|aSTS education :|binternational perspectives on reform /|cedited by Joan Solomon, Glen Aikenhead.
|aNew York :|bTeachers College Press, Columbia University,|cc1994.
|axi, 260 p. :|bill. ;|c24 cm.
|aWays of knowing in science series
|aBased on papers presented at an international STS symposium, held in 1990 at Oxford University.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 229-250) and index.
|aConflict between mainstream science and STS in science education / J. Solomon -- The social contract of science: implications for teaching science / G. Aikenhead -- The rationale of STS education is in the approach / J. Ziman -- STS in the school curriculum: a movement overtaken by history? / D. Layton -- What is STS science teaching? / G. Aikenhead -- Teacher-assisted STS learning / B. Williams -- STS teaching in Britain / A. Hunt -- Developing a model for issue-oriented science / H. Thier and B. Nagle -- Teaching ChemCon: can we use the text without being used by the text? / W. Carlsen, G. Kelly and C. Cunningham -- Knowledge, values and the public choice of science knowledge / J. Solomon -- STS beyond school: public perceptions and sources of knowledge / A. Lucas -- African cultural perspectives and the teaching of science / O. Jegede -- Innovative science teaching in rural schools in India: questioning social beliefs and superstitions / A. Rampal -- Learning STS and judgments in the classroom: do boys and girls differ? / J. Solomon -- The two-way street: refoming science education and transforming masculine science / H. Rose -- Consequences to learning science through STS: a research perspective / G. Aikenhead -- Toward a map of problems in STS research / J. Solomon -- The inplementation of an STS chemistry course in Australia: a research perspective / P. Fensham and D. Corrigan -- Toward a research base for teaching ionizing radiation in a risk perspective / H. Eijkelhof -- Collaborative research and development to produce an STS course for school science / G. Aikenhead.