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Hild, Pitt; Gut, Christoph; Brückmann, Maja – Research in Science & Technological Education, 2019
Background: Several different measures have been proposed to solve persistent validity problems, such as high task-sampling variability, in the assessment of students' expertise in 'doing science'. Such measures include working with a-priori progression models, using standardised item shells and rating manuals, augmenting the number of tasks per…
Descriptors: Performance Based Assessment, Science Tests, Science Process Skills, Test Validity
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Das, Pabi Maya; Faikhamta, Chatree; Punsuvon, Vittaya – Research in Science Education, 2019
This study is aimed at exploring ninth-grade Bhutanese students' views of nature of science (NOS). A total of 389 students from middle secondary and higher secondary schools from the eastern, western, southern and central regions of Bhutan took part in this study. To generate a representative population, a stratified random sampling technique was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Scientific Principles, Grade 9
Faris, Ahmed – Online Submission, 2019
In the present study the Impact of the dispersive effect of STEM Education on the hierarchical Structure of the Cognitive Domain of Bloom's Taxonomy and its role on enhancing the students' achievement and attitude towards learning sciences were investigated. In QSTSS, STEM lessons followed the "Do-Then-Explain" Model in which the…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Taxonomy, Science Achievement, Student Attitudes
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Emagnaw, Alemayehu Belay – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2019
This study attempted to examine whether there were differences between high-achieving and low achieving students on self regulation strategies. Three hundred adolescents participated (Mean age = 17.4 years) to measure their own self regulated learning strategies and collected their academic scores from the record office of the schools. The…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Secondary School Students, High Achievement, Low Achievement
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Kola, Malose; Rauscher, Willem; Haupt, Grietjie – African Journal of Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 2019
The South African Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement for Technology stipulates that Technology should provide learners with the opportunity to solve authentic problems that are embedded in real-life experiences. Solving these authentic technological problems requires learners to use critical thinking skills and teachers are expected to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Thinking, Technology Education, Secondary School Students