ERIC Number: EJ498251
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Effects of Knowledge and Persuasion on High-School Students' Attitudes toward Nuclear Power Plants.
Showers, Dennis E.; Shrigley, Robert L.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v32 n1 p29-43 Jan 1995
Reports a study designed to investigate the relationship between nuclear knowledge and nuclear attitudes and to the understanding of Science-Technology-Society attitudes involving technological attitude objects. Principal finding was that nuclear knowledge and nuclear attitude each can be changed independently of the other. Although knowledge and attitudes are correlationally linked, no evidence of a cause-effect relationship was found. (ZWH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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