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ERIC Number: ED040073
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Feb
Pages: 76
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Seminar in the Design and Development of Science Instructional Materials, A Summary Report.
Showalter, Victor M.
Reported is an eight-week seminar conducted for ten junior high school science teachers. The purpose of the seminar was to develop attitudes to, and skills in, science teaching that would be consistent with the nature of science and the nature of the adolescent individual. The seminar was structured in four phases: development of science education theory, design and structuring of a science instructional unit, field trial of the instructional unit, and evaluation and revision of the instructional unit. Activities provided for each phase are described. Results of evaluation of the seminar by participants are reported. Recommendations are made relating to the provision and design of similar seminars. Appendices include a list of participants, a partial listing of references used in the seminar, two typical weekly schedules for phase one, a copy of the proposal for the seminar as submitted for funding, and participants' general reactions to the seminar. (EB)
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Authoring Institution: Educational Research Council of America, Cleveland, OH.
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