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Pareek, Ram Babu – Science Education International, 2019
The present study aimed to explore the availability and utilization of a science laboratory for the teaching and learning of science. This study was a joint collaboration with India's Ministry of Human Resource Development, the Government of India, and the National Council of Educational Research and Training. The study adopted descriptive survey…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Secondary School Science, Science Instruction, Science Teachers
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Filippi, Alyssa; Agarwal, Dipali – Science Education International, 2017
There is a need for individuals in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers to drive the innovation and research potential of Europe. Yet, there is expected to be a decrease in the number of STEM professionals, as there is less student interest in STEM fields of the study. Studies show that STEM classes that focus on…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Inquiry, Science Education, Teaching Methods
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Gafoor, K. Abdul; Narayan, Smitha – Science Education International, 2012
In view of student shift away from science at advanced levels, and gender and locale based divergence in interest in studying physics, chemistry and biology, this study explores experience categories that significantly contribute to interest in science on a sample of upper primary school students from Kerala, India. A series of multiple regression…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Science Education, Science Interests
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Chhokar, Kiran; Dua, Shweta; Taylor, Neil; Boyes, Edward; Stanisstreet, Martin – Science Education International, 2012
For individuals to make informed lifestyle choices that may help to reduce global warming, they need some understanding of this phenomenon and the factors that contribute to it. However, there is a "gap" between knowledge about global warming and willingness to take personal action. So, although education may be effective in enhancing…
Descriptors: Indians, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students
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Trumper, Ricardo – Science Education International, 2010
The present study was carried out in the framework of earlier research on environmental education for sustainability, using data collected in the ROSE Project. Attention was focused mainly on students' responses to sections and items related to environmental issues, regarding their countries' degree of development. The research questions dealt…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Student Attitudes
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Sindhu, R. S. – Science Education International, 2002
Describes the quantized step-up model developed for the evaluation purposes of internship in teaching which is an analogous model of the atomic structure. Assesses prospective teachers' abilities in lesson delivery. (YDS)
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Preservice Teacher Education
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Mukherjee, Amithabha; Varma, Vijaya S.; Malevri, Maria – Science Education International, 2001
Discusses the educational discrimination females face in India. Explains the Scientific and Technological Literacy (STL) initiative recognized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and a project targeted to make science friendly for girls in India. (Author/YDS)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Sindhu, R. S.; Sharma, Reeta – Science Education International, 1998
Explains a taxonomy of basic skills of science practicals that is used in the assessment of secondary science students. Details the assessment scheme which involves the evaluation of students through laboratory practical examinations, observational assessment, and written records of academic sessions. (DDR)
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries, Laboratory Procedures, Problem Solving
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Venugopal, B. – Science Education International, 1999
Identifies five types of museum accessibility: (1) physical; (2) socio-cultural; (3) economic; (4) sensory; and (5) intelligence/learning accessibility. Considers ways to coordinate museum services to ensure accessibility for potential museum patrons who are disabled. Describes various programs launched by the National Museum of Natural History in…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Community Resources, Disabilities, Educational Facilities