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A Place for Psychology in the Measurement and Assessment of Scientific Literacy

Teaching Institute Poster Session - Board: TI- 007
Thursday, May 27, 2010, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Back Bay Ballroom

Mark A. Krause
Southern Oregon University

Daniel P. Corts
Augustana College

Spencer J. Campbell
Augustana College

Measures of scientific literacy unfortunately do not include items pertaining to psychological science. We are working to integrate psychology into measurement and discourse on scientific literacy. In this presentation we share a tool for assessing literacy in psychology based on terminology and concepts students are most likely encounter in popular media reports of our field.

Subject Area: Teaching Institute
Keywords: Education

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