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Investigation into attitudes towards language based marking in science teaching

P. Willis

Investigation into attitudes towards language based marking in science teaching

submitted as part of the requirements for the M. A. course of the University of Wolverhampton"s School of Education

by P. Willis

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Published by Educational Research Unit, University of Wolverhampton (Gorway Road, Walsall, WS1 3BD in Wolverhampton) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementP. Willis.
SeriesStudents in print
ContributionsUniversity of Wolverhampton. Educational Research Unit.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 33p. ;
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22803595M
ISBN 101897948263

attitudes at higher education. Koseoglu and Soran () investigated attitudes of biology teachers towards material usage in class activities. They have found that attitudes of teachers towards material usage change according to different characteristics of teachers. teaching experience. Socio-economic and cultural, and school based factors with items such as method of teaching, availability of teaching/learning materials, workload and motivation and finally strategies to be adopted to improve achievement in Mathematics. Descriptive statistics were used to analyze the obtained data. 4.

  In this definition, we can say that science teaching has three interacting facets, namely: knowledge, process skills and attitudes. (Facets-one side or aspect) Competence in using these skills provide children with the ability to apply knowledge not only to science and other subject areas in the classroom but also to their daily lives outside. extensive studies have been carried out to examine the effect of attitudes on language learning and the relationship between attitudes and language success. Truitt () found in a study regarding the attitude of language learners that students΄ beliefs and attitudes towards language learning may vary based on cultural.

  November Volume 1 Issue 3. Title Attitudes of Student Teachers towards the use of English as Language of Instruction for Science and Mathematics in the Philippines Author Camilla J. Vizconde Center for Educational Research and Development (CERD), University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines Bio Data: Camilla J. Vizconde is a faculty researcher in the [ ]. Fasold () and Baker () argued that the concept of language attitudes includes attitudes towards speakers of a particular language; if the definition is even further broadened, it can allow all kinds of behaviour concerning language to be treated (e.g. attitudes toward language maintenance and planning efforts).


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An investigation into attitudes towards language based marking in science teaching By P Willis and Wolverhampton Univ. (United Kingdom). An investigation into teachers' attitudes towards the teaching of modern foreign languages in the primary school.

Education Vol. 41, Emergent Researchers' Special Edition, pp. Cited by: 7. Osborne et al. point out that there has been a lack of clarity of meaning with respect to attitudes. These authors draw on earlier work to make a distinction between attitudes towards science and scientific attitudes; the latter being “a complex mixture of the longing to know and understand, a questioning approach to all statements, a search for data and their meaning, a demand for.

The study was concentrated on three major attitudinal features (cognitive, behavioral and emotional) of language learning. Moreover, investigations were also made about differences in attitude. Kashefian-Naeeini, S., Aminlari, F.

& Mousavi, H. An Investigation into Attitudes towards Learning English and the Motivation Type (Integrative vs. Instrumental) in Iranian Students at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies. 6(3). This article offers a review of the major literature about attitudes to science and its implications over the past 20 years.

It argues that the continuing decline in numbers choosing to study science at the point of choice requires a research focus on students' attitudes to science if the nature of the problem is to be understood and remediated. There is a significant difference in the mean scores of attitudes towards content literacy instruction between male and female teachers.

H 0 (c): There are no significant differences in the mean scores of attitude towards content literacy instruction among teachers of Natural Science, Language. iii DECLARATION The researcher, Hilaire Habyarimana, student number E, declare that this thesis entitled ‘Investigation of attitudes and classroom practices of educators and learners in relation to English as the medium of instruction at four primary schools in Rwanda’ is my own work.

An Investigation of Students Attitude and. Motivation toward Online Learning. Evelyn Knowles, PhD. Assistant Professor of Interior Design. Park University. Dennis Kerkman, PhD.

Associate Professor of Psychology. Park University. This study investigated students’ attitudes and motivations toward. Attitude towards mathematics plays a crucial role in the teaching and learning processes of mathematics.

It effects students’ achievement in mathematics. The teaching method, the support of the structure of the school, the family and students’ attitude towards school affect the attitudes towards. An investigation into the relationship between students’ conceptions of the particulate nature of matter and their understanding of chemical bonding.

International Journal of Science Education, 30, -   Inquiry helps students to comprehend scientific knowledge and also the way in which students are expected to learn during the process of constructing knowledge (Abd-El-Khalick et al., ).

According to George (), one of the issues regarding science education research is attitudes toward science and science teaching. attitudes towards learning English language, taking into consideration the three aspects of attitude i.e., emotional, cognitive, and behavioral. Additionally, it attempts to dete rmine the influence of students’ demographic profile i.e., gender, year and field of study on their attitudes towards learning English.

Background of study. negative attitudes towards teaching social studies in secondary schools. Therefore, stakeholders in education Value expressive attitude is based on a person’s motive for self-esteem and self-actualization. People English language and all other science related and commercial subjects.

Educationists know that readiness of the learners. Language attitude studies offer invaluable insights into the status held by English, as well as the motivations, goals and preferences of EFL learners.

As such, this investigation into the attitudes of Spanish EFL learners towards RP and GenAm may have implications for the teaching of English pronunciation in this context. Attitudes and accents. Attitudes towards English based upon gender According to Table 1, the average of female students were (X=, SS=) and the average of male students were (X=, SS=).

According to the results of this data, it can be seen that there is no significance difference between the students according to their gender. The chapter then focuses more specifically on language attitudes and examines the importance of language attitudes in both cognitive and sociopyschological theories of second language acquisition.

related to students’ attitude to science. Such factors include; teaching methods, teachers’ attitudes, influence of parents, gender, age, cognitive styles of pupils, career interest, societal view of science and scientists, social implications of science and achievement.

Studies have revealed the influence of methods of science instruction. The investigation of students’ attitudes towards studying science has been a substantive feature of the work of the science education research community for the past 40 years.

(Osborne et al., ). Development of positive attitudes towards science, scientists, and learning science, which has always been a constituent of.

become an essential component of second language learning pedagogy. Attitudes toward learning are believed to influence behaviors such as selecting and reading books, speaking in a foreign language etc. Especially in Education, if the students have positive attitude towards.

Tuula Merisuo-Storm, Pupils’ attitudes towards foreign-language learning and the development of literacy skills in bilingual education, Teaching and Teacher Education, /, 23, 2, (), ().Extract. CHAPTER 3 Attitudes and Language Attitude Studies In the two previous chapters, the theoretical framework and general background to the current research were described.

This chapter introduces, first, the nature of human attitudes, providing a definition of what they are and illustrating the relationship between attitude and behaviour.Listening to Learners: An Investigation into College Students' Attitudes towards the Adoption of E-Portfolios in English Assessment and Learning Wang, Ping; Jeffrey, Ricky British Journal of Educational Technology, v48 n6 p Nov