ERIC Number: ED309036
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Investigations in Science Education. Volume 14, Number 2, 1988.
Blosser, Patricia E., Ed.; Helgeson, Stanley L., Ed.
Investigations in Science Education, v14 n2 1988
Abstracts and abstractors' critiques of 10 published research reports related to curriculum, instruction, problem solving and teacher education are presented. Aspects addressed in the studies include: (1) verbal aptitude and the use of study questions; (2) the treatment of evolution in biology textbooks; (3) descriptions of characteristics of Centers of Excellence; (4) locus of control and computer-assisted instruction; (5) the nature of science as understood by students and teachers; (6) teachers' computer literacy at the elementary level; (7) the effects on chemistry achievement of a problem-solving approach; (8) individual differences and problem-solving; (9) anecdotal versus data summary teaching; and (10) an energy education program for teachers. The responses of two authors to critiques of their work are included. (CW)
Descriptors: Chemistry, College Science, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Problem Solving, Process Education, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Science Instruction, Secondary School Science
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