Opinion about Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) among Students of Elementary Education

Authors

  • Jana Ambrožič Dolinšek
  • Andrej Šorgo

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14720/abs.52.2.15199

Keywords:

genetically modified organisms, GMO, prospective primary school teachers, students of elementary education

Abstract

The objective of the article is to present the results of a survey of attitudes toward genetic modified organisms, conducted by questionnaire given to 359 prospective primary school teachers from three Slovene pedagogical faculties. Analysis of their answers, their agreement or disagreement with statements connected with GMOs, reveals uncertainty, distrust and rejection. By factorial analysis of their answers we identified and evaluated some of the concerns and fears connected with emerging new technologies, attitudes toward education about GMOs and levels of trust in scientific research.

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01.12.2009

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Ambrožič Dolinšek, J., & Šorgo, A. (2009). Opinion about Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) among Students of Elementary Education. Acta Biologica Slovenica, 52(2), 21-31. https://doi.org/10.14720/abs.52.2.15199

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