INFLUENCE OF NANOTECHNOLOGY RELATED SSI PROGRAM ON COMPETENCIES OF HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS IN KOREA Cover Image

INFLUENCE OF NANOTECHNOLOGY RELATED SSI PROGRAM ON COMPETENCIES OF HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS IN KOREA
INFLUENCE OF NANOTECHNOLOGY RELATED SSI PROGRAM ON COMPETENCIES OF HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS IN KOREA

Author(s): Hae-Ae Seo, Hye-Sook Lee, Soonok Kim
Subject(s): Education, School education
Published by: Scientia Socialis, UAB
Keywords: socio-scientific issues; competencies; nanotechnology; South Korea;
Summary/Abstract: The study aimed to examine how a nanotechnology related SSI program influences on key competencies of high school students in Korea. Results showed that some competencies were significantly increased, while ability to work collaboratively in a group was not. Inclusion of a real life context and inquiry approach were important and specific instructional strategies which can develop certain competencies effectively. Implications for teaching such programs can be further discussed.

  • Page Range: 118-121
  • Page Count: 4
  • Publication Year: 2017
  • Language: English