ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN 48103. (DS)
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Authoring Institution: Texas Univ., Austin.
Identifiers: BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES CURRICULUM STUDY; PROCESSES OF SCIENCE TEST