Analysis and Evaluation for Fifth Grade Science Content Book According to Standards and from perspective of Upper basic School Teachers in Palestine

Year: 
2013
Discussion Committee: 
Prof. Alam El Din Al-Khatib./supervisor
Dr. Mohsen Adass/external examiner
Dr. Abdel-Khanee Safee/internal examiner
Supervisors: 
Prof. Alam El Din Al-Khatib./supervisor
Authors: 
Zahra Mohammed Abd-Allah Nour
Abstract: 
The present study aims to determine to what extent of the international standards for the content of Science related to the National Standard of Science Education (NSES) presented in the domains of (physics, life sciences and earth and space sciences) in the content of fifth grade science book in Palestine, in addition to evaluating the content of the book from the point of view of the same grade science teachers. To achieve the aims of the study The analytical descriptive method was applied where the researcher translated a list of the National Standard of Science Education (NSES) for the grades (5- 8) in (physics , life sciences and earth and space sciences). The list was Arbitration translated so as to be used as a tool of analysis for the content of the textbook to know the availability of these standards in the content of the textbook. And the questionnaire for content standards was developed, and sure of its reliability and stability to evaluate the content of science book from the viewpoint of the study sample. The study population consists of all teachers of Science for fifth grade in the District of Jenin, which is equal to (153) teachers. The sample consisted of (105) teachers, the results were as follow: - Availability of (%41.2) of the content standards of Science education (NSES) with a high degree , and Availability of (%29.4) of the standards with a fair degree, and (%29.4) not Available in the science textbook for the fifth grade. - The degree of evaluation of teachers for the textbook of Science on fifth grade in all domains, has brought an average of (3.86) and came with a high degree, while the degree of shapes and drawings and illustration has brought an average of (3.81), and rank in the first place, and regard to the degree of shapes and drawings and illustration the average of (3.65) and came in second place, scientific content The results on display the content, received a average of (3.95) , and came in third place. - There are no statistically significant differences at (α = 0,05) in the degree of evaluation of Science content textbook from the point of view of fifth grade science teachers due to sex, District, Years of Experience, While there are differences due to qualification variable and specialization.
Full Text: 
Pages Count: 
145
Status: 
Published