ERIC Number: EJ232895
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980
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Books, Teachers, and Committees--A Comparative Essay on Authority in Science Education.
Fensham, Peter J.
European Journal of Science Education, v2 n3 p245-52 Jul-Sep 1980
This essay examines the respective roles of books, teachers, and committees as sources and authorities of scientific information in school science education. Analyzes and compares recent curriculum development trends in the United States, England, and Australia, pointing out differences in perspective regarding authorities about scientific knowledge. (CS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Identifiers - Location: Australia; United Kingdom (England)