ERIC Number: ED309083
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Developing Science Education Goals. Science Education. Science Curriculum Concept Paper.
Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem.
This paper provides background information for setting science education goals. The first part, "History of Reform in Science Education," describes: (1) the National Science Foundation (NSF) curriculum materials and their characteristics in the late 1950s; (2) the milestone studies and the status of science education in the 1970s; and (3) the crisis in science education in the 1980s as described by various reports and the failure of schools to implement NSF curriculum materials. The second part, "Current Goals of Science Education," discusses the relationships of science to society, the common features of exemplary science programs, and four sets of proposed goals of science education. A total of 25 references are listed. (YP)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem.
Note: For Concept Paper No. 2 see SE 050 740.