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ERIC Number: EJ1102410
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Jan
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1303-6521
Recommendations towards Developing Educational Standards to Improve Science Education in Turkey
Keser, Ömer Faruk
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, v4 n1 Article 6 p46-53 Jan 2005
Obtaining technological and scientific knowledge process change incredibly and rapidly in today's society as individuals continuously must construct and reconstruct their expertise in a process of lifelong learning. For this reason, scientific literacy is also of increasing importance in individuals' workplace. So, suggested approaches to promote the quality of human life by the educators should be adopted in the process of accomplishing these goals. In this respect, the United States is known to follow certain standards in the content of National Science Education Standards (NSES) project for all activities aimed at improving science education about fifteen years. This study investigated and presented basic features of the NSES project in terms of objectives, practices, and evaluation criteria. Consequently, some suggestions were made to acquire different approaches to educational research in developing countries such as Turkey.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey; United States
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