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Analysis of Question and Sentence in High Environmental Science Textbook (고등학교 환경과학 교과서의 질문과 문장 내용 분석)

  • Lee, Bong-Hun;Moon, Seong-Bae;Moon, Jung-Dae
    • Journal of Environmental Science International
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    • v.6 no.3
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    • pp.213-218
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    • 1997
  • The question style In high school enoronmental science textbook was examined in terms of the placement, frequency, and type of question, and then analyzed the kind of scientific Inquiry process elicited by the question In the topic of textbook using the Tektbook guestioning Strategy Assessment Instrument (TQSAI). The average number of question per topic was only 0.6. The number of all Question In the high school enororunental science textbook was very little : the number of non-experiential Question was 8 and that of experiential one was 3. The total number of sentence was 1,236 and the ratio of the number of Question to that of sentence was 0.9% . The frequency of non-experlential question was higher than that of experiential one. In action part of the textbook, there were more kinds of Question styles than In the matin part.

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A Qualitative Approach for using '99 Korean Top Ten Pieces of News of the Environmental Field in the Environmental Issue Education (99년 한국의 10대 환경 뉴스'의 환경 쟁점 수업에의 활용 가능성 고찰)

  • 구수정;김영신;박윤복
    • Hwankyungkyoyuk
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    • v.13 no.2
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    • pp.24-37
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    • 2000
  • Korean civil and environmental organizations had selected and announced ‘The top ten pieces of news in the environmental field of the year’ on Dec. 2, 1999. This study investigated the possibilities that these could be used as subject matters of environmental curriculum and infused into the environmental textbook of secondary schools, referring to documents and internet materials. The top ten pieces of environmental news could be clarified as controversial topics. The locality was analyzed that 2 pieces occurred mainly in a specific area, 4 pieces in several areas and 4 pieces around all over the country. Most of them had the opposing partners as the federal and local governmental vs. civil organizations and people. Each of them could be used as subject matters for 7 to 13 contents domains of the 6th and 7th Korean environmental curriculum. The knowledge of most of them had related counterpart concepts to be infused into the ‘Environmental Science’textbook for the high school students. The results suggested that more concerns and efforts are needed to deal and use these controversial issues as real world problems of Korea in the environmental education practices

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