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Changes in the Group Cognitive Structure of Some Chemical Equilibrium Concepts Following a University Course in General Chemistry.
Gorodetsky, Malka; Hoz, Ron – Science Education, 1985
Employs latent partition analysis (a multivariate technique) to reveal pre/postcognitive structure of freshman engineering students (N=70) taking general chemistry. Similarities and dissimilarities among high and low scorers are discussed. Arguments for use of this statistical techniques are presented. (DH)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Cognitive Structures, College Science, Higher Education
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