SOME TRENDS IN SCIENCE TEACHER TRAINING: THE EXPERIENCE IN THE UNITED STATES AND THE CZECH REPUBLIC

SOME TRENDS IN SCIENCE TEACHER TRAINING: THE EXPERIENCE IN THE UNITED STATES AND THE CZECH REPUBLIC

Journal

  • Journal title: Problems of Education in the 21st Century
  • ISSN: 1822-7864 (print) 2538-7111 (online)
  • Publisher: Problems of Education in the 21st Century
  • Country of publisher: lithuania
  • Date added to EuroPub: 2017/May/23

Subject and more

  • LCC Subject Category: Education
  • Publisher's keywords: science education, professional competence
  • Language of fulltext: english
  • Full-text formats available: PDF

AUTHORS

    Danuše Nezvalová, Michael Svec

EDITORIAL INFORMATION

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ABSTRACT

The paper looks at key trends in the concept of the science teacher training in two different institutions: Furman University in US and Palacky University Olomouc in the Czech Republic. It focuses on the description of study programs at these institutions and comparison of the approaches to the science teacher training. There are two basic concepts used to identify the essence of the professionalism of the science teacher: the scientific knowledge and professional competence of the science teacher.

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