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Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 13, No. 1 (1995) pp. 53–66
Responses of about 1,210 sixth-formers were compared to responses of 268 who are going on to higher education to become scientists. Responses were analyzed concerning their reaction to different types of student activity in school science, factors...
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 12, No. 1 (1994) pp. 31–42
Involves 135 eighth graders in a study designed to identify those conditions that favor the transfer of laboratory-based science process skills to other areas of study. Data showed that a significant correlation exists between planning and...
Factors Affecting Student Choice of Career in Science and Engineering: Parallel Studies in Australia, Canada, China, England, Japan and Portugal
Brian E. Woolnough; Yuying Guo; Maria Salete Leite; Maria Jose de Almeida; Tae Ryu; Zhen Wang; Deidra Young
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 15, No. 1 (1997) pp. 105–21
Describes studies that utilized questionnaires and interviews to explore the factors affecting the career choices of students. Reveals differences between scientists and nonscientists with regard to their preferred learning styles and relates these...