International science and technology education : exploring culture, economy and social perceptions

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  • Creator edited by Ortwin Renn, Nicole C. Karafyllis, Andreas Hohlt and Dorothea Taube
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, [2015]. ©2015
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  • Physical Details
    • xxvi, 245 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 9781138887374, 1138887374, 9781315714172, 9781138887381, 1138887382
  • OCLC ocn907178288


  • "Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften."
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Why 'technology' is not universal : philosophical remarks on the language and culture issue of STEM education / Nicole C. Karafyllis -- Universals in STEM education : interview with Heinz Duddeck (engineer) and Randolf Menzel (biologist) -- The shift in public perception of science and science education in post-war Japan / Takuji Okamoto -- Gunpla robot toys and the popularization of robotics in Japan / Cosima Wagner -- From national mission to what? : shifts in the implications of science and technology in Korea / Jung-Ok Ha -- Challenges for STEM education in India / Sundar Sarukkai -- Corporate social responsibility programmes for STEM education : cases from the Indian technology cluster city of Hyderabad / Nagalakshmi Chelluri, Avvari V. Mohan -- Highlights of STEM education in Egypt / Ghada K. Gholam, Nasser Mansour -- Tertiary education in the GCC countries (UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia) : how economy, gender and culture affect the field of STEM / Nicole C. Karafyllis -- Science culture in Brazilian society / Simon Schwartzman -- Policy controversies in science education in Brazil : a brief overview / Elizabeth Balbachevsky, Edilene Cruz -- Closing the achievement gap and building the pipeline through STEM education : a U.S. perspective / Yvonne M. Spicer -- The NRC framework and the next generation science standards : an opportunity to improve science education in the USA / Arthur Eisenkraft -- STEM education from a comparative transnational perspective : results of a Group Delphi process / Dorothea Taube, Ortwin Renn, Andreas Hohlt -- Lessons learned : towards unity in diversity / Andreas Hohlt, Ortwin Renn, Dorothea Taube, Nicole C. Karafyllis -- Responding to challenges of rapid global change by strengthening local STEM education / Ilan Chabay
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