The Model of the Evolution of the Knowledge Content and Contemporary Science Education Crisis

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Tadeusz Wibig 1,* Punsiri Dam-o 1

1. Physics Department, University of Łódź Pomorska 149/153, 90-236 Łódź, Poland.

* Corresponding author.


Received: 12 Sep. 2011 / Revised: 20 Oct. 2011 / Accepted: 5 Nov. 2011 / Published: 8 Jan. 2012

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Science Education, knowledge system, knowledge evolution


We try to diagnose the situation in science education in the beginning of the 21st century. The coincidence of the occurrence of the global science education crisis and rapid acceleration of development of the science itself allows us to derive a differential equation describing basic patterns of development of human knowledge, using a few quite obvious parameters defined by social and biological determinants of the given moment in history.We then examine the proposed solutions of the general educational problem. Predictions about the evolution of knowledge/science give us the ability to reject some of them,and the analysis of social needs, seems to lead to the one,which we called a "three-way system".

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Tadeusz Wibig, Punsiri Dam-o, "The Model of the Evolution of the Knowledge Content and Contemporary Science Education Crisis", International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science (IJMECS), vol.4, no.1, pp.61-75, 2012. DOI:10.5815/ijmecs.2012.01.08


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