Holistic physics education in upper secondary level based on the optional course of physics

Pirkko Kärnä
2012 Nordina: Nordic Studies in Science Education  
The goal of this research was to improve teaching and to widen the perspective on how physics is taught. Holistic physics education means in this research teaching, in which all goals of the curriculum are taken into account. These involve knowledge, skills and personal value and attitude goals. Research task was to clarify how the educational goals involving student's values and attitudes can be carried out through the subject content of physics. How does the physics teacher communicate the
more » ... ern world view through the content of the physics class?
doi:10.5617/nordina.339 fatcat:z7j4u7phwbeazmdzgojqmqavkq