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DEVELOPMENT OF NUCLEAR ENERGY AND RADIATION TEXTBOOKS FOR ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE, AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
- Han, Eun Ok (Department of Education & Research, Korea Academy of Nuclear Safety) ;
- Kim, Jae Rok (Department of Education & Research, Korea Academy of Nuclear Safety) ;
- Choi, Yoon Seok (Department of Education & Research, Korea Academy of Nuclear Safety) ;
- Lochhead, James (Department of English Education, Pusan National University)
- Received : 2015.06.18
- Accepted : 2015.08.13
- Published : 2015.09.30
To develop tailored elementary, middle, and high school textbooks suitable for understanding the nuclear energy and radiation, quantitative and qualitative research was carried out in parallel, which included nine steps to ensure the validity of content and structure. The elementary, middle, and high school students wanted to acquire information used in their daily lives, including the definition of nuclear energy and radiation, principles and status of nuclear power generation, and information about irradiated food, medical radiation, and radiation in life. In the evaluation of the effects of textbook contents according to the educational requirements of each school level, high suitability frequencies (>80%) were shown for the human character, education goals, curriculum goals, evaluation method, and education time. At some levels, the high suitability frequencies (>70%) were shown for the education grade, education type, and textbook type.
Supported by : Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning
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