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ERIC Number: ED292669
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Pages: 274
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-0-87168-291-5
The Science Curriculum. The Report of the National Forum for School Science (Crystal City, Virginia, November 14-15, 1986). This Year in School Science 1986.
Champagne, Audrey B., Ed.; Hornig, Leslie E., Ed.
The outgrowth of a conference on how science education can best meet the needs and expectations of society, this volume is designed to provide a source of information and ideas about the future of the school science curriculum. It contains 15 papers, including: "Critical Questions and Tentative Answers for the School Science Curriculum" (Audrey B. Champagne and Leslie E. Hornig); "The School Science Curriculum: Principles for a Framework" (P. J. Black); "A Match or Not a Match: A Study of Intermediate Science Teaching Materials" (Rosalie A. Cohen); "Project 2061: Education for a Changing Future" (F. James Rutherford, Andrew Ahlgren, Patricia Warren, and Janice Merz); "Data Resources to Describe U.S. Precollege Science and Mathematics Curricula" (Dorothy M. Gilford); "The Science Report Card: A Description of the 1985-86 NAEP Science Assessment and the Higher Order Skills Assessment Pilot Study" (Ina V. A. Mullis); "The Second International Mathematics Study: Major Findings and Implications" (Kenneth J. Travers); "The Current Status of Science Curricula: Insights from the Second International Science Study" (Willard J. Jacobson); "Science Curricula: An International Comparison Between the United States and the USSR" (Catherine P. Ailes and Francis W. Rushing); "Developing a National Indicator System for Monitoring Mathematics and Science Education" (Richard A. Shavelson, Jeannie Oakes, and Neil Carey); "Assessing the Quality of the Science Curriculum" (Senta A. Raizen); "What's Being Taught and Who's Teaching It" (Bill G. Aldridge); "The 1985-86 National Survey of Science and Mathematics Education" (Iris R. Weiss); "Updating the Science Curriculum: Who, What, and How?" (Joanne Capper); and "Reform in School Mathematics" (Thomas A. Romberg). (TW)
American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1333 H Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005 ($13.95).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: Carnegie Corp. of New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC.
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