publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

Career-related instruction promoting students’ career awareness and interest towards science learning

Salonen, Anssi; Kärkkäinen, Sirpa; Keinonen, Tuula;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2018 Journal: Chemistry Education Research and Practice, volume 19, pages 474-483 (issn: 1109-4028, eissn: 1756-1108, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
  • Country: Finland
Abstract
The aim of this study was to investigate how the career-related instruction implemented in secondary school chemistry education concerning water issues influence students’ career awareness and interest towards science learning. This case study is part of a larger design-based research of the EU-MultiCO project that focuses on promoting students’ scientific career awareness and attractiveness by introducing them career-based scenarios at the beginning of the instruction unit. The participants in this study were three eight-grade classes with 46 students in total, and 2 science teachers. Data consisted of observations through the intervention and a questionnaire t...
Subjects
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION
free text keywords: Education, Chemistry (miscellaneous), Content analysis, Social responsibility, Psychology, Science education, Knowledge level, Descriptive statistics, Mathematics education, Likert scale, Chemistry education, Instruction unit
Related Organizations
Funded by
EC| MultiCO
Project
MultiCO
Promoting Youth Scientific Career Awareness and it Attractiveness through Multi-stakeholder Co-operation
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 665100
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
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