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ERIC Number: ED194309
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Pages: 310
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Secondary School Science and Logical Thinking.
Strickland, A. W.
The goal of this project was to disseminate materials and information contained in two projects previously funded by the National Science Foundation. "Science Teaching and the Development of Reasoning" (Robert Karplus) and "The Cognitive Analysis Project" (John Renner) were the project materials disseminated in a two-phase effort. The first phase focused on creating sub-centers in four states (Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, and Illinois), training the directors of these sub-centers, and directing their energies toward secondary school dissemination. Phase two dealt with the task of preparing and completing the dissemination effort to public and private secondary school teachers in the four state area. The project provided aid to secondary school teachers in understanding the reasoning levels of secondary school science students (grades 7-12), using Piagetian stages of logical reasoning. (Author/DS)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ., Bloomington. School of Education.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to marginal legibility of original document. Module 10 "Suggested Readings" removed due to copyright restrictions.