Upgrading Physics Education to Meet the Needs of Society (Hardback)Mauricio Pietrocola (editor)
Hardback 398 Pages / Published: 21/01/2019
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Nations around the globe consider physics education an important tool of economic and social development and currently advocate the use of innovative strategies to prepare students for knowledge and skills acquisition. Particularly in the last decade, a series of revisions were made to physics curricula in an attempt to cope with the changing needs and expectations of society. Educational transformation is a major challenge due to educational systems' resistance to change. Updated curriculum content, pedagogical facilities (for example, computers in a school), new teaching and learning strategies and the prejudice against girls in physics classes are all issues that have to be addressed. Educational research provides a way to build schemas and resources to promote changes in physics education. This volume presents physics teaching and learning research connected with the main educational scenarios.
Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
Number of pages: 398
Dimensions: 235 x 155 mm
Edition: 1st ed. 2018
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