ERIC Number: ED138448
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
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The Citizen and Science Almanac and Annotated Bibliography.
La Follette, Marcel Chotkowski, Comp.
This document is intended for use in an upper-level college undergraduate course for science or liberal arts majors. The topics are organized into groups as follows: (1) the general interactions of science with society; (2) the social institution and organizational institutions of science; (3) the interaction of science with American institutions such as the mass media, the law, and government; (4) particular complex problems encountered by science, involving criticism, controls and conscience. Each topic or subtopic includes some or all of the following: primary references, for use in researching lectures or in learning about an unfamiliar topic; synopsis of topic and its relation to the other topics; classroom suggestions, including discussion topics, examples or case studies; assignment suggestions; supplementary materials; other references. The annotated bibliography contains a selection of references pertinent to study of the public role of American science. Selection emphasizes references that are recently published on current topics, related to the United States, concerned with science (usually not technology), and that are understandable and available to the nonspecialist. (Author/CS)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, College Science, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Public Opinion, Science Education, Sciences, Scientific Attitudes, Scientific Enterprise, Scientists, Social Values, Teaching Guides, Technology
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Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
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Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ., Bloomington. Poynter Center on American Institutions.