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Educational Implications for Pre-Service Science Teacher Training through the Comparative Analysis between `Integrated Science` based on the 2015 Revised Science Curriculum and Educational Contents presented in the Pre-Service Science Teachers` Textbooks of the College of Education
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Educational Implications for Pre-Service Science Teacher Training through the Comparative Analysis between `Integrated Science` based on the 2015 Revised Science Curriculum and Educational Contents presented in the Pre-Service Science Teachers` Textbooks of the College of Education
Kim, Nam Hui; Shim, Kew-Cheol;
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 Abstract
The purpose of this study is to examine implications of pre-service science teacher training by analyzing science field integration and connection between learning content presented in `Integrated Science` for high school students based on the 2015 revised science curriculum, and in pre-service science learning materials (textbooks) of the college of education. For this study, the 2015 revised `Integrated Science` curriculum and 11 types of pre-service science teachers` learning materials related to physics, chemistry, biological science, and earth science were selected. The results were as follows. Most of the learning content presented in the 2015 revised `Integrated Science` curriculum had integrated two or more science fields. Also, almost all learning content presented in the 2015 revised `Integrated Science` curriculum were included in pre-service science teachers` education content, with educational content for chemistry introduced at the highest rate. The textbooks for pre-service science teachers had the most learning contents of `Energy and Environment` domain of `Integrated Science` for high school students. Accordingly, these results suggest that `integrated science materials` should be developed for proper the curriculum implementation. Also, training courses for science teachers responsible for `Integrated Science` are required. Furthermore, a revised curriculum for the college of education and a method to link with certification examinations for secondary school teachers are needed.
 Keywords
pre-service science teacher;teacher training;high school students;science curriculum;Integrated science;
 Language
Korean
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