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ERIC Number: ED556727
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Dec
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 24
Socio-Scientific Decision Making in the Science Classroom
Siribunnam, Siripun; Nuangchalerm, Prasart; Jansawang, Natchanok
Online Submission, International Journal for Cross-Disciplinary Subjects in Education v5 n4 p1777-1782 Dec 2014
The learning ability of students in science is improved by socio-scientific decision-making, an important activity that improves a student's scientific literacy, conceptual understanding, scientific inquiry, attitudes, and social values. The socio-scientific issues must be discussed during science classroom activities in the current state of 21st century skills. This paper expands upon how to enhance socio-scientific decision making in the classroom, presenting a detailed thematic review of socio-scientific decision which is relevant to research studies' needs, methods, general knowledge claims, and implications. The methods of studies consist of interviewing, class observation, open-ended questions, free writing, audio-tape recorded discussion, and role play. The result is that it can be recommended, taking into account their findings in teaching processes.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Mahasarakham University (Thailand), Faculty of Education; Institute for the Promotion of Teaching Science and Technology (IPST) (Thailand)
Authoring Institution: N/A