ERIC Number: EJ512611
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Science Education as an Exercise in Foreign Affairs.
Cobern, William W.
Science and Education, v4 n3 p287-302 Jul 1995
Argues that current thinking about science teaching and conceptual change needs to be counterbalanced by contextual or cultural constructivist ideas. A collaborative view should include the sociological study of cultural milieus in which scientific ideas arise. The logic of discovery from a sociological point of view implies that conceptual change can also be viewed from a sociological perspective. (69 references) (Author/JRH)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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