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Document type:
Zeitschriftenaufsatz 
Author(s):
Drechsel, Barbara; Carstensen, Claus & Prenzel, Manfred 
Title:
The Role of Content and Context in PISA Interest Scales: A study of the embedded interest items in the PISA 2006 science assessment 
Abstract:
This paper focuses interest in science as one of the attitudinal aspects of scientific literacy. Large‐scale data from the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2006 are analysed in order to describe student interest more precisely. So far the analyses have provided a general indicator of interest, aggregated over all contexts and contents in the science test. With its innovative approach PISA embeds interest items within the cognitive test unit and its contents and contexts. The...    »
 
Keywords:
Scientific literacy, Science interest, Large‐scale studies, International comparisons, Multidimensional scaling 
Journal title:
International Journal of Science Education 
Year:
2011 
Journal volume:
33 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
S. 73-95 
Publisher:
Informa UK Limited 
E-ISSN:
0950-06931464-5289 
Date of publication:
01.01.2011