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. Education science is closely related to pedagogy, which is the process of teaching. More specifically, however, education science is considered to be the study of improving the teaching process. The field of education science can include the examination and research of different teaching methods and how groups of students receive these methods, as well as the process of improving teaching methodologies.
Project 2061 is AAAS’s ongoing effort to improve science literacy in America through research and development focused on K-12 curriculum, assessment, and instruction. Project 2061 staff use their expertise as teachers, researchers, and scientists to help make literacy in science, mathematics and technology a reality for all students. Klahr, D., Fay, A.L., and Dunbar, K. (1993). Heuristics for scientific experimentation: … Read more