ERIC Number: EJ251579
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Sep
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Pupil Engagement in Learning Tasks: A Fertile Area for Research in Science Teaching.
Capie, William; Tobin, Kenneth G.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v18 n5 p409-17 Sep 1981
This synthesis of research in academic engagement addresses studies in several academic areas. A general relationship of teacher performance and student engagement in learning tasks is noted. Cites studies indicating a relationship between degree of engagement and achievement and suggests numerous research questions for science education researchers. (Author/DS)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Attention Span, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Literature Reviews, Science Education, Science Instruction, Science Teachers, Secondary School Science, Student Characteristics, Student Participation, Student Teacher Relationship, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Effectiveness, Time Factors (Learning), Time on Task
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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