Scientific Literacy : A Conceptual Overview

  title={Scientific Literacy : A Conceptual Overview},
  author={R{\"U}DIGER C. LAUGKSCH},
  • Published 1999
In this review of the published literature in English on the concept of scientific literacy, the net is cast wider than just the professional science education community, and the diverse works on scientific literacy are brought together in an interpretative synthesis of this literature. Scientific literacy is first placed in an historical context, and a number of different factors that influence interpretations of this concept are discussed thereafter. These factors include the number of… CONTINUE READING