School Students’ Motivation for Learning Sciences: How is it Influenced by Self-confidence in Science and Inquiry-based Teaching Approach?

  • Palmira Pečiuliauskienė Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania
  • Alena Belakoz Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno, Belarus
Keywords: motivation for learning science, self-confidence in science, inquiry-based learning

Abstract

The article deals with the Lithuanian school students’ motivation for learning science on the basis of TIMSS 2015 data. This article analyses the influence of two factors on motivation for learning science: the self-confidence in science of school students’ and teaching science using inquiry-based approach. The purpose of the research is to analyze the influence of self-confidence in science and the influence of teaching science by inquiry approach on students’ motivation for learning science.

Published
2019-10-18
How to Cite
Pečiuliauskienė, P., & Belakoz, A. (2019). School Students’ Motivation for Learning Sciences: How is it Influenced by Self-confidence in Science and Inquiry-based Teaching Approach?. Pedagogy, 134(2), 121-134. https://doi.org/10.15823/p.2019.134.8
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