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Putranta, Himawan; Setiyatna, Hery; Supahar; Rukiyati – European Journal of Educational Research, 2021
Learning in high schools has used a lot of smartphone assistance to make it easier for students to understand the material explained by the teacher. However, with the many uses of smartphones in learning, of course, it must provide positive benefits to the ability of students, especially the science literacy ability. In this study, the objectives…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, High School Students, Science Instruction
Croce, Keri-Anne; Firestone, Jonah – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2020
The development of science literacy has the potential to have an enormous impact on real world outcomes. Specifically, developing science literacy may persuade individuals to act. We hope that this book will influence scientists, science journalists, sociologists, anthropologists, communication specialists, political leaders, media outlets,…
Descriptors: Scientific Literacy, 21st Century Skills, Scientific Research, Inquiry
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Vandegrift, Eleanor V. H.; Beghetto, Ronald A.; Eisen, Judith S.; O'Day, Peter M.; Raymer, Michael G.; Barber, Nicola C. – Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2020
This article describes a project focused on identifying science instructors' conceptions of science literacy and using these conceptions to develop a brief science literacy student self-assessment (SCILIT). We present the rationale and process we used to elicit instructors' conceptions of science literacy, crafted in a meaningful way with input by…
Descriptors: Scientific Literacy, General Education, Undergraduate Students, Nonmajors
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Sharon, Aviv J.; Baram-Tsabari, Ayelet – Science Education, 2020
Certain science-related topics elicit persistent public controversy, such as routine childhood vaccinations and anthropogenic climate change. Many people are misinformed about the scientific facts underlying these issues. In response, science educators have called for improvements in the public's science literacy, but it is not clear which…
Descriptors: Scientific Literacy, Information Literacy, Identification, Science and Society
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Altun, Aysegül; Kalkan, Ömür Kaya – Educational Studies, 2021
This study aimed to comparatively review student-level and school-level factors affecting scientific literacy in Singapore, Italy and Turkey. Two-level hierarchical linear modelling (HLM) was applied to the 2015 Programme for International Student Assessment data set. The findings show that (a) the enjoyment of science, interest in broad science…
Descriptors: Scientific Literacy, Scientific Attitudes, Science Interests, Test Anxiety
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Spitzer, William; Fraser, John – Journal of Museum Education, 2020
Addressing complex global issues -- such as alterations in nutrient cycles, climate change, large-scale drought, widespread erosion, and new disease vectors -- require adaptive changes in our collective behavior and policies. To date, approaches to advancing science literacy to address such challenges have generally failed to produce sufficient…
Descriptors: Museums, Scientific Literacy, Behavior Change, Cultural Capital
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Sutiani, Ani; Situmorang, Manihar; Silalahi, Albinus – International Journal of Instruction, 2021
The development of good learning resources on inquiry learning model with science literacy as a strategy to facilitate active learning has become a trend in education. Critical thinking ability is needed as a strategy to build students competencies in problem solving and discovery as required in science learning. This study aims to develop a set…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Inquiry, Scientific Literacy, Science Process Skills
Snow, Catherine E., Ed.; Dibner, Kenne A., Ed. – National Academies Press, 2016
Science is a way of knowing about the world. At once a process, a product, and an institution, science enables people to both engage in the construction of new knowledge as well as use information to achieve desired ends. Access to science--whether using knowledge or creating it--necessitates some level of familiarity with the enterprise and…
Descriptors: Scientific Literacy, Science Instruction, Literature Reviews, Scientific Research
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Klucevsek, Kristin – Communications in Information Literacy, 2017
To achieve higher science literacy, both students and the public require discipline-specific information literacy in the sciences. Scientific information literacy is a core component of the scientific process. In addition to teaching how to find and evaluate resources, scientific information literacy should include teaching the process of…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Scientific Literacy, Science Process Skills, Scholarship
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Özkan, Umut Birkan – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2021
This study uses PISA 2018 data to analyze, from a multinational perspective, whether interest in environmental issues is a determining factor of science literacy. A relational survey model is used as a quantitative research design to analyze secondary data obtained from the PISA 2018 evaluation data of 98,306 students at the age of 15 in 15…
Descriptors: Scientific Literacy, Student Interests, Environment, Achievement Tests
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Karademir, Ersin; Ulucinar, Ufuk – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2017
The purpose of this study is to verify the causal relationship between middle school students' critical reading skills, science literacy skills and attitudes towards science literacy with research data according to the default model. Through the structural equation modeling, path analysis has been applied in the study which was designed in…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Critical Reading, Reading Skills, Scientific Literacy
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Sadoglu, Günay Paliç – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
In this study, the aim is to analyze opinions of engineering students on science literacy. Research participants constitute of a total of 143 students attending construction engineering department in a university located in the Eastern Black Sea region of Turkey. In this study in which survey model was adopted, data obtained through a form…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Science Education, Scientific Literacy, Student Attitudes
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Laslo, Esther; Baram-Tsabari, Ayelet – International Journal of Science Education, Part B: Communication and Public Engagement, 2021
Recent conceptualizations of science literacy, a key aim of contemporary science education, suggest defining it as a function of actual uses of science in daily life. We characterize expressions of science literacy in online authentic public discourse, using content analysis of a year's worth of widely-read Israeli online news site coverage of…
Descriptors: Scientific Literacy, Internet, Discussion Groups, Animals
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Avikasari; Rukayah; Indriayu, Mintasih – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2018
Based on PISA assessment result in 2015 on science; Indonesia ranks 69 out of 79 countries. Meanwhile, in science literacy, Indonesia ranks 62 out of 69 countries that are evaluated. That assessment result shows that science achievement and science literacy ability of Indonesian students are low. One of some factors that influences it is the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Scientific Literacy, Instructional Materials, Science Achievement
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Sentürk, Cihad; Sari, Hakan – Qualitative Research in Education, 2018
The aim of this study is to reveal contributions of the differentiated instruction implemented in the primary school 4th grade science course into science literacy levels of the students. The case study method among qualitative research methods were used in the study. The research was carried out in the second term of 2015-2016 academic year. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Individualized Instruction, Scientific Literacy, Elementary School Science
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