A Study of Teachers' Attitudes Toward the "New" Social Studies Page: 3
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is found on data having more than two groups, the Fisher's
t for multi-type comparisons is applied to determine where
the significant differences occur.
Analysis of the data reveals that the completion of
any one of the three types of preservice or in-service
preparation is not sufficient to produce a significantly
more favorable attitude toward the "new" social studies. No
combinations of the three types of training produce signifi-
cantly more favorable attitudes among the participants.
Analysis of the data also reveals that teachers under forty
years of age have a significantly more favorable attitude
than those over forty years of age. Teachers who have taught
three to ten years have a significantly more favorable atti-
tude than those who have taught eleven to fifteen years or
more than twenty-one years.
Teachers who have taught sixth grade for one to ten
years have a significantly more favorable attitude than those
who have taught sixth grade eleven to fifteen years. Teach-
ers in team-teaching or departmentalized classrooms show a
significantly more favorable attitude than those in self-
contained classrooms. Teachers using the Macmillan Company's
The Ways of Man and Silver Burdett's Man and Change have a
significantly more favorable attitude than those using
The Social Sciences: Concepts and Values, published by
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc. There is no significant
difference in the attitudes held by those teachers with
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McIntosh, Carolyn Jo Johnson, 1938-. A Study of Teachers' Attitudes Toward the "New" Social Studies, dissertation, August 1973; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc500739/m1/3/: accessed October 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .