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Evaluating a measure of children's attitudes towards science in preschool
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|Title:||Evaluating a measure of children's attitudes towards science in preschool|
|Authors:||Inouye, Kelsey Shigeko|
|Issue Date:||Dec 2012|
|Publisher:||[Honolulu] : [University of Hawaii at Manoa], [December 2012]|
|Abstract:||This literature review will focus on two emerging trends in science learning in early childhood education, examining empirical studies that explore ways of engaging young children in science and scientific thinking: inquiry-based instruction and a focus on the nature of science. Additionally, I address existing research on young children's attitudes towards science, with the goal of identifying themes in the research to determine how science curricula and child attitudes affect learning. In total, I found 17 empirical studies related to early childhood science education.|
In this literature review, I begin by describing trends in children's science education, specifically inquiry-based learning and the nature of science. Next, I focus on the methods of the curricular empirical research, identifying trends in data collection and common limitations of the studies, followed by a section synthesizing patterns in early childhood science assessment. Finally, l explore the current research in children's attitudes toward science.
|Description:||M.Ed. University of Hawaii at Manoa 2012.|
Includes bibliographical references.
|Appears in Collections:||M.Ed. - Educational Psychology|
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