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ERIC Number: EJ389710
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Advocating Science: Literacy and Public Understanding.
Shortland, Michael
Impact of Science on Society, v38 n4 spec iss 152 p305-16 1988
Reviews several arguments deployed in favor of promoting the public understanding of science. Examines assumptions embodied in these arguments. An introductory discussion of scientific literacy is given and suggested as being a more appropriate goal because it provides more criteria for assessing the nature and understanding of science. (RT)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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