ERIC Number: ED405179
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Measuring Students' Understanding of Science in Its Technological and Social Context. Volume Two: Validating the Instrument.
Crelinsten, Jeffrey; And Others
This document contains the instrument used, results gathered, and discussions of the instrument used to measure students' (grades 10 and 12) understanding of science in its technological and social context. The following sections are included: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "A Comparison of Grade 10 and 12"; (3) "The Grade 10 Students"; (4) "The Grade 12 Students"; (5) "The Bipolar Statements," which contains a comparison of grade 10 and 12, a comparison of males and females, and the demographies of the sample; (6) "The 'Attitude to Science' Clusters"; (7) "Responses by Attitudinal Clusters to the Knowledge Statements"; (8) "Responses by Attitudinal Clusters to the Bipolar Statements"; (9) "The Demographics of the Four 'Attitude to Science' Clusters"; (10) "Discussion" which contains a discussion of the answers to the knowledge statements; and (11) "Conclusions." (ZWH)
Descriptors: Educational Research, Foreign Countries, High Schools, Measures (Individuals), Science and Society, Science Education, Social Problems, Student Attitudes, Test Validity
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ontario Dept. of Education, Toronto.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada