ERIC Number: EJ391160
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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A Rationale for Using Personal Relevance as a Science Curriculum Focus in Schools.
Yager, Robert E.
School Science and Mathematics, v89 n2 p144-56 Feb 1989
Reviews evidence in support of the primacy of the personal relevance orientation in science education. Provides a quick review of four other orientations and their shortcomings for curriculum planning. Orientation reviews focus on: (1) the development of cognitive processes; (2) social adaptation and reconstruction; (3) academic rationalism; and (4) the curriculum conceived as technology. (RT)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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