Yıl 2014, Cilt 1, Sayı 2, Sayfalar 61 - 66 2016-02-25

A Study of Chinese College Students’ Images of the Scientist

Fang Huang [1] , Yanxiang Huang [2] , Zhi Min Chao Wei [3]

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Using the Draw-A-Scientist Test (DAST), this study investigated Chinese undergraduates’ images of scientists. The stereotype of the scientist was stable in Chinese undergraduates’ conceptions as an elderly or middle-aged, intelligent, knowledgeable, hardworking and committed male. Chinese students tended to view the scientist as not well adjusted, dressing simply, serious, thin, living an introverted and unpleasant life. However, alternative images such as a smiling face and an optimistic outlook also emerged in a small portion of the participants’ drawings of a scientist. Chinese students are impressed by the high social recognition and success of scientists. It is worth noting that most Chinese students imagined scientists as individuals working alone to conduct scientific studies. What is more, a considerable number of Chinese students regarded social contributions as the primary motivation for pursuing a scientific career instead of internal interests and passion for science.  

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Bibtex @ { ijcer167822, journal = {International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research}, issn = {}, eissn = {2148-3868}, address = {Mustafa AYDIN}, year = {2016}, volume = {1}, pages = {61 - 66}, doi = {}, title = {A Study of Chinese College Students’ Images of the Scientist}, key = {cite}, author = {Chao Wei, Zhi Min and Huang, Yanxiang and Huang, Fang} }
APA Huang, F , Huang, Y , Chao Wei, Z . (2016). A Study of Chinese College Students’ Images of the Scientist. International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research, 1 (2), 61-66. Retrieved from http://ijcer.net/issue/16049/167822
MLA Huang, F , Huang, Y , Chao Wei, Z . "A Study of Chinese College Students’ Images of the Scientist". International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research 1 (2016): 61-66 <http://ijcer.net/issue/16049/167822>
Chicago Huang, F , Huang, Y , Chao Wei, Z . "A Study of Chinese College Students’ Images of the Scientist". International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research 1 (2016): 61-66
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ISNAD Huang, Fang , Huang, Yanxiang , Chao Wei, Zhi Min . "A Study of Chinese College Students’ Images of the Scientist". International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research 1 / 2 (Şubat 2016): 61-66.