ERIC Number: ED093614
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: N/A
European Curriculum Studies No. 6: Physics.
Halls, W. D.; And Others
This publication in physics shows the wide diversity that still exists in teaching science at the upper secondary level. One section deals with the teaching aims of physics teachers as actually stated by different countries. These are listed in a table including a total of 53 items. A second table lists the official publications giving programs for teaching physics in the academic secondary school. A summary is presented comparing degrees of freedom of interpretation in the various countries related to structure and content of the syllabus for teaching physics. Detailed summaries of teaching methods are presented in one of the appendices. The terminal examination is discussed, and pertinent data are presented from the various countries. The role of physics in the curriculum and future trends are presented. An extensive bibliography is included, and sample examination questions from various countries are found in an appendix to the booklet. (EB)
Descriptors: Curriculum, International Education, Physics, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Secondary School Science
Council for Cultural Co-operation, Council of Europe, Strasbourg, France ($3.00)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for Cultural Cooperation, Strasbourg (France).