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Van Zee, Emily H.; Roberts, Deborah – Science Education, 2001
Reports on a study designed to document and interpret ways in which prospective teachers engage in pedagogical inquiries and use their findings as a basis for learning to teach courses on methods of teaching science in elementary schools. Suggests that these prospective elementary school teachers had prior knowledge of science learning and…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Preservice Teachers, Science Education, Standards
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Ogawa, Masakata – Science Education, 2001
Critically examines the revisions of school education in Japan in general, and of science education and science teacher education in particular. Discrepancies between two national policies--namely the revision policy and science and technology as Japan's survival strategy--are examined from a sociocultural viewpoint. (Author/MM)
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Public Policy
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Kuhn, David J. – Science Education, 1970
Reviews the philosophical basis and rationale for the secondary school level biology methods course at Mankato State College. Course emphasizes these topics and activities: science curriculum developments, textbooks, student presentations, laboratories; lesson plans, demonstrations, continuing project, evaluation, controversial issues; curriculum…
Descriptors: Biology, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Instruction
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Koran, John J., Jr. – Science Education, 1970
Compared the effect of a film-mediated model to the effect of a self rating, written model in developing trainees' ability to ask appropriate classroom questions. Showed no significant difference between the two methods. (PR)
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Elementary School Teachers, Learning, Preservice Teacher Education
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Charlier, Patricia S; Charlier, Roger H – Science Education, 1971
Discusses development of courses in general oceanography at university levels. Designed for preservice elementary and secondary school teachers and general education students, the suggested courses are appropriate for inland as well as coastal universities and for instruction in the social and cultural impact of science. (JM)
Descriptors: College Science, Curriculum, Earth Science, Elementary School Teachers
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Selberg, Edith M.; Peterson, Kenneth – Science Education, 1971
Describes a program which trained and assisted teachers to initiate inquiry lessons in their own classrooms, and then assist other teachers in their schools implement similar lessons. Reports evaluation of the program, and states implications for teacher education. (AL)
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Elementary School Science, Evaluation, Inquiry
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Voelker, Alan M. – Science Education, 1971
Descriptors: Educational Problems, Educational Trends, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Education
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Troxel, Verne A. – Science Education, 1971
Descriptors: Methods Courses, Preservice Teacher Education, Program Descriptions, Science Education
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Stronck, David R. – Science Education, 1971
Descriptors: Comparative Testing, Evaluation, General Science, Grade 7
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George, Kenneth D.; Nelson, Miles A. – Science Education, 1971
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Elementary School Science, Evaluation, Inquiry
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Science Education, 1971
Describes three recommended physics programs (minor, basic, and advanced) for prospective high school physics teachers. Provides descriptions of the expected content of the courses in the programs. (AL)
Descriptors: College Science, Course Descriptions, Curriculum, Physics
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Miller, Beverly W. – Science Education, 1971
Descriptors: Biology, Curriculum, Inservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teacher Education
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McCormack, Alan J. – Science Education, 1971
"Creativity training may be included as a portion of an existing elementary methods course and effect gratifying creativity improvement with no loss in subject-matter achievement." The possibility that "the creativity-trained person becomes more creative because he values creativity more" suggests a modification of Guilford's Structure of…
Descriptors: Achievement, Affective Behavior, Creativity, Methods Courses
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Lawlor, Elizabeth P. – Science Education, 1974
Examines the way children learn from each other in the science classroom, and in particular deals with the question: "What can we do in teacher training to help teachers learn how to foster child-child learning?" (JR)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Educational Research, Elementary School Science, Interaction
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Berger, J. Joel; Goldberg, Harris P. – Science Education, 1974
Describes the science teacher education program developed by the faculty of Richmond College of the City University of New York, in which a close working relationship has been established with the cooperating teachers. Both student teachers and the cooperating classroom teachers enthusiastically endorse the effectiveness of this student teaching…
Descriptors: Cooperating Teachers, Educational Programs, Preservice Teacher Education, Program Descriptions
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