ERIC Number: EJ469490
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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The Effect of Instruction on Socio-Cultural Beliefs Hindering the Learning of Science.
Jegede, Olugbemiro J.; Okebukola, Peter A. O.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v28 n3 p275-85 Mar 1991
Investigation found that instruction through the use of the sociocultural mode has a positive effect on students' attitudes toward learning science (n=600 Nigerian students). The findings also indicate that anthropomorphic and mechanistic views can be presented in such a way as to promote positive attitudes toward the study of science in traditional cultures. (PR)
Descriptors: Biology, Classroom Research, Cultural Influences, Educational Research, Foreign Countries, High Schools, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Science Instruction, Scientific Concepts, Secondary Education, Secondary School Science, Social Influences, Sociocultural Patterns, Student Attitudes, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: Nigeria