Misconception of the collaborators county's competitions from biology in high school

Delimar, Dorotea (2011) Misconception of the collaborators county's competitions from biology in high school. Diploma thesis, Faculty of Science > Department of Biology.

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The goal of this study was to research the rates of misconceptions from biology that appears at county's competition of biology in high school 2010. After implementation of the school competition, county's committee was on the base of all scale sequence and checking the school tests, made a list of students who approach to county's competition. For the analysis of abilities to take part in the State competition from biology classify 112 students of ninth grade, 61 students of tenth grade, 121 students of eleventh grade and 72 students of twelfth grade. The analysis of the tests included: evaluation of questions with the same content within a single peak of the concept and superior macro concept in the same or different groups; statistical analysis of the test ("item analysis") that was achieved for the purpose of affirming the characteristics of the questions; a qualitative analysis of the problematic issues that has been carried out to detect misconceptions. Misconceptions are represented specially in the next content of teaching biology: cell structure and cell division, inheritance, microorganisms and mass transfer.

Item Type: Thesis (Diploma thesis)
Keywords: misconceptions, high school, competition from biology, psychometric analysis
Supervisor: Radanović, Ines
Date: 2011
Number of Pages: 77
Subjects: NATURAL SCIENCES > Biology
Divisions: Faculty of Science > Department of Biology
Depositing User: Silvana Šehić
Date Deposited: 02 Sep 2014 10:52
Last Modified: 02 Sep 2014 10:52
URI: http://digre.pmf.unizg.hr/id/eprint/2586

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