This programme aims to give students the academic and practical skills they need to develop a critical understanding of the role of science education, research and communication in society. Educational Design & Effectiveness is about learning and instruction in formal and informal settings, and effectiveness in schools. The National Research Council (NRC) of the National Academy of Sciences managed the first of two steps in the creation of the Next Generation Science Standards by developing the A Framework for K-12 Science Education , which was released July 2011.
In this framework, Progress in Science Education (PriSE) aims at fostering a stimulating exchange between researchers, teachers, and other stakeholders in the field, trying to investigate their ideas and visions, and to suggest approaches for an effective and sustainable development of science education in and out of school. Science, Technology, Engineering & Math, Liberal Arts, Humanities & Education, Social & Behavioral Sciences … Read more