ERIC Number: ED115464
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
IPN, Institut fur die Padagogik der Naturwissenschaften (Institute for Science Education).
Kiel Univ. (West Germany). Institut fuer die Paedagogik der Naturwissenschaften.
The Institute for Science Education (IPN) at the University of Kiel is a supraregional research Institute which conducts research, through multidisciplinary approaches, in the field of science education. The IPN carries on this research from the psychological and social aspects, develops science curriculum materials, and evaluates their effects in schools. Approximately 50 scientists, educationalists, science educators and psychologists work at the Institute. The IPN is divided organizationally into the following departments: Biology Education, Chemistry Education, Physics Education, Educational and Psychological Methodology, Educational Sciences, and Administration and General Services. Some of the IPN projects involve developing a biology curriculum, chemistry curriculum, and physics curriculum. Some other projects involve the following studies: (1) motivation in science instruction, (2) cognitive operations and learning processes in student instruction; and (3) ecology in schools. The permanent and long-term functions of IPN are highlighted. (LS)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Curriculum Development, Educational Research, Instruction, Instructional Materials, International Education, Program Descriptions, Science Education, Student Motivation
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kiel Univ. (West Germany). Institut fuer die Paedagogik der Naturwissenschaften.
Identifiers - Location: West Germany