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Fraser, Barry J.; Aldridge, Jill M.; Adolphe, F. S. Gerard – Research in Science Education, 2010
This article reports a cross-national study of classroom environments in Australia and Indonesia. A modified version of the What Is Happening In this Class? (WIHIC) questionnaire was used simultaneously in these two countries to: 1) cross validate the modified WIHIC; 2) investigate differences between countries and sexes in perceptions of…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Factor Analysis, Foreign Countries, Classroom Environment
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Maor, Dorit; Fraser, Barry J. – Research in Science Education, 2005
The purpose of this article is to describe the development, validation and use of the "Constructivist Multimedia Learning Environment Survey" (CMLES). This questionnaire assesses teachers' and students' perceptions of the learning environment when students use online multimedia programs while teachers use constructivism as a referent for…
Descriptors: Grade 10, Questionnaires, Teacher Attitudes, Test Reliability
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Lang, Quek Choon; Wong, Angela F. L.; Fraser, Barry J. – Research in Science Education, 2005
This study investigated the chemistry laboratory classroom environment, teacher-student interactions and student attitudes towards chemistry among 497 gifted and non-gifted secondary-school students in Singapore. The data were collected using the 35-item Chemistry Laboratory Environment Inventory (CLEI), the 48-item Questionnaire on Teacher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Classroom Environment, Gender Differences, Chemistry
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Ferguson, Peter D.; Fraser, Barry J. – Research in Science Education, 1998
Tasmanian students' (n=1,040) perceptions of the learning environment were collected in the final stages of primary school and again in the initial term in secondary school. First exposure to specialized science learning environments and teachers changed students' perceptions. Both school size and student gender were found to be influencing…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Young, Deidra J.; Fraser, Barry J.; Woolnough, Brian E. – Research in Science Education, 1997
Reports on a study done at Oxford University on why young people chose to pursue a career in the physical sciences and engineering. Characteristics of schools that appeared to influence students to pursue a study of science were also investigated. Currently, England, Australia, Canada, China, Japan, and Portugal have contributed information to…
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Choice, Career Development, Career Guidance