ERIC Number: ED463159
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Learning Science and the Science of Learning. Science Educators' Essay Collection.
Bybee, Rodger W., Ed.
This yearbook addresses critical issues in science learning and teaching. Contents are divided into four sections: (1) "How Do Students Learn Science?"; (2) "Designing Curriculum for Student Learning"; (3) "Teaching That Enhances Student Learning"; and (4) "Assessing Student Learning." Papers include: (1) "How Students Learn and How Teachers Teach" (Angelo Collins); (2) "Applying the Science of Learning to the Education of Prospective Science Teachers" (Jose P. Mestre and Rodney R. Cocking); (3) "Scientific Inquiry, Student Learning, and the Science Curriculum" (Rodger W. Bybee); (4) "Supporting the Science-Literacy Connection" (Jeanne Rose Century, Joseph Flynn, Doris Santamaria Makang, Marian Pasquale, Karen M. Robblee, Jeffrey Winokur, and Karen Worth); (5) "Reaching the Zone of Optimal Learning: The Alignment of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment" (Stephen J. Farenga, Beverly A. Joyce, and Daniel Ness); (6) "Alignment of Instruction with Knowledge of Student Learning" (Paul Jablon); (7) "Learner Centered Teaching" (Jeffrey Weld); (8) "Using the Laboratory To Enhance Student Learning" (Michael P. Clough); (9) "Using Assessment To Help Students Learn" (J. Myron Atkin); (10) "Assessing Student Learning" (Anne M. Cox-Peterson and Joanne K. Olson); (11) "Curriculum Reform, Professional Development, and Powerful Learning" (Janet Carlson Powell, James B. Short, and Nancy M. Landes); and (12) "Professional Development and How Teachers Learn: Developing Expert Science Teachers" (Katherine E. Stiles and Susan Mundry). (YDS)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Learning Processes, Professional Development, Science Curriculum, Science Instruction, Science Teachers, Scientific Literacy
NSTA Press, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201-3000. Web site: http://www.nsta.org.
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Science Teachers Association, Arlington, VA.
Note: Introduction by Harold Pratt.