East-asian Primary Science Curricula: An Overview Using Revised Bloom's Taxonomy by Yew-jin LeeEast-asian Primary Science Curricula: An Overview Using Revised Bloom's Taxonomy by Yew-jin Lee

East-asian Primary Science Curricula: An Overview Using Revised Bloom's Taxonomy

byYew-jin Lee, Mijung Kim, Qingna Jin

Paperback | September 30, 2016

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This book describes a comparative study of the primary science learning objectives (from the cognitive domain) in the curriculum of six high-achieving East Asian states - mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, Japan and Singapore. Specifically, the authors use one of the most widely accepted and useful tools in curriculum research - revised Bloom's Taxonomy. This is the first time that such findings from all six states have been published in one place and the results are valuable for policymakers, educators and researchers around the globe. Our new English translations of the primary science learning objectives in China, Taiwan and Korea will also greatly facilitate future analyses of these curricula.
Dr. Lee Yew Jin trained as a secondary school biology teacher in Singapore. Currently, his interests are in primary science, curriculum studies, science as a way of knowing, and informal learning environments. He also brings sociocultural concepts of learning as well as theoretical insights from the social sciences and humanities. His ...
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Title:East-asian Primary Science Curricula: An Overview Using Revised Bloom's TaxonomyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:81 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.17 inPublished:September 30, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9811026890

ISBN - 13:9789811026898

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Primary Science Curricula: Past and Present Realities.- Chapter 2 Revised Bloom's Taxonomy: The Swiss Army Knife in Curriculum Research.- Chapter 3 Curricula, Coders, and Coding.- Chapter 4 The Intellectual Demands of East-Asian Primary Science Curricula.- Chapter 5 The Shape of Intellectual Demands in East-Asia Primary Science Curricula.