ERIC Number: ED260944
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
A Tool for Assessing and Revising the Science Curriculum. Revised Edition.
Gerlovich, Jack A.; And Others
This document was developed to encourage and aid local schools in the assessment of their science curricula on a continuous basis. It provides: (1) a 21-step implementation schedule for conducting a science curriculum assessment and/or revision; (2) a model for assisting schools in developing their science philosophy, goals, and topics; (3) recommendations for levels at which suggested topics are introduced, reinforced, and emphasized; (4) an instrument for matching local science curriculum needs to available science programs; and (5) instructions for using the cloze procedure to determine whether or not students can read and comprehend science materials. (JN)
Descriptors: Biology, Chemistry, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Earth Science, Educational Assessment, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Physics, Process Education, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Science Programs, Secondary School Science
Publication Type: Guides - General; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Dept. of Public Instruction, Des Moines.
Identifiers - Location: Iowa