Teaching and Learning about Science and Societyby John M. Ziman, John Ziman
Pub. Date: 06/28/2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Ziman provides an informal account of the rationale of the new educational trend of offering science and technology in society courses; showing how many diverse factors are involved such as social and cultural objectives, political ideologies, vocational needs, scholarly standards and institutional capabilities.
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Table of Contents
Introduction; 1. Science education - for whom?; 2. The hard core of science; 3. Scientism and its manifestations; 4. The social model of academic science; 5. The R & D system; 6. Controversial STS issues; 7. Approaches to STS education; 8. Enlarging science education; 9. Getting STS education established; Index.
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