The Main Ideas of Cosmology at School

Novotny, Jan and Svobodova, Jindriska (2015) The Main Ideas of Cosmology at School. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 190. ISSN 1877-0428

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Abstract

The aim of this research study was to investigate students’ ideas and main difficulties with understanding modern cosmology science and to design based on results obtained a new cosmology course. We tried to identify factors, which might limit students’ skills and knowledge about universe. The participants were students – mostly pre-service teachers at the Science Education program in an Faculty of Education. A combination of qualitative and quantitative research approaches were used in the study. The data were primarily sourced from a standard questionnaire instrument. In addition, the interviews were conducted to determine student's views of discussed course topics.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Astronomy Education Research
Depositing User: Mr Saeed Salimpour
Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2018 01:05
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2018 09:25
URI: http://istardb.org/id/eprint/1699

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