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ERIC Number: EJ813280
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jan
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0957-7572
The Structure of Students' Knowledge and Self-Concepts. Part A: The Structure of Students' Knowledge Formed in Information Education
Kito, Akihito; Moriyama, Jun; Matsuura, Masashi
International Journal of Technology and Design Education, v17 n1 p37-44 Jan 2007
The purpose of this study was to examine the structure of students' knowledge formed in information education at junior high-school level. Seventy-two 7th graders (first-year junior high-school students) and 78 10th graders (first-year high-school students) participated in the study. A cluster analysis was performed on 40 items of knowledge that was included in "Information and Computers." The results of the analysis indicated that students' knowledge composed from the perspective of two clusters: "Practical knowledge" and "Systematic knowledge." In addition, "Systematic knowledge" was significantly correlated with "Processing ability," which is one of the subordinates to "the ability of practical use of information."
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Grade 10; Grade 7; High Schools; Junior High Schools; Secondary Education
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Language: English
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