ERIC Number: EJ520711
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Significance of Limited English Proficiency and Cultural Capital to the Performance in Science of Chinese-Australians.
Tobin, Kenneth; McRobbie, Campbell J.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v33 n3 p265-82 Mar 1996
Investigates Chinese-Australian students learning of chemistry. Reports that despite students' efforts to learn chemistry with understanding, difficulties in speaking and writing English were factors that limited performance. Suggests that learning can be facilitated when Limited English Proficiency students are provided with opportunities to fully employ their native-language tools. (Author/JRH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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