Investigating the factors that affects the Ocean Literacy level of Hong Kong senior secondary students

Ashtha GURUNG

Research output: Other contributionHonours Projects (HP)

Abstract

This study was conducted to investigate the ocean literacy level of senior secondary Hong Kong school students. It aimed to find what factor influences the ocean literacy level. Factors such as gender, ethnicity, time spent learning about the ocean, exposure to the ocean and their attitude towards the ocean were investigated. The instrument used in this study was international ocean literacy survey and survey of ocean stewardship. This study found that high ocean literacy is positively correlated with time spent learning about the ocean and attitude towards the ocean. This study also conducts an analysis on formal school curriculum and recommends reforming the curriculum to include more ocean related topics as well as experiential learning.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2021

Keywords

  • Honours Project (HP)
  • Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Science) (Five-year Full-time)
  • Programme code: A5B085
  • Course code: SCG4025

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