ERIC Number: EJ1080344
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Jan
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 16
Successes with Reversing the Negative Student Attitudes Developed in Typical Biology Classes for 8th and 10th Grade Students
Hacieminoglu, Esme; Ali, Mohamed Moustafa; Oztas, Fulya; Yager, Robert E.
EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, v12 n1 p153-160 Jan 2016
The purpose of this study is to compare changes in attitudes of students about their study of biology in the classes thought by five biology teachers who experienced an Iowa Chautauqua workshop with and two non-Chautauqua teachers who had no experience with any professional development program. The results indicated that there are significant differences in student attitudes in favor with students of the five biology teachers who experienced of a full year of experiences an Iowa Chautauqua workshop.
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Negative Attitudes, Grade 8, Grade 10, Biology, Science Instruction, Science Teachers, Workshops, Faculty Development, Course Content, Secondary School Science, Program Effectiveness, Comparative Analysis, Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Student Surveys
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 8; Junior High Schools; Middle Schools; Elementary Education; Secondary Education; Grade 10; High Schools
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Iowa