ERIC Number: EJ586734
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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What Do Practicing Applied Scientists Do and What Are the Implications for Science Education?
Gott, R.; Duggan, S.; Johnson, P.
Research in Science and Technological Education, v17 n1 p97-107 May 1999
Argues that procedural understanding--or the "know-how" of science--is a key issue in employment but one that is not easily identified. When questioned about the science they use in their work, employers and employees tend to refer to traditional scientific concepts and find it difficult to describe the procedural knowledge required in their work. (Author/WRM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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