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ERIC Number: EJ896759
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Oct
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 43
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1571-0068
The Relationship between Grade 11 Palestinian Attitudes toward Biology and Their Perceptions of the Biology Learning Environment
Zeidan, Afif
International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, v8 n5 p783-800 Oct 2010
The aims of the study were to investigate (a) the relationship between the attitudes toward biology and perceptions of the biology learning environment among grade 11 students in Tulkarm District, Palestine and (b) the effect of gender and residence of these students on their attitudes toward biology and on their perceptions of the biology learning environment. The study used a 30-item Attitudes Toward Biology Questionnaire and a 32-item Learning Environment Questionnaire. The association between attitudes toward biology and the biology learning environment were significant, with a correlation coefficient of 0.366. The results of the study indicated that there were significant gender differences in attitudes toward biology and in perceptions of the learning environment, favoring females; however, there were no significant residence differences in attitudes toward biology and in perceptions of the learning environment.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 11; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Palestine