ERIC Number: EJ590370
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Contemplating Criteria for Science Education Reform: The Case of the Olympia School District.
Tippins, Deborah; Weiseman, Katherine; Nichols, Sharon E.
School Science and Mathematics, v98 n7 p389-96 Nov 1998
Examines the dynamics of the science-curriculum reform process. Highlights the nature of metaphors guiding reform efforts; the influence of social, historical, economic, and political forces on the reform process; the use of local and professional languages as discourses for communicating about reform; and the complex power relations that influence the micropolitics of reform. Contains 22 references. (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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