Inquiry techniques for teaching science / [compiled by] William D. Romey.

Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, [1968] .

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Subjects Science -- Study and teaching.
Sciences -- Étude et enseignement.
Description ix, 342 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1968]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Part One. Searching for a style of teaching science: What is science? -- Defining objectives -- Activity 1 -- Formulation and teaching of concepts -- Activity 2 -- Activity 3 -- Conceptual schemes -- The first task, establishing a need to know -- Activity 4 -- The role of activities and laboratory exercises in science classes -- Structured versus unstructured activities -- How often should activities be used? -- Functions of the teacher during laboratory activities -- Activity 5 -- Field trips in natural science -- Activity 6 -- Invitations to Inquiry -- Activity 7 -- Simulation, the use of games in the classroom -- Activity 8 -- Lectures in science courses -- Activity 9 -- The role of textbooks in science teaching -- Activity 10 -- Quantitative analysis of textbooks and laboratory manuals -- Activity 10A -- The role of audiovisual materials in the science classroom -- Activity 11 -- Introduction to scientific terminology -- Activity 12 -- The art of asking questions and of leading discussions -- Activity 13 -- Helping students learn to generalize -- Evaluating learning -- Activity 14 -- Teaching by contract and independent study methods, programming your course -- Activity 15 -- Problems of discipline in an activity-oriented classroom -- Developing a personal style of teaching -- Activity 16.
Part Two. Readings on the philosophy and methods of inquiry teaching in science: Concept formation and the nature of the learning experience: Liberal education for all youth / Jerome S. Bruner ; Does experience equal understanding? / David P. Butts ; Concept learning in science / Milton O. Pella ; A model for the interpretation and analysis of concept formulation / J.D. Novak ; Science teaching and the nature of science / James T. Robinson -- The nature of discovery: The act of discovery / Jerome S. Bruner ; On the problem of scientific discovery / G.L. Farre -- Educational objectives and the development of curriculua: Learning and motivation, implications for the teaching of science / Walter B. Waetjen ; Levels of performance in teaching / Fred W. Fox ; Science curriculum evaluation, observations on a position / Henry H. Walbesser ; Process patterns and structural themes in science / Donald Lundstrom and Lawrence Lowery -- Experimentation with teaching methods and styles: Experiment in learning discovery techniques / Thomas E. Tinsley, Jr. ; A comparison of the performance of ninth-grade and college students in an Earth science laboratory activity / William D. Romey and John H. Merrill ; Using history in teaching science / Melvin Berger ; Teaching from research papers / Howard B. Baumel and J. Joel Berger ; Teaching science by what authority? / Warren L. Strickland ; The study of teaching and the new science curricula / Maurice Belanger -- Contrasting techniques of teaching: Death of an investigation / Robert E. Samples ; Inquiry method: three interpretations / Alphoretta S. Fish and Bernice Goldmark ; The role of inquiry in science teaching / F. James Rutherford -- Critical analysis: opposing viewpoints on conceptual schemes: "Theory into action: as a projection of the rational tradition / James E. Russell ; "Theory into action," a critique / Bentley Glass ; An evaluaiton of the conceptual schemes approach to science curriculum development / David P. Ausubel -- Science in the total framework of instruction: Science, heuristics, and humanism / Donald W. Stotler ; Is science getting out of hand? / Barry Commoner ; Individuality and common purpose: the philosophy of science / Robert Sonné Cohen -- Activity 17 -- Objectives of this book.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)441344
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WorldCat Identities Romey, William D., 1930-
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