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Measuring Attitude Towards Chemistry, Biology, and Math at a Hispanic-Serving Institution

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submitted on 02.11.2020, 22:02 and posted on 09.11.2020, 20:47 by Jordan Chang, Erik Menke
The Attitude toward the Subject of Chemistry Inventory (ASCI V1), as well as two modified versions of the ASCI V1, were administered twice (pre- and post-semester) to three samples of students. Confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) was performed to compare the survey structure with prior work by others, and showed similar structure for the three versions. The survey results were then evaluated to compare student attitude with respect to chemistry, biology, and math as well as changes in attitudes. This work was approved by UC Merced's IRB.

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Building Capacity: Improving the Undergraduate Chemistry Experience by Green Chemistry, Active-learning, and Peer-led Experiences

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Howard Hughes Medical Institution, Inclusive Excellence in Science Education, award #GT11066

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Email Address of Submitting Author

emenke@ucmerced.edu

Institution

University of California, Merced

Country

United States

ORCID For Submitting Author

0000-0002-7819-2167

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No conflict of interest

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