ERIC Number: EJ590310
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Science Interest and Confidence among Preservice Elementary Teachers.
Jarrett, Olga S.
Journal of Elementary Science Education, v11 n1 p49-59 Spr 1999
Examines the effects of previous experiences in science learning on prospective elementary teachers' interest and confidence in teaching science. Reports on the effect of an inquiry-based science methods course on teacher interest and confidence. Finds that elementary school experience, plus the number of science courses taken in college, predicted initial confidence. Contains 21 references. (Author/WRM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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