ERIC Number: ED405178
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Measuring Students' Understanding of Science in Its Technological and Social Context. Volume One: Designing a Suitable Instrument.
Crelinsten, Jeffrey; And Others
This document presents the development of an instrument designed to assess student attitudes toward science and technology, and their understanding of certain social issues surrounding science and technology. The document contains two parts. Part 1, the Description of the Project, includes the following sections: (1) "The Project in Brief"; (2) "Background"; (3) "Methodology"; and (4) "Design and Test Procedures." Part 2, A Literature Review on Evaluation and Science, Technology, and Society Issues, includes the following sections: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Defining Science/Technology/Society (STS)"; (3) "Implementing STS in Science Education"; (4) "The Instruments and the Methods Used in Evaluating Science and Technology"; (5) "Issues on Research"; and (6) "Conclusion." The test instrument, exhibits, and samples from Glen Aikenhead's Views on Science Technology and Society are included in the appendices. Part 2 contains a 109-item bibliography. (ZWH)
Descriptors: Educational Research, Foreign Countries, High Schools, Measures (Individuals), Science and Society, Science Education, Social Problems, Student Attitudes
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ontario Dept. of Education, Toronto.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada