Science And Technology Education And Future Human Needs

Author: J. L. Lewis
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483190943
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Science and Technology Education and Future Human Needs is a collection of papers that tackle concerns in the education of future scientists, particularly concerns in identifying techniques and resource material. The title first covers the impact of science on society, and then proceeds to tackling the relevance of science. Next, the selection talks about the revision of science curricula. Chapter 4 deals with science education and the needs of developing countries, while Chapter 5 talks about problems in implementation. The sixth chapter covers the balance between technology and environment in development, and the seventh chapter tackles the nutritional concerns in national development. In the last chapter, the text talks about addressing human needs first before developing science and technology. The book will be of great interest to individuals concerned with the progress of science and technology.

Food Agriculture And Education

Author: A. N. Rao
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483161412
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Food, Agriculture and Education covers topics on the most significant for development, namely health; food and agriculture; energy; land, water and mineral resources; industry and technology; the environment; and information transfer. The book discusses agricultural science education for development; agriculture and biology education; and food production and general education. The text also describes the need for continuing education in food and agriculture; nutrition and science education; and food preservation and storage. The continuing education for rural women; nutrition and agricultural education based on biological principles; the aspects of education related to food and agriculture in developing countries; and UNESCO and nutrition education are also considered.

Energy Resources In Science Education

Author: D. F. Kirwan
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 148319096X
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Energy Resources in Science Education contains essays from the 1985 International Conference on Science and Technology Education and Future Human Needs held in India. The conference addresses the issue of developing alternative energy sources. It also focuses on the major role teachers plays in the development of the children who will benefit from the outcome of the conference. The book provides some ideas about energy and teaching practices that have contributed to successful education of energy in the schools around the world. The text begins with an introduction to the concept of education as it relates to energy production and conversion. Some useful teaching methods are identified such as field trip activities, creating solar-powered projects and, the use of audio-visual aids. Guidelines in developing an energy curriculum are also discussed in the book. The text can serve as a useful tool for school directors, teachers, policymakers, students, and researchers in the field of education.

Science Education And Information Transfer

Author: C. A. Taylor
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483146480
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Science Education and Information Transfer reviews developments in the areas of science education and information transfer. Topics covered include the use of games in science and technology education, transfer of information using readily available technology, and networking. The concepts of global learning and distance learning are also discussed, along with the use of video techniques and computer technology to transfer information. This volume is comprised of 10 chapters and begins with an overview of the information society, the usability of information, and the efficiency of information transfer. The discussion then turns to the use of games to teach science and technology; the most readily available technology for transferring information from teachers to students; and networking as a means to transfer information. The following chapters explore the concept and practice of global learning in the perspective of dissemination of scientific and technological knowledge in response to human needs; the use of microcomputers in the teaching of science; and some of the features of distance learning. The final chapter is devoted to teaching information technology in the classroom. This monograph will be of interest to planners, practitioners, researchers, and other professionals in the field of science education and information technology.

The Environment And Science And Technology Education

Author: A. V. Baez
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483161609
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The Environment and Science and Technology Education covers topics on key issues in environmental education; school-based primary and secondary education; and community-based environmental education. The book also discusses topics on tertiary, professional and vocational environmental education and non-formal public environmental education. The text will give practical help to teachers in all countries in order to raise standards of education in those topics essential for development.

Education Industry And Technology

Author: D. J. Waddington
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483190951
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Education, Industry and Technology is a result of a conference in Bangalore, which discusses industrial and technological issues in primary school science and other related topics. This text specifically examines building applications into secondary science curricula and strategies for teaching science, including the use of games and simulations, work experience programs, industrial visits, and methods of promoting technology as the means for solving problems. The needs of industry and the role of tertiary institutions in development are also some of the highlights of this text. This book will be very helpful to educators and government administrators assigned to advance education.

Ethics And Social Responsibility In Science Education

Author: M. J. Frazer
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483160572
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Ethics and Social Responsibility in Science Education discusses the principles and approaches to the problems of ethics and social responsibility in science education. The book is divided into three parts. The first part, Principles and Approach, explores the nature of moral education and the ethics; social responsibility of science; and the roles of scientists and engineers in societal issues. The second part, Problems and Prospects, covers different social and cultural issues in relation to ethics in science such as international stability; food production; human experimentation; medical ethics; chemical pollution; and energy production. The third part, Teaching Methodology, talks about the importance and styles of teaching ethics and social responsibility in science education. The text is recommended for practitioners, researchers, and educators in the different fields of science. Those who wish to know the importance of ethics in the socio-cultural aspect of sciences will also find this book helpful.

Land Water And Mineral Resources In Science Education

Author: Norman J. Graves
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483160831
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Land, Water and Mineral Resources in Science Education presents the proceedings of a workshop that tackles land, water, and mineral resources, held in Bangalore, India in August 1985. The book is divided into four parts. Part 1, which serves as an introduction, covers the problems related to and teaching about the use of land, water, and mineral resources. Part 2 discusses the viewpoints and problems of land use and its educational implications. Part 3 talks about the problems and necessary developments for water resources, and Part 4 tackles the educational aspect of mineral resources and their nature, as well as mineral exploration. The text is recommended for educators who intend to improve the teaching of natural resources, the issues and problems that surround them, and their importance to humanity. The book will also be appreciated by those who work in fields that deal with natural resources.