ERIC Number: EJ449118
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
"But Where Are the Cossacks?": An Alternative Strategy for Popularization.
International Journal of Science Education, v13 n5 spec iss p597-601 1991
Proposes methods for the optimal popularization of science and technology to shape and influence public opinion about the utility of associated policies and goals. Emphasizes that such popularization should concentrate on enabling laypeople to acquire an adequate level of scientific and technological literacy, applicable to their everyday lives. (13 references) (JJK)
Descriptors: Change Agents, Change Strategies, Community Change, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Informal Education, Informal Education, Mass Media Role, Policy Formation, Postsecondary Education, Public Opinion, Science Education, Scientific and Technical Information, Scientific Literacy, Technological Literacy
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community; Policymakers; Researchers
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: "Informal Sources for Learning Science."