ERIC Number: ED261883
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
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Technological Literacy and the Science Curriculum. Curriculum Conference (Convent Station, New Jersey, March 27, 1985). Summary Report.
Berkowitz, Marion, Ed.; Kamsar, Joseph W., Ed.
A conference was held to create further impetus in the direction of improving a "K-12-all-students-science-technology" delivery program. The proceedings of the conference are provided in this document. They include: (1) an introduction; (2) highlights of the keynote address by F. James Rutherford (suggesting that teachers take initiative for needed reforms); (3) excerpts from the "Report of the Governor's Commission on Science and Technology" for New Jersey (with recommendations concerning science and technology education); (4) summaries of seven papers (discussing what technological literacy really means, technological literacy and the science curriculum, "The Brain" high school materials, a funded New Jersey junior high/middle school science/technology teaching project, and other topics); (5) a description of the Science Teachers and Scientists Interaction Project; (6) summaries of discussion/brainstorming sessions (examining the nature of technological literacy, how and when to teach it, and how to utilize technology in teaching to best develop technological literacy); and (7) the National Science Teachers Association definition of scientific and technological literacy. (JN)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Jersey Science Teachers Association, Inc., Hackensack.; New Jersey Science Supervisors Association.