ERIC Number: ED340577
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
National Association for Research in Science Teaching Annual Conference (64th, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, April 7-10, 1991). Abstracts of Presented Papers.
National Association for Research in Science Teaching.
Abstracts of most of the papers, symposia, discussion groups, round tables, and poster sessions presented at the 64th conference of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) are provided. Subject areas addressed are as follows: teacher knowledge, cognitive development, conceptual change, curriculum issues, reform in science education, scientists and science education, semantic networks, factors influencing learning, equity in science education, science activities, curriculum reform and the research agenda, role of technology, knowledge of prospective teachers, teachers and teacher preparation, reasoning and thinking, science textbooks, historical and philosophical perspectives, concept mapping, teacher beliefs, directions for research in physics education, preservice teachers, instructional technology, teacher beliefs, theoretical bases for research, theory of planned behavior, science laboratory, student assessment, classroom discourse, telecommunication, developing science curricula, problem solving, biology education, writing in science, research topics/methods/priorities, comparative studies, science/technology/society curricula, college science, teacher enhancement, college teaching, concept learning, process skills, professional development of science teachers, content knowledge, implementing activity-based learning, constructivism, research of graduate science education, epistemological theories, student perception and attitude, creative thinking, research methods, conceptions of prospective teachers, concept knowledge representation, and assessing lab skills. (KR)
Descriptors: Beliefs, Cognitive Development, Concept Formation, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Problem Solving, Process Education, Research Methodology, Science Achievement, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Science Instruction, Sex Differences, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Education, Technology, Telecommunications
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association for Research in Science Teaching.