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Haber-Schaim, Uri – Science Education, 1974
Described and discussed is a pilot program aimed at making some college students qualified teachers of physics and chemistry at the high school level. The program was developed by the Physical Science Group, then a part of the Education Development Center at Newton, Massachusetts, but it was piloted at Rhode Island College, Southwest Minnesota…
Descriptors: Chemistry, College Science, College Students, Physics
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Collea, Francis P. – Science Education, 1974
Described is a model for preservice training of science teachers designed to help these individuals overcome some of the problems of "reality shock" encountered during the first year of teaching. The study provides an objective measure of the perceptual and behavioral changes that a first year science teacher undergoes and presents a discussion of…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Inservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Program Descriptions
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Rowe, Mary Budd – Science Education, 1974
The major purpose of this article is to elaborate on some of the philosophical, psychological, and evaluational questions that arise in an intentionally humanistic venture such as the preservice elementary program at the University of Florida, Gainesville. (PEB)
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Elementary School Teachers, Humanism, Humanistic Education
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Hurd, Paul Dehart – Science Education, 1973
Suggests new directions and concerns for science teacher education programs in response to the rapid changes occurring in American society. (JR)
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Futures (of Society), Preservice Teacher Education, Science Education
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Ost, David H. – Science Education, 1973
Advocates that science can be a path to the greatest fulfillment and self-actualization of man and discusses the importance of studying human values in science teacher education. (JR)
Descriptors: Futures (of Society), Individual Development, Preservice Teacher Education, Psychological Needs
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Shrigley, Robert L. – Science Education, 1974
Reports a study designed to assess the correlation of science knowledge and science attitude of third-year preservice elementary teachers (N=92) using Christman's Science From Concepts Achievement Test (SFCAT) and Shrigley's Science Attitude Scale for Preservice Teachers. A low positive correlation was found to exist between science attitude and…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Educational Research, Elementary School Teachers, Knowledge Level
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Jungwirth, E.; Dreyfus, A. – Science Education, 1974
Reported is an investigation to determine if the ability of student teachers to focus spontaneously on the noncontent aspects of unexpected situations could be increased by appropriate classroom experiences combined with visits to schools and subsequent analyses of the actual teaching situations. Results from post-tests supported the conclusion…
Descriptors: Biology, Educational Research, Preservice Teacher Education, Science Education
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Schaff, John F. – Science Education, 1974
One of a series (see SE 511 542 - 544) of articles dealing with views of individual science educators concerning the future of secondary science education as exemplified by developments at the individual's college or university. Discussed in this article are implications arising from competency based teacher education programs. (PEB)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Competency Based Education, Instruction, Opinions
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Gallagher, James Joseph – Science Education, 1974
One of a series (see SE 511 541, 543, and 544) of articles dealing with views of individual science educators concerning the future of secondary science education as exemplified by developments at the individual's college or university. Briefly described in this paper are some developments at Governors State University which serves an urban,…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Elementary School Science, Inservice Teacher Education, Science Education
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Bridgham, Robert G. – Science Education, 1974
One of a series (see SE 511 541, 542, and 544) of articles dealing with views of science educators concerning the future of secondary science education as exemplified by developments at the individual's college or university. This paper explores ways by which preservice teachers could gain experience in the public schools while inservice teachers…
Descriptors: Inservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Science Education, Secondary School Science
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Trowbridge, Leslie W. – Science Education, 1974
One of a series (see SE 511 541 - 543) of articles dealing with views of individual science educators concerning the future of secondary school science education as exemplified by developments at the individual's college or university. Described in this paper is a program aimed at preparing science teachers for work in innercity schools. (PEB)
Descriptors: Inner City, Preservice Teacher Education, Science Education, Secondary School Science
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Lang, Harry G. – Science Education, 1983
Provides educators involved with preservice and inservice training programs with a description of some resources available for sensitizing science teachers to the special needs of handicapped students. Most references have been developed by science teachers who have had direct experiences with these children. (JN)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Resource Materials
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Franz, Judy R.; Enochs, Larry G. – Science Education, 1982
Results of a national survey to determine state certification requirements for elementary school teaching were analyzed to determine the amount of science content required. Very few states appear to be mandating sufficient science training to ensure that elementary school teachers are prepared to teach science. (PB)
Descriptors: Degree Requirements, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Elementary School Teachers
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Cody, John T.; Treagust, David F. – Science Education, 1977
Utilizes a pretest-posttest design to determine if participants (N=26) exhibit significant gains in organic, inorganic, and biological chemistry concepts as the result of a six-week summer program. Significant gains in these areas and in an understanding of the methods and procedures used in scientific explanation are found. (CP)
Descriptors: Achievement, Biochemistry, Chemistry, College Science
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Milkent, Marlene M. – Science Education, 1977
Encourages the examination of incorrect responses given by students to questions in the belief that the responses will reveal information concerning subjects' logical thinking and concept-forming abilities. College students' incorrect responses to physical science questions are analyzed. (CP)
Descriptors: College Science, Concept Formation, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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