Reshaping their views: Science as liberal arts
Article first published online: 8 SEP 2005
Copyright © 2005 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
New Directions for Teaching and Learning
Special Issue: Identity, Learning, and the Liberal Arts
Volume 2005, Issue 103, pages 51–60, Autumn (Fall) 2005
How to Cite
Bramble, J. (2005), Reshaping their views: Science as liberal arts. New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 2005: 51–60. doi: 10.1002/tl.203
- Issue published online: 8 SEP 2005
- Article first published online: 8 SEP 2005
General-education science courses should provide students with a foundation of knowledge about how the natural world works, a clear understanding of the nature of science and scientific inquiry, and an appreciation for the relationship between science and society. This chapter suggests a variety of approaches to engage students in their own learning and, with appropriate reflection, help them construct more scientific worldviews.