ERIC Number: ED314275
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
A Preliminary Investigation into Modular Physical Science for Standards 9 and 10. Report No. 0-328.
Gray, D. J.
This report outlines the range of existing problems in science education and proposes that a modular based physical science curriculum would contribute to solving some of the identified problems and produce numerous advantages. The physical science curriculum will be divided into a "core" of fundamental modules (the absolute minimum knowledge of science upon which to base any further science instruction) and a range of academic (theory based) and applied (issue based) modules. Chapters consider problems; modular instruction; science education systems in other countries; goals of science education; terminology for modular science; procedures of module development; scheme for modular physical science; teachers and teaching in a modular system; and financial aspects. The Scotvec Modular Descriptor is appended. Seven pages of references are included. (Author/YP)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Human Sciences Research Council, Pretoria (South Africa).
Identifiers - Location: South Africa