ERIC Number: ED114278
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
K-12 Science Education in Iowa. Technical Report No. 6.
Glass, Lynn W.
This survey of K-12 science education in Iowa presents descriptive statistics in the following areas: (1) organization of the K-12 educational systems - including a description of the school districts and governing systems; (2) teacher education and certification - including a survey of science teachers in Iowa and teacher preparation institutions; (3) the Iowa classroom teacher - describing the educational levels and teaching experiences of Iowa science teachers; (4) program of instruction - describing state requirements for science education in grades K-12; (5) inservice education - describing inservice programs for science teachers and the monies budgeted for this purpose; and (6) implications for programs for the improvement of elementary and secondary science education in Iowa - describing some of the concerns brought out by the statistics of this survey. One concern is that the large number of teacher preparation institutions in Iowa have widely different programs and produce teachers with widely different preparations. (MLH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Iowa Univ., Iowa City. Science Education Center.
Identifiers - Location: Iowa