An-Najah University Journal for Research - B (Humanities)


The study aimed to determine the level of scientific literacy among female students of Hayel University at the first semester of the academic year (2016/2017), and to investigate the impact of specialization and academic level variables on this level. The random sample consisted of (270) students in the disciplines of health science and English department and primary teaching. To achieve the goals of research researcher has developed a test to measure the level of scientific literacy consist of (60) items. The results show the level of scientific literacy for the students medium, as the results showed that there are significant differences in favor of the students in seventh level in scientific literacy, also showed superiority of students of Health Sciences in the field of scientific content, also primary teaching in the area of the nature of science. Finally, in light of these finding some recommendations were stated.