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ERIC Number: EJ1096054
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Dec
Pages: 23
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1609-4913
A School-Based Study on Situational Interest of Investigative Study in Senior Physics
Leung, Yat-yin
Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, v16 n2 Article 9 Dec 2015
This paper reports the findings from the interview data of a research aiming at studying how to trigger students' situational interest in physics and its implications on learning and teaching in the New Senior Secondary (NSS) physics curriculum. 49 students from a boys' school were invited to write one to three learning experiences in physics that they found to be interesting. Five of them with different levels of individual interest were then selected for interview to elaborate on what they had written. The results showed that investigative study (IS) was the most popular means to induce situational interests, in accordance with IS's contextual nature.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Hong Kong
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