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Characteristics of Senior High School Science Teachers in Israel as Related to Their Educational Goals and Their Perception of the Implemented Curriculum.
Tamir, Pinchas – Science Education, 1990
Presented is a study designed to describe the characteristics, goals, and instructional strategies of high school science teachers in Israel. The study also attempted to identify factors which explain differences between teachers of different science content and provide explanations for the differential implementation of curricula in biology,…
Descriptors: Biology, Chemistry, Educational Objectives, Females
A Preparatory Course in Science as a Factor in Enhancing Opportunities and Excellence in University Science Education.
Zoller, Uri; And Others – Science Education, 1987
Describes a specially designed preparatory course in science and mathematics for relatively "unprepared" adult students in Israel. Compares the achievements of these students with the achievements of those identified as "prepared" according to their formal education and qualifications. (TW)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Education, College Science, Foreign Countries
What Students Say About Science Teaching, Science Teachers and Science Classes in Israel and the U.S.
Hofstein, Avi; And Others – Science Education, 1986
Compared 2,500 13- and 17-year-old students in the United States with 350 13-year-old and 340 17-year-old students in Israel using test items from the 1976 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) efforts. The study was designed to examine the results of school science upon affective outcomes of instruction. (JN)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Elementary Secondary Education, Outcomes of Education, Science Curriculum