ERIC Number: EJ613663
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Scientific Literacy: Another Look at Its Historical and Contemporary Meanings and Its Relationship to Science Education Reform.
DeBoer, George E.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v37 n6 p582-601 Aug 2000
Argues that instead of defining scientific literacy in terms of specifically prescribed learning outcomes, scientific literacy should be conceptualized broadly enough for local school districts and individual classroom teachers to pursue the goals that are most suitable for their particular situations along with the content and methodologies that are most appropriate for them and their students. (Contains 41 references.) (Author/YDS)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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