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Ryder, Jim – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2002
One consequence of the advancing globalization and technological dependence of society is that people outside professional science are finding that issues of concern to them have a science dimension. I consider how school science education can support engagement with scientific information. I contend that teaching about the epistemology of science…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Epistemology, Educational Objectives, Citizenship
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Long, Bryan; Winter, Richard – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1983
Examples of children's discussions about Escher Kaleidocycles are utilized to show the importance of connecting mathematics to its sources in sense experience, rather than just teaching the conventions which are meaningless to many students. (IS)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics
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Owen, J. G. – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1972
The futures for which education prepares those who are to enter adult society must include a future of altruism as well as a future of marketable usefulness. Choices must be made in education in the arts, such as in music education, about the ways in which learning shall be conducted. (Author)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Expressionism, Music
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Hecht, Michael – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1972
Traditional language teaching has emphasized study to the exclusion of exercise and performance. It is recommended here that the true language laboratory be the drama studio, which gives scope and impulse to every form of linquistic expression, and which has a great range of resources, media and modes of activity. (Author/JB)
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Course Descriptions, Curriculum Evaluation, Drama
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Wringe, Sally – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1974
A critique of the Schools Council Humanities program discusses the lack of clarification of what the stated achievements of understanding, discrimination, and judgement in the human field really consist; what they logically entail, and what methodologies are consistent with them. (JH)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Course Objectives, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation