Average Review: 3 (3.3)

Relevance of Science Education (ROSE) Student Questionnaire

Supplemental Information:

n/a

Assessment Type:

Point scale items w/one open-ended question

Scale:

Various point scales

Publication Date:

Nov 07, 2008

Respondent:

15-year-olds

Domain(s) Evaluated:

Engagement, Attitude

Sample items:

How interested are you in. . . how people, animals, plants and the environment depend on each other? To what extent do you agree with the following statements . . . I can personally influence what happens with the environment. School science has opened my eyes to new and exciting jobs. Thanks to science and technology, there will be greater opportunities for future generations. [Outside of school], how often have you . . . tried to find the star constellations in the sky?

Reliability:

Cronbach's Alpha: 0.90

Validity:

present & acceptable

Frequency:

frequently

Administration time:

45 minutes

Requires a Computer:

No

Requires Internet Access:

No

Primary reference:

Schreiner, C. & Sjoberg, S. (2004). Sowing the Seeds of Rose. Background, Rationale, Questionnaire Development and Data Collection for ROSE (The Relevance of Science Education)—A Comparative Study of Students' Views of Science and Science Education. Department of Teacher Education and School Development. University of Oslo.

Comments:

Data using the ROSE assessment is being collected in 35 countries. Additional studies using ROSE have been conducted, e.g. http://roseproject.no/network/countries/norway/eng/nor-schreiner-thesis.pdf

Other Reference:
Kim, H. (2011). Inquiry-Based Science and Technology Enrichment Program: Green Earth Enhanced with Inquiry and Technology. Journal of Science Education and Technology, 20, 803-814.
The study made use of the ROSE student questionnaire. However it was combined with ATST (Attitudes Toward Science Test).

STEM Criteria

Science

Yes

Technology

No

Engineering

No

Math

No
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Contact

Svein Sjøberg svein.sjoberg@ils.uio.no Fredrik Jensen fredrik.jensen@naturfagsenteret.no