Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 1892

Full Length Research Paper

The level of understanding scientific and engineering practices in light of the next generation science standards among preservice student teachers

Alebous Tahani
  • Alebous Tahani
  • Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Faculty of Science Education, University of World Islamic Sciences and Education.
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  •  Received: 15 December 2020
  •  Accepted: 16 February 2021
  •  Published: 31 March 2021


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