ERIC Number: ED365515
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Learning Science in a Changing World. Cross-National Studies of Science Achievement: 1970 to 1984.
Keeves, J. P.
The world of education can be considered a natural laboratory in which different countries are experimenting with different strategies. This report presents the findings of the First and Second International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) Science Studies. The book contains the following chapters: (1) Issues in Science Education; (2) Introducing Science in the Primary School; (3) Science for All in the Middle Secondary School; (4) Graduating from High School; (5) Learning Science; (6) The Science Curriculum; (7) Teachers of Science and Their Influence; and (8) Planning Science Education for the Future. (PR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Concept Formation, Cross Cultural Studies, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Science Achievement, Science Curriculum, Science Instruction, Science Teachers, Science Tests, Summative Evaluation, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Education
IEA International Headquarters, c/o S.V.O., 14 Sweelinckplein, NL-2517 The Hague, The Netherlands.
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement.
Identifiers: First Science Assessment (1970); International Assn Evaluation Educ Achievement; Second International Science Study