Changes in Science Education
Changes in Science Education

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Changes in Science Education

Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of problems associated with defining the Nature of Science

  • write in an informed way about the purposes of compulsory science education

  • be aware of the educational complications and implications associated with the phrase ‘the public understanding of science’

  • show an ability to comment critically on curriculum proposals that aim to promote science citizenship/scientific literacy

  • provide examples of how specific scientific understanding might be used by lay individuals in a practical context.


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