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Other

Description:

Presents a study where astronomy teachers (n=66) try to predict student (n=330) outcomes on astronomy and related topics pre- and posttest. Suggested findings include a course in astronomy did not result in an overall knowledge gain, teachers fared well at predicting prior student knowledge, and teachers vastly overestimated student gain in knowledge during the course.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9

Keywords:

NSDL,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Secondary Education,Space Science,Misconceptions,Physics Education Research,Assessment,Earth Science,General Physics,High School,Science Education,Astronomy,Prior Learning,Science Instruction,Informal Education,Higher Education,Space Sciences,Physics,Education,Science Tests,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003064956176T,Educational Research,Science Teachers,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Astronomy Education,Geoscience

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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