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Hingant, Benedicte; Albe, Virginie – Studies in Science Education, 2010
This literature review provides an overview of recent studies on the introduction of nanosciences and nanotechnologies in secondary education. Four salient research topics have emerged: questions and reflections preceding curriculum development on nanosciences and nanotechnologies lessons; research on students' conceptualisations of nano-related…
Descriptors: Technology, Technological Advancement, Science Education, Secondary Education
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Jenkins, Edgar W. – Studies in Science Education, 2009
This paper offers a commentary upon a number of recent documents from different countries concerned with the reform of school science education. It identifies and considers in turn four issues drawn from the documents: the way in which science is defined; the reference to science as a whole rather than as discrete disciplines; the nature of…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Scientific Principles, Educational Change, Science Education
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Brock, W. H. – Studies in Science Education, 1975
Presents a bibliography of general sources of information on the history of science education in Great Britain. Describes by topic some of the research published in recent years by historians of science and education. Topics include examinations, the laboratory, textbooks, teaching methods, medicine and pharmacy, women's education, and others. (…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Curriculum Development, Instruction, International Education
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Johnstone, Alex H. – Studies in Science Education, 1974
Reported is an evaluation of chemistry syllabuses in Scotland. The development of the curriculum reform movement is briefly sketched, syllabus content described, student reactions and attitudes noted, student performance surveyed, and experimental studies summarized. The author concludes that curriculum developers should be warned against…
Descriptors: Chemistry, College Science, Curriculum Development, Instruction
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Schaefer, G. – Studies in Science Education, 1974
The functions of the Institute for Science Education (IPN) at Kiel, West Germany, are described. The main activities of the IPN focus on development of curricula for science education and investigation of special problems arising in science teaching. (PEB)
Descriptors: Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Elementary School Science, Integrated Curriculum
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West, R. W. – Studies in Science Education, 1974
Described are some of the activities, roles, problems and projects of the Education (Research) Committee of the Association for Science Education. (PEB)
Descriptors: Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Research, Professional Associations
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Kenway, Jane; Gough, Annette – Studies in Science Education, 1998
Reviews literature related to gender, science discourse, and the discourse designed to enhance girls' post-school options through nontraditional choices. Contains 116 references. (DDR)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Curriculum Development, Educational Experience, Elementary Secondary Education
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McCulloch, Gary – Studies in Science Education, 1998
Reviews and evaluates the contribution of historical studies in science education with particular reference to the case of England and Wales, where there are a series of challenges that threaten to undermine the enterprise as a whole. Contains 67 references. (DDR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Science Education
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Ravetz, Jerome R. – Studies in Science Education, 1997
Offers insight into the sorts of questions that might be asked in scientific inquiry and suggests a new sort of question--What If?--complementary to those questions which have traditionally dominated scientific practices. (PVD)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Hermeneutics
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Orpwood, Graham – Studies in Science Education, 1995
Begins with a review of Canadian science education and the status of science standards development across Canada. Focuses on Ontario and a curriculum restructuring project taking place there. Contains 27 references. (DDR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Han, Jong-Ha – Studies in Science Education, 1995
Provides a general description of the National Science Curriculum in Korea including its involvement in science textbook development. Discusses evaluation procedures for science programs and textbooks. Also contains information on curriculum policy and assumptions about learning. (DDR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Bell, Beverley; Carr, Malcolm; Jones, Alister – Studies in Science Education, 1995
Discusses curriculum development in New Zealand from educational, social, political, and historical perspectives. Describes and critiques the development process. Contains 70 references. (DDR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Harlen, Wynne – Studies in Science Education, 1995
Presents the state of science education in Scotland beginning with a historical perspective, information about education, and a brief account of developments since the 1960s. Contains 33 references. (DDR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Government School Relationship
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Butler, Jim – Studies in Science Education, 1995
Traces the evolution of science teachers' understandings of the complex process of judging standards of student achievement in Queensland high schools. Contrasts the Queensland system with other systems in Australia. Contains 37 references. (DDR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Black, Paul – Studies in Science Education, 1995
Traces the evolution of national curriculum policy in Great Britain focusing on England and Wales. Provides three versions of the national curriculum for science and a framework for assessment and testing. Contains 83 references. (DDR)
Descriptors: British National Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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