Issues in Science Education Science Competence in a Social and Ecological Context by Torsten Husen, John P. Keeves
  

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Issues in Science Education Science Competence in a Social and Ecological Context by Torsten Husen, John P. Keeves

This book presents a collection of papers from an international symposium on Science and Education in the 21st Century held at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences as part of a celebration of their 250th anniversary. The papers, written by leading scientists and educators, review the competence achieved by science teaching in secondary schools as well as the issues facing science education. The book also gives the first overview of what we know about sex differences in science achievement and attitudes, and analyses the factors behind these differences. Ecological aspects in science teaching are also discussed as are recommendations about science teaching for the future.

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This book represents an important contribution to a comparative reflection on science education and its role and future contribution to some of the questions facing society in the coming century. Australian Science Teachers Journal

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Hardback
264 pages

Author

Torsten Husen, John P. Keeves
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Publication date

20th February 1991

ISBN

9780080408019


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