ERIC Number: ED324244
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
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Science, Technology and Society. Science Curriculum Concept Paper #3.
This paper proposes a teaching model for the implementation of a Science-Technology-Society (STS) curriculum. The topics of technologic literacy, STS goals, and STS instruction are included. The historical and contemporary perspective of technology is addressed. The Graham model of STS instruction is compared with the Oregon instructional model. The eight parts of the Oregon model are described by the following: (1) "Issues in Application of Technology"; (2) "Diagnosis of Understanding"; (3) "Technological Processes"; (4) "Instructional Method and Technology"; (5) "Science Content"; (6) "Essential Learning Skills"; (7) "Problem Solving and Decision Making"; and (8) "Responsible Action". (KR)
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Decision Making, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Models, Problem Solving, Science and Society, Science Education, Science History, Scientific Literacy, Secondary Education, Secondary School Science, Social Problems, Teaching Methods, Technological Literacy, Technology
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
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Authoring Institution: Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem.