Author Affiliation, Ana.
Educational Studies; Faculty of Arts and Education
An assessment of Caribbean integrated science textbooks' practical tasks
Research in science and technological education
Date of Publication
The study shows that the structure and skill level of the tasks in the practical activities prescribed in eight process-oriented integrated science textbooks for Caribbean pupils of grades 7 and 9 were analysed using the Laboratory Structure and Task Analysis Inventory. The results show that most of the tasks are structured and deductive in approach with an emphasis on low level inquiry skills....