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ERIC Number: ED177017
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Oct
Pages: 108
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Attitudes Toward Science: A Summary of Results from the 1976-77 National Assessment of Science.
Ward, Barbara
Reported are the findings from the 1976-77 assessment of attitudes toward science conducted by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). Data were collected from four groups: 9-year-olds, 13-year-olds, 17-year-olds, and young adults. This contains a one-page summation of the highlights of the results, an introductory chapter describing the methodology of the study, and five additional chapters. These are entitled: (1) Personal Experiences with Science; (2) Science and Society; (3) Awareness of the Methods, Assumptions and Values of Science; (4) A Comparison of Results on Attitudinal and Cognitive Science Items; and (5) Implications and Perspectives. A bibliography and numerous tables and exhibits are included. (PB) Primary type of information provided by report: Results (Selective).
National Assessment of Educational Progress, 1860 Lincoln Street, Suite 700, Denver, Colorado 80295 ($6.55)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO. National Assessment of Educational Progress.
Identifiers: National Assessment of Educational Progress
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