ERIC Number: EJ450686
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
The Development of a New Instrument: "Views on Science-Technology-Society" (VOSTS).
Aikenhead, G. S.; Ryan, A. G.
Science Education, v76 n5 p477-91 Sep 1992
Describes the development of a research instrument that monitors student views on a broad range of Science, Technology, and Society (STS) topics. Qualitative data were used to produce the multiple-choice responses of this instrument which focuses on cognition rather than affect. Uses of the instrument include making cross-cultural comparisons, initiating classroom discussions, assessing student viewpoints, and selecting heterogeneous groupings. (Author/PR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A