ERIC Number: EJ426332
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Improving Attitudes toward Teaching Science and Reducing Science Anxiety through Increasing Confidence in Science Ability in Inservice Elementary School Teachers.
Cox, Cheryl A.; Carpenter, John R.
Journal of Elementary Science Education, v1 n2 p14-34 Sum 1989
The reduction of anxiety associated with teaching science and an increased confidence in science ability in elementary teachers is shown through the use of a properly designed introductory course that integrates teaching methods, the nature of science, and process skills. The course design, evaluation, methods, and discussion/results are included. (KR)
Descriptors: Anxiety, Course Content, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Evaluation, Experiential Learning, Inservice Teacher Education, Process Education, Program Descriptions, Science Education, Surveys, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Characteristics, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Tests/Questionnaires; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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