February 2014
European Journal of Educational Studies;2014, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p13
Academic Journal
The aim of the study was to investigate the acquisition of science process skills by Omani's pre-service social studies' teachers. Data were collected using a questionnaire which consisted of 14 items covering basic and integrated science process skills. The questionnaire was distributed to all 59 social studies students' teachers in the college of education at Sultan Qaboos University in the Sultanate of Oman. The results showed that they had average acquisition of science process skills and there was no difference due their gender.


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