• Hendrik Härtig
  • Knut Neumann
  • Roger Erb
Translated title of the contributionExperimenting as an interaction of person and situation : Results from an expert survey
Scientific Inquiry is often regarded as a chronological or hierarchical process. Thus, each part needs specific skills, e. g. students are able to state a hypothesis. Within this paper we assume, that during each part of scientific inquiry many different person abilities (such as skills, knowledge, interest, …) have to be applied to solve the stated problem. We further hypothesize, that in different parts of the inquiry process a different set of these is needed. With the aim of presenting first evidence for this idea we conducted an expert rating. N = 74 experts were asked judging for each part of a hypothetical inquiry task which abilities are needed on a Likert-scale. The results show, that indeed different abilities are needed in different steps. Furthermore, only one ability should be added to our list in the experts’ opinion. These results are presented as a background for further projects which are aimed at enhancing students’ inquiry processes.
Original languageGerman
JournalZeitschrift für Didaktik der Naturwissenschaften
Pages (from-to)71-80
Number of pages10
StatePublished - 11.2017

    Research areas

  • Methodological research and development - Scientific Inquiry, Problem-solving, Expert Rating
  • Development of competencies and transitions

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