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Kali, Yael, Ed.; Linn, Marcia, Ed.; Roseman, Jo Ellen, Ed. – Teachers College Press, 2008
This edited collection synthesizes current research on the most promising methods and models for designing coherent science instruction. Arising from the National Science Foundation-funded Delineating and Evaluating Coherent Instructional Designs for Education (DECIDE) project, this volume combines the insights of researchers from two Centers for…
Descriptors: Scientific Principles, Science Instruction, Science Education, Instructional Design
Pereira, Peter, Ed.; Roby, Thomas W., Ed. – 1985
This document consists of: (1) an introduction; (2) the first and last chapters of Harold Dunkel's manuscript titled "Writ in Water: The Epitaph of Educational Innovation"; (3) an invited address (presented at a session sponsored by an American Educational Research Association Special Interest Group on the Creation and Utilization of Curriculum…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Innovation
Harlen, Wynne, Ed. – 1983
Provided are edited background papers prepared for a Meeting of Experts on the Incorporation of Science and Technology in the Primary School Curriculum. Papers are organized into four major sections. Section 1 is concerned with such topics as the rationale and objectives of science and technology in primary schools, selection of appropriate…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Educational Trends, Elementary Education
Cranch, Edmund T. – Engineering Education, 1987
Discusses the status of continuing engineering education in the United States and emphasizes the need for career-long learning in engineering. Presents some perspectives from industry and academia regarding continuing education, along with the role of professional engineering societies in career development. (TW)
Descriptors: College Science, Continuing Education, Corporate Education, Engineering Education
Rubba, Peter A., Ed.; And Others – 1993
This book addresses the question: What is being done to educate current and future teachers of science so that they will be successful in promoting meaningful learning of science? The authors of the 15 chapters in this yearbook explore various dimensions of the preparation and enhancement of teachers of science, including practical and…
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Education Courses, Education Majors, Educational Change
Birnie, Howard H. – 1991
The 1990-91 school year is the year of elementary science in Saskatchewan. Precipitated by the Core Curriculum revolution, the implementation of new curriculum in all subject areas from K to 12 begins with science in 1990-91 and continues with other subjects for almost ten years. Scheduled to be implemented after careful assessment and pilot…
Descriptors: Core Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Educational Philosophy, Elementary Secondary Education
Maley, Donald, Ed.; Smith, Kenneth L., Ed. – 1991
This publication on Aerospace Programs is a special edition of "Technology Education" featuring descriptions of 15 select aerospace education programs from diverse localities spanning the full range of instructional levels. Following introductory material, the monograph contains the following largely unedited program descriptions: (1)…
Descriptors: Aerospace Education, College Science, Community Colleges, Curriculum Development