ERIC Number: ED390710
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Trends in Science and Technology Education: Reviews and Keynotes of the 7th IOSTE Symposium. (7th, De Koningshof Veldhoven, The Netherlands, August 23-31, 1994). Part 4.
van Trommel, Jacques, Ed.
The overall theme of the 7th International Organization for Science and Technology Education (IOSTE) symposium was "science and technology education in a demanding society". The aim of the symposium was to examine the state of science and technology education in the context of the main theme and to reflect on desirable and feasible educational innovations by exchanging and discussing ideas and practical experiences. The main body of the symposium was organized along two subthemes: claims and strategies, and strategies and empirical evidence. This book includes the following keynote addresses: (1) "Education: The Key Factor for the Positive or Negative Image of Science and Technology in Society" (Jan Terlouw); (2) "A Case from a World in Turmoil" (Prins Nevhutalu); (3) "Education in a Changing World, "Seen through the Eyes of a Policy-maker" (Mark Frequin); and (4) "Innovations in Science Education and Evidence from Classroom Learning" (Piet Lijnse). The following reviews are included under the subtheme "Claims and Strategies": (1) "STS Education: Contents and Teaching Methods, Assessment, and Teacher Education" (Arthur Jennings); (2) "STS Cross Curricular Themes: Environmental Education and National/Local Development" (David Cox); (3) "Science/Technology Education: Contents and Teaching Methods" (John Gilbert); (4) "Science/Technology Education: Teacher Education (Shosana Keiny). Reviews under the subtheme "Strategies and Empirical Evidence" include: (1) "STS Education: Content and Teaching Methods" (Uri Zoller); (2) "STS Cross Curricular Themes: Environmental Education and Decision Making" (Martha Monroe); (3) "Science/Technology Education: Contents and Teaching Methods" (R. Fleming); and (4) "Science/Technology Education: Education and Industry" (Graham Mulroney). (JRH)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Science and Society, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Science Instruction, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Technology Education
SLO, Department VO, P.O. Box 2041, 7500 CA Enschede, The Netherlands.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Authoring Institution: National Inst. for Curriculum Development (SLO), Enschede (Netherlands).; International Organization for Science and Technology Education.