ERIC Number: ED241302
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Dec-31
Reference Count: N/A
National Association for Research in Science Teaching Annual Conference, Abstracts of Presented Papers (57th, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 28-30, 1984).
Blosser, Patricia E., Ed.; Helgeson, Stanley L., Ed.
Abstracts of most of the papers presented at the 57th Annual Meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) have been collected in this publication. Papers focus on such areas as cognitive structure, development of scientific literacy in secondary schools, science teaching as a career, improving science teaching, factors influencing attitudes toward science, teacher characteristics and student performance, intellectual development, concept learning, factors influencing achievement, test construction, science instruction, learning science in out-of-school settings, changing and assessing teacher attitudes, and research methods. Other papers focus on areas dealing with learning in chemistry, science teaching in higher education, microcomputers in the classroom, science curriculum development, cognitive teacher behavior, applying teacher effectiveness findings to preservice and inservice teacher education, inservice teacher education, science process skills, cognitive development and science achievement, secondary analysis results from the 1981-82 National Assessment in Science, spatial learning, problem solving, attitudes toward science, science learning in the elementary school, science for gifted and talented students, and misunderstanding of science concepts. (JN)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Microcomputers, Process Education, Research Methodology, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Science Instruction, Student Characteristics, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Education
ERIC/SMEAC, The Ohio State University, 1200 Chambers Rd., Room 310, Columbus, OH 43212 ($5.50).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education, Columbus, OH.