ERIC Number: EJ380549
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Technical Knowledge in Science Teaching.
Benson, Garth D.
Journal of Educational Thought, v22 n2A p219-25 Oct 1988
Argues that two types of knowledge are presented during biology lessons: disciplinary subject matter and the personal practical knowledge of the teaching process. Describes how a teacher's philosophical orientation/world view may direct students to conceptualize knowledge in a technical way, resulting in estrangement from practical understanding of the world. (DMM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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