ERIC Number: ED390649
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Science Education in the Rural United States. Implications for the Twenty-First Century. A Yearbook of the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science.
Otto, Paul B., Ed.
This yearbook of the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science (AETS) is designed to give a perspective on rural science education. It is presented in a sequence which leads from the definition and philosophy of rural science education, to the status of rural science education, research implications, the integration of science within the science disciplines, integration with mathematics and technology, Science-Technology-Society (STS), distance learning, political implications, Native Americans, and other cultures in rural science education. Chapters include: (1) "What is Rural Education?" (Horn, Jerry); (2) "Status of Science Education in Rural Schools" (Baird, Bill); (3) "Teaching and Learning Science in the Rural Setting" (Matthew, Kathleen); (4) "Rationale for an Integrated Approach to Teaching Science in the Rural School" (Prather, J. Preston); (5) "Blending Science, Mathematics, and Technology in the Rural Classroom" (Ostler, Elliot; and Grandgenett, Neal); (6) "STS in Rural Education" (Wright, Emmett); (7) "Rural Science Education: Water and Waste Issues" (Blunck, Susan; Crandall, Bill; Dunkel, Janet; Jeffryes, Curt; Varrella, Gary; and Yager, Robert); (8) "Distance Learning for Rural Schools: Distance Learning Defined" (Finson, Kevin; and Dickson, Michael); (9) "Political Ramifications for Rural Science Education in the Twenty-first Century" (Nachtigal, Paul); (10) "Science Education for Rural Native Americans" (Otto, Paul; Evans, Wayne; and Champagne, Liana); and (11) "Serving the Needs of Minority Students in Rural Settings" (Wilson, H. C.; and James, Robert). (JRH)
Descriptors: American Indians, Distance Education, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Integrated Curriculum, Minority Groups, Multicultural Education, Rural Schools, Science and Society, Science Education, Technology
University of South Dakota, 218-D Delzell Education Center, 414 E. Clark Street, Vermillion, SD 57069.
Publication Type: Books; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Association for the Education of Teachers in Science.; ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education, Columbus, OH.