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ERIC Number: EJ676782
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0742-051X
The Need for Change in Elementary School Teacher Training--A Cross-College Age Study of Future Teachers' Conceptions of Basic Astronomy Concepts.
Trumper, Ricardo
Teaching and Teacher Education, v19 n3 p309-23 Apr 2003
Analyzes preservice Israeli elementary school teachers' conceptions of basic astronomy. Data from a questionnaire completed during the first part of the year by predominantly female first, second, and third year students indicates that there was a serious discrepancy between student teachers' conceptions of some basic astronomy concepts and the corresponding accepted scientific views. The survey is appended. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Israel