ERIC Number: ED448200
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Nov-15
Science Process Skills and Achievement in Research Methodology Courses.
Onwuegbuzie, Anthony J.
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between students' competency in science process skills and their conceptual knowledge of research concepts, methodologies, and applications. Participants were 124 graduate students enrolled in several sections of a required introductory-level course in research methodology. Science process skills were measured via the Test of Integrated Process Skills II, and performance in the research methods class was assessed through midterm and final examinations. Findings reveal that students who demonstrated the highest competency in process skills also tended to exhibit the highest levels of performance in the research methods course at both the midterm and final examination stages. These relationships were moderate to large. (Contains 11 references.) (Author/SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association (28th, Bowling Green, KY, November 17-19, 2000).