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Needed Research in Science Education

by Fletcher G. Watson & William W. Cooley - 1960

Confident theory and practical action in education, as in science, must be based upon the results of research. However, now that the spotlight of public concern has been turned abruptly upon science-teaching in the schools, we find that proven research in this area is not sufficient to guide us in determining what changes would be profitable for improving the teaching of science. Some advances have been made, but only on a narrow front.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 59, No. 1

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 61 Number 9, 1960, p. 297-312
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 19847, Date Accessed: 9/30/2020 3:30:10 AM

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