Una revisión del protocolo Draw-a-Scientist-Test(DAST)

  1. Radu Bogdan Toma 1
  2. Ileana María Greca Dufranc 1
  3. Martha Orozco Gómez 1
  1. 1 Universidad de Burgos

    Universidad de Burgos

    Burgos, España

    ROR https://ror.org/049da5t36

Revista Eureka sobre enseñanza y divulgación de las ciencias

ISSN: 1697-011X

Year of publication: 2018

Volume: 15

Issue: 3

Pages: 3104

Type: Article

DOI: 10.25267/REV_EUREKA_ENSEN_DIVULG_CIENC.2018.V15.I3.3104 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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For decades, studies have shown the existence of a stereotypical image of scientist between children among the world using the Draw-a-Scientist-Test (DAST) method. However, the methodological limitations associated with the DAST question the results obtained and highlight the need to develop new protocols to evaluate students’ conceptions about scientists. In this paper the methodological deficiencies of the DAST instrument are reviewed and some changed made to the original protocol are described. The pilot test carried out with 149 students of cultural diversity enrolled in 2nd to 6th grades of Elementary School shows that this modification allows a more reliable identification and analysis of students’ conceptions, reducing some of the methodological problems identified in the use of DAST

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