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Science Education In Global Perspective

Lessons From Five Countries, 1st Edition

By Margrete Siebert Klein, F. James Rutherford, F James Rutherford, Margrete S. Klein


254 pages

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The decline in the quality of American public school instruction, particularly in science and mathematics, is a well-documented subject of concern for our nation. This book examines the educational systems in Japan, the People's Republic of China, East and West Germany, and the Soviet Union, countries that have developed particularly innovative app

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction: Science Education in Other Countries— Issues and Questions -- Science Education in Contemporary Japan -- Precollege Science Education in the People’s Republic of China -- Two Worlds of Science Learning: A Look at the Germanies -- Science Education in the USSR -- The Soviet Challenge in Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education -- Lessons from Five Countries

About the Authors

 Klein, Margrete Siebert

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General