ERIC Number: ED042629
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-May-21
Reference Count: 0
Education and Alchemy: The Story of Wyndham Science.
Alexander, A. E.
This is a critical account of the introduction of a new science curriculum in New South Wales, Australia. The introduction of the new courses is contrasted with methods used to update science courses in other countries and in other Australian States. Reactions from teachers, students, and the public are reported. Statements by the curriculum designers, and administrators' reactions to criticisms of the courses are also included. Appended are a suggested set of objectives for secondary school science, a report of an International Congress organized by the Interunion Commission on Science Teaching, data from an attitude survey of freshman science students at two universities, and recommendations for syllabus reform from a meeting of science teachers. (EB)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Interdisciplinary Approach, International Education, Science Education, Science Education History, Secondary School Science
The Secondary School Science Assoc., 14 Morool St., Denistone 2114, New South Wales, Australia ($1.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Secondary School Science Association, Denistone, New South Wales (Australia).
Identifiers: Australia; Australia (New South Wales)