International Scholarly Research Notices / 2013 / Article / Tab 7

Research Article

Investigation of Students’ Alternative Conceptions of Terms and Processes of Gene Technology

Table 7

Frequency of common and specific categories of students’ conceptions within the terms and processes of gene technology (multiple terms possible).

Categories of conceptionsTerms and processes of gene technology (percentage)
GeneGenetic engineeringCloneEnzymeInheritance of traitsTransfer of genesChange of genotype

Common categories

Genotype28.580.538.812.417.2
Phenotype24.311.766.966.730.838.9
Procedure73.466.87.044.358.0
Pedigree16.079.159.728.0
Valuation18.96.432.6
Object23.692.055.928.1
Localization20.160.3

Specific categories

Container18.1
Transmission27.1
Individuality5.5
Function57.4
Source11.8
Container30.4

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