ERIC Number: EJ466012
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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A Survey of Science Methods Courses and Instructors in Illinois, Ohio, and Indiana.
Gilbert, Steven W.
Journal of Science Teacher Education, v3 n2 p33-39 Spr 1992
Study examined science methods courses and characteristics of instructors (n=65). Of the responding institutions, 24% had only a general methods course. Most science methods courses were for three credits. Instructors were mainly male with an average age of 50 years. Differences were found between three groups of faculty teaching science methods: practicing teachers, science faculty, and education faculty members. (PR)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Education Courses, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Mail Surveys, Methods Courses, Preservice Teacher Education, Schools of Education, Science Education, Science Instruction, Science Teachers, Teacher Education Curriculum, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Educators
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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