An Analysis on Elementary School Teachers' Concern on Open Inquiry in Science Education
초등학교 과학과 자유탐구에 관한 교사들의 관심도 분석

So-Young Park
2014 Journal of Fisheries and Marine Sciences Education  
The purpose of this study was to analyze stages of the concern on open inquiry of elementary school teachers. To achieve this purpose, this study used the instruments of CBAM, including stages of concern questionnarie. The results of this study was as follows. Firstly, most teachers were in 0 stage, which meant they had little concern on open inquiry in science instruction. Secondly, the teachers who had teaching career of less than or 10 years were no more interested in open inquiry than
more » ... rs who had teaching career of 11-20 years. Thirdly, the training experience and teaching experience of open inquiry didn't show a statistically significant difference. Based on these results, this study suggested that we need educational programs and supporting strategies to heighten concerns and enthusiasm of teachers and pre-service teachers on open inquiry in science instruction.
doi:10.13000/jfmse.2014.26.1.134 fatcat:h4fe4xptanh3pkny5sednjggnu