ERIC Number: EJ651222
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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The Effects of English Language Proficiency and Scientific Reasoning Skills on the Acquisition of Science Content Knowledge by Hispanic English Language Learners and Native English Language Speaking Students.
Torres, Hector N.; Zeidler, Dana L.
Electronic Journal of Science Education, v6 n3 Mar 2002
Examines the effects of English language proficiency and levels of reasoning skills of Hispanic English language learners and native English language speaking students on their acquisition of science content knowledge as measured by a state-wide standardized science test. Suggests that the levels of English language proficiency appear to influence the acquisition of science content knowledge of Hispanic English language learners. (Author/MM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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