ERIC Number: EJ273470
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Dec
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The Use of Technical Terms in CSE and O-level Chemistry.
Kingdon, J. M.; Critchley, W. E.
School Science Review, v64 n227 p367-72 Dec 1982
Describes rationale for examining technical vocabulary in O-level and CSE (Certification of Secondary Education) chemistry papers/examinations. Identification and usage of technical/nontechnical terms were noted and analyzed, indicating no differences between the two examinations. Includes lists of frequency of chemical terms and words used in chemistry which have different meanings in everyday speech. (Author/JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain)