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ERIC Number: ED013220
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 140
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Reference Count: 0
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THE ROLE OF CENTERS FOR SCIENCE EDUCATION IN THE PRODUCTION, DEMONSTRATION, AND DISSEMINATION OF RESEARCH.
HOWE, ROBERT W.; RICHARDSON, JOHN S.
PROCEEDINGS FROM A CONFERENCE HELD AT COLUMBUS, OHIO, FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF RESEARCH IN SCIENCE EDUCATION ARE REPORTED. PAPERS PRESENTED AT THE CONFERENCE ANALYZED STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES OF RECENT RESEARCH IN SCIENCE EDUCATION, IDENTIFIED RESOURCES, MODELS, AND THEORY FOR IMPROVING RESEARCH IN SCIENCE EDUCATION, IDENTIFIED ISSUES AND PROBLEMS IN SCIENCE EDUCATION, REPORTED ON THE ORGANIZATION AND FUNCTIONS OF SCIENCE EDUCATION CENTERS, PROPOSED STRATEGIES FOR CHANGING EDUCATIONAL PRACTICE, AND SUGGESTED GUIDELINES FOR ORGANIZING THE RESEARCH ENTERPRISE IN SCIENCE EDUCATION TO FACILITATE RESEARCH ACTIVITIES AND INCREASE THE IMPACT OF RESEARCH FINDINGS ON CLASSROOM PRACTICE. A SUMMARY OF THE CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CONFERENCE PARTICIPANTS IDENTIFY BASIC PROBLEMS IN SCIENCE EDUCATION RESEARCH AND SUGGEST ACTION FOR ALLEVIATING AND RESOLVING THESE DIFFICULTIES. THE SUGGESTIONS INCLUDE DEVELOPING A COORDINATING CENTER FOR SCIENCE EDUCATION WITH MULTIPLE FUNCTIONS TO ASSIST RESEARCHERS AND PRACTITIONERS CONCERNED WITH THE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF SCIENCE, PROVIDING INCREASED RESEARCH TIME FOR RESEARCHERS, DEVELOPING COOPERATIVE AND RELATED INVESTIGATIONS, AND IMPROVING COMMUNICATION AMONG RESEARCHERS AND BETWEEN RESEARCHERS AND PRACTITIONERS. (AG)
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Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Research Foundation.
Identifiers: COLUMBUS; Office of Education; OHIO; OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY