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ERIC Number: EJ625554
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-4308
Professional Development and Reform in Science Education: The Role of Teachers' Practical Knowledge.
van Driel, Jan H.; Beijaard, Douwe; Verloop, Nico
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v38 n2 p137-58 Feb 2001
Discusses professional development in the context of the current reforms in science education from the perspective of developing teacher knowledge. Points out the unsuccessful reform movement due to lack of considering teachers' existing knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors. Concludes that long-term professional development programs are needed to achieve lasting changes. (Contains 108 references.) (Author/YDS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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