The Science Education MA aims to reflect contemporary theory in all aspects of practice in science education: international, formal and informal. E. 1998. Translating and Using Research for Improving Teacher Education in Science and Mathematics (SALISH II). Iowa City: University of Iowa, Science Education Center. Taking statements of goals seriously is another trend. Goals can and should provide the framework for the curriculum, indicate the instruction selected, and provide form and structure for evaluating successes and failures. Each of these critical factors provides a basis for doing science in education.
Interestingly, the study of technology has always been seen as more interesting and useful than the study of science alone. Further, the public has often been more aware of and supportive of technological advances than those of basic science. Vellom, R.P., and Anderson, C.W. (1999). Reasoning about data in middle school science. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 36, 179-199.… Read more