Abo Bibliothek: Guest
Digitales Portal Digitale Bibliothek eBooks Zeitschriften Referenzen und Berichte Forschungssammlungen
Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering
SJR: 0.468 SNIP: 0.671 CiteScore™: 1.65

ISSN Druckformat: 1072-8325
ISSN Online: 1940-431X

Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering

DOI: 10.1615/JWomenMinorScienEng.v11.i3.40
pages 257-272

TEACHING SCIENCE WITH THE SOCIAL STUDIES OF SCIENCE FOR EQUITY

Muriel Lederman
Virginia Tech

ABSTRAKT

Integrating the social studies of science into science education would make explicit the cultures of science, which have been revealed by historians, philosophers, sociologists, and feminist science scholars. These cultures include the institutions of science, the interaction of science and the society in which it is practiced, and the internal culture of science. This pedagogy may be a route to increasing equity in science, by giving women and members of other under-represented groups an appreciation of the factors causing their alienation from the enterprise and the tools to change science for social justice. In this article, I present the theoretical basis of this position, along with the implementation strategies and preliminary assessment for a sophomore level biology course based on this perspective.


Articles with similar content:

SCIENCE EXPERIENCES AMONG FEMALE ATHLETES: RACE MAKES A DIFFERENCE
Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, Vol.9, 2003, issue 3&4
Rebecca S. Kraus, Sandra L. Hanson
THE UNDERGRADUATE STEM RESEARCH EXPERIENCES OF AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES AT A HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGE
Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, Vol.19, 2013, issue 2
Jann Adams, Cheryl B. Leggon, Willie Pearson, Jr., Ulrica Wilson, Sinead Younge
"DO THEY EVEN HAVE THAT ANYMORE": THE IMPACT OF REDESIGNING A MINORITY ENGINEERING PROGRAM
Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, Vol.18, 2012, issue 3
Teri J. Murphy, Randa Shehab, Cindy E. Foor
USING TECHNOLOGY TO STRENGTHEN MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE INSTRUCTION IN ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOLS
Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, Vol.5, 1999, issue 1
Sharon Sherman, Robert Weber
FACTORS IMPACTING THE ACADEMIC CLIMATE FOR LGBQ STEM FACULTY
Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, Vol.20, 2014, issue 1
Susan R. Rankin, Eric V. Patridge, Ramon S. Barthelemy