Citizenship education and the social implications of science and scientific learning


Ratcliffe, Mary (2006) Citizenship education and the social implications of science and scientific learning. In, Breslin, Tony and Dufour, Barry (eds.) Developing Citizens: A comprehensive introduction to effective citizenship education in the Secondary school. London, UK, Hodder Murray, 168-175.

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Why is science not as prominent as it could be in the citizenship curriculum? This chapter explores this question. It proposes some strategies which allow students to consider socio-scientific issues as part of their entitlement to a curriculum which prepares them for future challenges.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBNs: 0340926821 (paperback)
9780340926826 (paperback)
Keywords: citizenship education, socio-scientific issues, science education
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2361 Curriculum
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Education > Professional Practice & Pedagogy
ePrint ID: 58081
Date Deposited: 12 Aug 2008
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:40
Publisher: Hodder Murray
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/58081

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