Free-Choice Science Education: How We Learn Science Outside of School
John Falk, Elizabeth Donovan, Richard A. Duschl, Rosalie Woods
Teachers College Press, Apr 27, 2001 - Education - 216 pages
This seminal book describes the nature and extent of science learning in America with particular attention to the innumerable sources of science education existing outside the formal education system. Falk and his well-respected colleagues provide examples from research and practice on how to better understand, facilitate and communicate about free-choice science learning, including policy recommendations for insuring its growth and integration within the complex learning environment of the 21st century.
This important and timely volume: