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ERIC Number: ED011842
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963-Sep
Pages: 27
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EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH RELATED TO SCIENCE INSTRUCTION FOR THE ELEMENTARY AND JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL - A REVIEW AND COMMENTARY.
SMITH, HERBERT A.
SIGNIFICANT EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH RELATED TO ELEMENTARY AND JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHING IS REVIEWED. OUTSTANDING DEVELOPMENTS IN THE HISTORY OF ELEMENTARY AND JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHING AFTER 1850 ARE PRESENTED. GENERAL TYPES OF STUDIES INCLUDED IN THE SURVEY ARE DESCRIBED IN AN OVERVIEW OF THE RESEARCH IN SCIENCE EDUCATION DURING THIS SAME PERIOD. MAJOR CATEGORIES OF RESEARCH STUDIES INCLUDE (1) AIMS AND OBJECTIVES, (2) CURRICULUM, (3) TECHNOLOGY APPLIED TO SCIENCE INSTRUCTION, (4) TESTING AND EVALUATION, AND (5) TEACHER EDUCATION. SUBCATEGORIES OF CURRICULUM ARE (1) CONTENT AND GRADE PLACEMENT, (2) PROBLEM SOLVING, (3) CONCEPTS AND PRINCIPLES, (4) STUDENT INTERESTS, (5) READING DIFFICULTIES, AND (6) ENRICHMENT PROCEDURES. SUMMARIES OF SPECIFIC STUDIES INCLUDE BRIEF STATEMENTS OF PURPOSE, METHODOLOGY, AND FINDINGS. COMPLETE CITATIONS OF THE STUDIES REVIEWED ARE INCLUDED. THIS ARTICLE IS PUBLISHED IN THE "JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN SCIENCE TEACHING," VOLUME 1, NUMBER 3, SEPTEMBER 1963. (AG)
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Identifiers: American Association for Advancement of Science; Commission on Science Education