ERIC Number: ED218096
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Education in the 80's: Science.
Rowe, Mary Budd, Ed.
Designed to serve as a resource for science teachers, kindergarten through college, this publication contains 10 chapters, each focused on a topic of interest to science teachers working in the 1980's. Chapter titles and their authors are: (1) Understanding Science as a Cultural Phenomenon - Mission for the 80's, Drew Christianson; (2) What Research Says about Student-Student Interaction in Science Classrooms, Roger T. Johnson and David W. Johnson; (3) Linking Teacher Behaviors and Student Behaviors in Science, James R. Okey and David P. Butts; (4) Learning Science in Informal Settings Outside the Classroom, John J. Koran, Jr., and Lynn D. Shafer; (5) The Effects of Activity-Based Science in Elementary Schools, Ted Bredderman; (6) Attitudes and Science Education, Carl F. Berger; (7) The Role of Laboratory Work in Science Courses: Implications for College and High School Levels, Elizabeth H. Hegarty; (8) Problems in Understanding Physics (Kinematics) Among Beginning College Students - With Implications for High School Courses, Lillian C. McDermott; (9) Conceptual Development Research in the Natural Setting of a Secondary School Science Classroom, James Minstrell; and (10) The Computer and the Teacher, Joseph I. Lipson and Laurette F. Lipson. A brief biographical sketch of each of the contributors is also included. (PEB)
Descriptors: Achievement, Attitudes, College Science, Computer Science, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Science Instruction, Scientific Literacy, Secondary School Science
National Education Association, 1201 Sixteenth St., N.W., Washington, DC 20036.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - General; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC.