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The student opinion survey in chemistry: Some cross-national data

Schibeci, R.A. (1986) The student opinion survey in chemistry: Some cross-national data. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 23 (1). pp. 21-25.

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This paper reports data on student attitudes to chemistry obtained with the Student Opinion Survey in Chemistry (SOSC). These data were obtained as part of an evaluation of the Australian Academy of Science's School Chemistry Project, a project to develop chemistry curriculum materials for the last two years of high school in Australia. The results obtained in the present study are compared with those reported by Heikkinen (“A study of factors influencing student attitudes towards the study of high school chemistry,” Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Maryland, 1973). The potential usefulness of using the same instrument in cross-national studies is discussed.

Item Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation(s): School of Education
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Copyright: © 1986 Wiley Periodicals, Inc., A Wiley Company
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