ERIC Number: ED170176
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Investigations in Science Education, Vol. 5, No. 4, 1979. [Expanded Abstracts and Critical Analyses of Recent Research].
Blosser, Patricia E., Ed.; Steiner, Robert L., Ed.
Issue four of the fifth volume of "Investigations in Science Education" contains six reports of research articles related to instruction and four individual studies. The individual studies concern correlates of choice for educational opportunities for high school students, the use of a structured interview technique to assess children's concepts, preservice students' perceptions of the credibility of their science methods course instructors, and factors influencing student achievement in high school biology. Each abstract, written by a science educator, includes bibliographical data, research design and procedure, purpose, research rationale, and the abstractor's analysis of the research. (PB)
Descriptors: Achievement, Concept Formation, Educational Research, Instruction, Preservice Teacher Education, Research, Research Methodology, Science Course Improvement Projects, Science Education, Scientific Enterprise
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center for Science and Mathematics Education.