ERIC Number: EJ251569
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
The Science Teaching Observation Schedule: Is It Quantitative?
Dunkerton, John; Guy, John J.
European Journal of Science Education, v3 n3 p313-16 Jul-Sep 1981
The method used to record intellectual transaction in the Science Teaching Observation Schedule (STOS) is examined in the light of the theory of sampling methods. Concludes that STOS cannot give reliable quantitative data. Questions usefulness of continued analysis of STOS data. (Author/DS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Science Education Research; Science Teaching Observation Schedule