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ERIC Number: EJ673789
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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The Concept of Scientific Literacy: A View of the Current Debate as an Outgrowth of the Past Two Centuries.
Oliver, J. Steve; Jackson, David F.; Chun, Sajin; Kemp, Andrew; Tippins, Deborah J.; Leonard, Ruth; Kang, Nam Hwa; Rascoe, Barbara
Electronic Journal of Literacy through Science, v1 n1 2001
Suggests that an understanding of the historical roots of scientific literacy can help contemporary science educators better address current and future controversies. Shows that modern controversies about this goal actually revolve around much older and more general debates about the broader importance of science in society, science in education, and the means for achieving understanding of science through schooling. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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