Implications of the result of the IEA Science Project for the teaching of science in Australia. by Malcolm J. Rosier

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  • International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement. -- Science Project.,
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SeriesIEA (Australia) report
ContributionsAustralian Council for Educational Research., Australian Science Education Research Association.
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Pagination14 p.
Number of Pages14
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The aim of this paper was to set forth some of the results from the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) Science Project, and discuss their bearing on the teaching of science in Australian. Section 5: International Studies in Science Education; Published: December ; Implications of the results of the IEA science project for the teaching of science in Australia.

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