Summary of science education research in the Caribbean 1970-1987

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Title: Summary of science education research in the Caribbean 1970-1987
Author: Fraser-Abder, Pamela
Abstract: Research on science education in the Caribbean, which was completed and published between 1970-1987 in the form of doctoral or masters theses, published papers, conference/seminar papers, and university-based mimeograph research material, was examined, synthesized, and organized around the following themes: 1) agricultural education, 2) assessment in science education, 3) cognitive development/concept attainment, 4) curriculum development/implementation/evaluation, 5) environmental education, 6) science achievement/orientation, 7) science attitudes, 8) nutrition/health education, 9) science education/teaching, 10) science teacher education, and 11) scientific literacy. Over 300 papers from 17 Caribbean countries were reviewed and discussed in terms of implications and future directions. A listing of research in progress, the personnel engaged in such research, statistics of school populations, and science curricula are provided

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