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The impact of a cognitive acceleration programme in science on students in an academically selective high school

Venville, Grady; Oliver, Mary


This paper describes the impact of a thinking skills programme in science on the cognition of students in an academically selective high school. The research followed a sequential explanatory design with the collection and analysis of quantitative data in the first phase followed by the collection and analysis of qualitative data in the second phase. Participants were 582 Year 8 and Year 9 (ages 12–14) high school students and their science teachers fromeight schools who participated...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Thinking Skills and Creativity
DOI: 10.1016/j.tsc.2014.11.004
Access Rights: Open Access


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