ERIC Number: EJ895326
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Sep
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Academic Science, Cultural Intransigence, and Devious Educo-Politics
Aikenhead, Glen S.
Cultural Studies of Science Education, v5 n3 p613-619 Sep 2010
In the context of educational soundness, a case is made for distinguishing between two overlapping concepts: academic science and relevant science. In the context of political reality, a case is made for a science educator to hone strategies that co-opt, circumvent, or marginalize political adversaries before they do the same to you.
Descriptors: Science Curriculum, Science Education, Science Teachers, Politics of Education, Evaluation
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