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2019 Symposium on Taiwan Citizens Scientific Literacy in 2018

2019 Symposium on Taiwan Citizens’ Scientific Literacy in 2018

Date: November 15th–16th , 2019

Venue: Si-Wan College at National Sun Yat-sen University GE4020

Requester: Ministry of Science and Technology

Organizer: The Research Center for Promoting Civic Literacy


The project “Survey of Scientific Literacy”-funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Executive Yuan-carries out a large-scale sampling survey conducted nationwide in Taiwan. Currently, the three-year survey has been completed.

This project aims to develop an appropriate survey instrument that can be used to investigate the current situation of our citizens’ scientific literacy and lay the groundwork for the future data and research. Besides the situated assessment of the citizens’ scientific competency, the assessment framework covers comparisons of their scientific literacy via longitudinal research on the citizens’ performances in different years.

Through this symposium, the results and findings conducted in the third year of the project (2018) will be shared to those interested in Taiwan citizens’ scientific literacy.

Language: English

Registration information: https://forms.gle/QoWu2MYHzuEefU7C6 (On-site registration is not available).




Principal investigator: Prof. Huann-shyang Lin

Invited scholars: Prof. Frances Lawrenz, Prof. Wei-Chen Hung


Huann-shyang Lin, Zuway-R Hong, Chun-Yen Tsai, Yuh-Yuh Li, Yi-Ting Pan, National Sun Yat-sen University.

Hsin-Hui Wang, Australian Catholic University.

Sung-Tao Lee, National Taichung University.

Shu-Fen Lin, National Changhua University of Education.

Kuay-Keng Yang, National Pingtung University.

Jui-Chou Cheng, National Science and Technology Museum.

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