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ERIC Number: EJ845543
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 30
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1475-2409
Australian Students' Attitudes to Learning about Asia
Griffin, Patrick; Woods, Kerry; Dulhunty, Mark
Journal of Research in International Education, v5 n1 p83-103 2006
This study aimed to measure Australian students' attitudes to learning about Asia, and to identify contextual factors related to development of positive attitudes. Participants were 3359 Year 5 and 3773 Year 8 students, and 107 Year 5 and 114 Year 8 teachers. For most students, there was keen interest in learning about Asia, but there were clear relationships between attitudes and student year and gender. Information provided by this study could prove of value to educators wishing to improve students', and especially boys', interest in learning. (Contains 8 figures and 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 5; Grade 8
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Asia; Australia