ERIC Number: ED257626
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
A Comprehensive Description of Research in Science Education - 1983.
Holliday, William G.; McGuire, Barry L. S.
Presented is an annotated list of 422 science education research reports published during 1983. Provided with each entry is the title, author(s), source, annotation, and (when applicable) educational level. Also provided is the ED number for those items available from the Educational Document Reproduction Service (EDRS). The following types of research reports are included: (1) 116 articles published in the "Journal for Research in Science Teaching"; (2) 56 articles from other journals focusing on science education; (3) 121 papers presented at the 1983 annual meetings of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) and American Educational Research Association (AERA); (4) 107 doctoral dissertations which explored research questions in science education; and (5) 22 reports prepared by such institutions as the National Science Foundation (NSF). Reports appearing in journals outside of science education, reports of local interest, and those not subject to some form of peer review are not included. All entries have also been indexed by author, subject, and category. Categories include: learning and instruction; curriculum; developmental studies; instrument development; science teacher education; foreign contributions to research in science education; and special topics. (JN)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cognitive Development, College Science, Educational Research, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Learning, Literature Reviews, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Science Instruction, Secondary School Science, Teacher Education, Test Construction
SMEAC Information Reference Center (SMEAC/IRC), The Ohio State Univ., 1200 Chambers Rd., 3rd Flr., Columbus, OH 43212 ($6.50).
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Research; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH. Information Reference Center for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education.; National Association for Research in Science Teaching.