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ERIC Number: EJ1158106
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2146-0353
Integrating Opportunities: Applied Interdisciplinary Research in Undergraduate Geography and Geology Education
Kubiatko, Milan; Mrazkova, Katerina; Janko, Tomas
Review of International Geographical Education Online, v2 n3 p289-302 Win 2012
Pupils' perception of any science subject significantly influences their achievement. Identification of perception of some subject is essential part of educational research. This study is focused on finding out differences in the four dimensions of geography perception (1. Geography as a school subject; 2. Geography and environment; 3 Importance of geography; 4. Relevance of geography lessons to pupils life) between gender and grade level of lower secondary school pupils. The research tool was questionnaire with 27 Likert type items; the data were obtained from 540 lower secondary pupils from Czech Republic. The data were analyzed by the method of descriptive (mean score, standard deviation) and inductive (analysis of variance) statistics. The gender had got significant influence in the first dimension and grade level in the fourth dimension. Results are discussed in the conclusion part and there is information about the possibility of future research.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Czech Republic
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