1st Edition

Science Education In Global Perspective Lessons From Five Countries

    254 Pages
    by Routledge

    252 Pages
    by Routledge

    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

    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


     Klein, Margrete Siebert