ERIC Number: EJ560214
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Measuring Secondary Social Studies Students' Perceptions of Nations.
Zevin, Jack; Corbin, Steven S.
Social Studies, v89 n1 p35-38 Jan-Feb 1998
Provides an overview of the research concerning students' perceptions of foreign nations. Compares and contrasts the various measurement techniques including the two most commonly used; semantic differential scales and pair comparisons. Suggests methods for alternative analysis and offers recommendations for future research. Includes a sample questionnaire form. (MJP)
Descriptors: Cognitive Structures, Foreign Countries, Geography, Knowledge Level, Measurement Techniques, Misconceptions, Patterned Responses, Research Methodology, Secondary Education, Secondary School Students, Semantic Differential, Social Studies, Student Attitudes, World Affairs, World Geography
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
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