ERIC Number: ED255386
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Investigations in Science Education. Volume 11, Number 1.
Blosser, Patricia E., Ed.; Helgeson, Stanley L., Ed.
Investigations in Science Education, v11 n1 1985
Presented are abstracts and abstractors' analyses of nine studies related to curriculum and instruction. These studies focused on: (1) the status of environmental education in Kansas; (2) attitudes of Israeli students toward two versions of a curriculum titled Agriculture as Environmental Science; (3) interrelationships among teacher intentions, curriculum materials, teaching methodology, and potential outcomes through a qualitative analysis of a teaching episode in biology; (4) the effect of different amounts of structure in instruction on student performance; (5) a review of investigations using the Learning Environment Inventory (LEI) to assess classroom climate; (6) student cognitive level as a predictor of success in high school chemistry; (7) concerns of junior high school teachers who were implementing an Intermediate Science Curriculum Study (ISCS); (8) a self-paced instructional mode for basic chemistry and physics and its effects of college student achievement and attitudes; and (9) student beliefs about heat phenomena. (JN)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Environment, Cognitive Development, College Science, Curriculum Development, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Higher Education, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Science Instruction, Secondary School Science, Student Attitudes
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Publication Type: ERIC Publications; Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center for Science and Mathematics Education.; ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education, Columbus, OH.