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ERIC Number: EJ1069391
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Apr
Pages: 24
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 45
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: EISSN-1609-4913
Turkish Middle School Students' Cognitive Development Levels in Science
Çepni, Salih; Özsevgeç, Tuncay; Cerrah, Lale
Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, v5 n1 Article 1 Apr 2004
Students' abstract reasoning abilities can differ from one society to another. Students' profiles play significant roles in these differences. The aim of the study is to determine the relationship between middle school students' cognitive development levels and their profiles (age, gender, and science achievement) using the Science Cognitive Development Test (SCDT) in Turkey. The subjects (N = 445) were drawn from 7th and 8th grade students at private and public middle schools in five cities. While significant relationships were not found between students' cognitive developments and their genders and ages, a relationship was found with science achievement.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Tests/Questionnaires; Reports - Research
Education Level: Middle Schools; Secondary Education; Junior High Schools; Grade 7; Elementary Education; Grade 8
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey