The role of informal science centers in science education: attitudes, skills, and self-efficacy

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Sasson, Irit; (2014)
  • Publisher: JOTSE: Journal of technology and science education
  • Journal: JOTSE: Journal of technology and science education (issn: 2013-6374)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3926/jotse.123
  • Subject: Special aspects of education | Scientific thinking skills | Science museums | Aprenentatge -- Investigació | Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) | Science center | Technology | L | LC8-6691 | Attitudes toward science | TA1-2040 | :Ensenyament i aprenentatge::Psicologia de l’educació [Àrees temàtiques de la UPC] | Learning visit | :Ensenyament i aprenentatge [Àrees temàtiques de la UPC] | :Ensenyament i aprenentatge::Metodologies docents::Aprenentatge actiu [Àrees temàtiques de la UPC] | T | Self-efficacy | Informal learning | Aprenentatge actiu | Informal learning, Learning visit, Science center, Attitudes toward science, scientific thinking skills, Self-efficacy | Non-formal education
    mesheuropmc: education
    acm: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION

Informal learning relates to activities that occur outside the school environment. These learning environments, such as visits to science centers provide valuable motivational opportunities for students to learn science. The purpose of this study was to investigate the ... View more
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