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Senocak, Erdal – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2009
This study aimed to develop and validate a problem-based learning environment inventory which would help teachers and researchers to better understand student views on problem-based learning environments. The development of the inventory included the following four steps: Item Formulation; Content Validation; Construct Validation; Reliability…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Problem Based Learning, Factor Analysis, Educational Environment
Randhawa, Bikkar S. – 1987
This paper discusses cognitive and noncognitive variables, and their relationship with each other, in learning and in educational evaluation. The nature of noncognitive learning environment variables is examined. The following instruments that have been widely used in assessing classroom environment are described: (1) the Learning Environment…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Classroom Environment, Cognitive Measurement, Construct Validity
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Hofstein, Avi; Lazarowitz, Reuven – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 1986
The actual and preferred students' perception of classroom learning environment was measured using a modified Hebrew version of the Learning Environment Inventory (LEI). This (validated and analyzed for reliability) was given to chemistry (N=1080) and biology (N=400) students. Results and implications are discussed. (Author/JN)
Descriptors: Biology, Chemistry, Classroom Environment, High Schools
Bhushan, Vidya – 1985
The relationship between a teacher's attitude and the environment of his or her class was examined. The research was designed to determine the effects of the learning environment on the academic achievements of students. This research measured teacher attitudes with the Minnesota Teacher Attitude Inventory (MTAI). Students' perceptions of the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Attitude Measures, Classroom Environment, Educational Environment
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Chavez, Rudolfo Chavez – Review of Educational Research, 1984
This paper reviews the impact high-inference measures had on studying classroom climates in research from the late 20s through early 60s. Several high-inference measures developed in the last 30 years are discussed. Pertinent classroom climate literature, incorporating specific high-inference measures, is also reviewed. (Author/BS)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Classroom Observation Techniques, Classroom Research, Educational History
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Lawrenz, Frances – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 1987
This study compared the classroom environments as perceived by fourth-grade, seventh-grade and high school boys and girls in classes taught by males and females to determine if any perceptual differences existed. The analyses showed no differences for fourth-grade students, one for seventh-grade students, and three for high school students.…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Grade 4