Reforming Science Education: Social Perspectives and Personal Reflections / Edition 1

Reforming Science Education: Social Perspectives and Personal Reflections / Edition 1

by Rodger W. Bybee
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807732601
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
03/28/1993
Series:
Ways of Knowing in Science Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.15(w) x 8.95(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Pt. IPerspectives on Science Education1
1The New Transformation of Science Education5
2Science Education and the Emerging Ecological Society20
3Science Education Policies for an Ecological Society: Aims and Goals38
Reflections52
Pt. IISTS and the Sisyphean Question in Science Education55
4The Restoration of Confidence in Science Education59
5The Sisyphean Question in Science Education71
6Science Education and the STS Theme85
Reflections98
Pt. IIIConsiderations in Reforming Science Education101
7Contemporary School Science: The Evolution of Teachers and Teaching103
8Planet Earth in Crisis: How Should Science Educators Respond?118
9The STS Theme in the Science Curriculum133
Reflections144
Pt. IVThe Contemporary Reform of Science Education147
10Leadership, Responsibility, and Reform in Science Education149
Reflections169
References175
Index191
About the Author198

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