ERIC Number: ED050971
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Dec
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Research and Curriculum Development in Science Education.
Butts, David P., Ed.
This is the second in a series of reports of research and curriculum development in science education. This monograph contains 16 papers reporting on research studies related to curriculum implementation in elementary school science. The reports are titled as follows: The Educational Experience: Toward a Paradigm of Teacher Education; Development of the TAB Science Test; Toward More Productive Inquiry in Elementary School Science; The Relationship Between Inquiry and Science Knowledge; The Relationship Between Strategies of Inquiry in Science and Student Cognitive and Affective Behavioral Change; An Assessment of Science Achievement of Five- and Six-Year-Old Students of Contrasting Socio-Economic Backgrounds; The Development of a Teacher Performance Competency Scale; A Comparative Study of the Effect of Practice with Elementary Children and with Peers in the Science Methods Course; A Study of the Impact of an Inservice Education Program on Teaching Behavior; The Development of an Instructional Decisions Test; A Comparison of the Effectiveness of Preservice and Inservice Teacher Education Programs; A Study of Teacher Change; A Study of Teacher Attitude Change; A Study of Teacher Characteristics as Predictors of Successful Implementation of an Innovative Curriculum; A Study of Contrasting Patterns of Inservice Education; Factors Affecting the Adoption of Change. A reference list is included with each paper. (PR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Research, Elementary School Science, Evaluation, Inquiry, Research, Science Education, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Education
University of Texas, Science Education Center, Austin 78712 ($3.00)
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Authoring Institution: Texas Univ., Austin. Science Education Center.