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ERIC Number: ED418021
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 157
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of the National Technological Literacy Conference (11th, Arlington, VA, February 8-11, 1996).
Cheek, Dennis W., Ed.; Cheek, Kim A., Ed.
The papers in this volume represent a sampling of the perspectives shared at the 1996 National Technological Literacy Conference. The papers are divided into two sections. Section 1, "STS [science, technology, and society]: Philosophical and Sociological Perspectives," includes: (1) "Relevant Science: STS-Oriented Science Courses for All Students" (Art Hobson); (2) "Ethical and Political Dimensions of Technological Citizenship" (Andrew D. Zimmerman); (3) "The Objectives of Technology Education: A Philosophical Perspective" (Ahmad Zargari; Charles Patrick; Charles Coddington); (4) "Science Literacy Standards as Ethical Theories" (Barbara J. Reeves; Daniel R. Dunlap); and (5) "Writing Racial and Gender Equity into Science Classrooms" (L. Blasi). Section 2, "STS Education in K-12 Schools and Teacher Preparation Programs," contains: (1) "Rockefeller University's Science Outreach" (Bonnie Kaiser); (2) "Women and the Sciences at the Fieldston School: A Vertical Approach" (Barbara S. Silber; Tama K. Seife); (3) "The Cat in the Hat Comes Back" (Bernice Hauser); (4) "Bioethics Forum" (Donald R. Daugs); (5) "Science Sleuths: A Group Approach to Using Multi-Media" (Donald R. Daugs); (6) "Hands-on Science Education in Rural Pennsylvania" (Peter C. Stine); (7) "Effective, Energized Education--STS at its Best" (Carol A. Wilson); (8) "The Development of Students' HOCS [higher-order cognitive skills]--The Key to Progress in STES [science-technology-environment-society] Education" (Uri Zoller); and (9) "The Learning Cycle: A Vehicle for Change in Teacher Education" (Jane A. Berndt). A complete conference program follows the papers section. (EH)
National Association for Science, Technology, and Society (NASTS), 133 Willard Building, University Park, PA 16802.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association for Science, Technology, and Society, University Park, PA.
Note: For the 1995 proceedings, see ED 388 553.