ERIC Number: EJ618745
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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The Influence of History of Science Courses on Students' Views of Nature of Science.
Abd-El-Khalick, Fouad; Lederman, Norman G.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v37 n10 p1057-95 Dec 2000
Assesses the influence of three history of science (HOS) courses on college students' and preservice teachers' conceptions of nature of science (NOS). Examines whether participants who entered the investigated courses with a conceptual framework consistent with contemporary NOS views achieved more elaborate NOS understandings. Explores the aspects of the participant HOS courses that rendered them useful in influencing students. (Contains 94 references.) (Author/YDS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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