ERIC Number: EJ383253
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Instruction Addressing the Components of Scientific Literacy and Its Relation to Student Outcomes.
Mitman, Alexis L.; And Others
American Educational Research Journal, v24 n4 p611-33 Win 1987
The lessons of 11 seventh-grade life science teachers were observed to determine the extent to which they made linkages between science content and its societal, reasoning, historical, or attitudinal implications. Results indicate a gap between scientific literacy as a normative goal of science instruction and current teaching practice. (TJH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: An earlier version of this paper was presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (French Lick Spring, IN, April 15-18, 1985).