Description - Rethinking Scientific Literacy by Wolff-Michael Roth
Rethinking Scientific Literacy presents a new perspective on science learning as a tool for improving communities. By focusing on case studies inside and outside of the classroom, the authors illuminate the relevance of science in students' everyday lives, offering a new vision of scientific literacy that is inextricably linked with social responsibility and community development. The goal if not tote memorization of facts and theories, but a broader competency in scientific thinking and the ability to generate positive change.
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Author Biography - Wolff-Michael Roth
Wolff-Michael Roth is Lansdowne Professor, Applied Cognitive Science and Science Education, University of Victoria. Angela Calabrese Barton is Associate Professor of Science Education and Director of Science Education, Department of Math, Science, and Technology, Teachers College, Columbia University.