Important Biological Issues for Elementary Pupils – A Study of Elementary Pre-service Teachers’ Conceptions

@inproceedings{YliPanula2017ImportantBI,
  title={Important Biological Issues for Elementary Pupils – A Study of Elementary Pre-service Teachers’ Conceptions},
  author={Eija Yli-Panula and Eila Jeronen and Heidi Seiko-Ahlstr{\"o}n and Elsa Ruotsalainen},
  year={2017}
}
This study aimed to investigate what kind of conceptions pre-service teachers have concerning the issues they find important in teaching and management of biology in order to be able to provide adequate learning to Finnish elementary school pupils. A questionnaire survey was conducted over three years in a Finnish university. Answers were subjected to content-based analysis. As background information, the pre-service teachers’ self-evaluation estimations of their biological content knowledge… CONTINUE READING

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